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10 Reasons To Drum For Your Health
You may (or may not) know that I have been a professional singing drummer since I was in high school. While to some, we drummers sit on a seat (known in drumming lingo as a "throne;" please keep your jokes to yourself!), most drumming requires a fair amount of physical and mental abilities…
2nd Annual All Star Music Scholarship
Your Essay Topic: share an experience communicating your appreciation or love of the art of music. Essay length is 400 – 650 words. The winner will receive 4 months of free class music lessons on his or her instrument of choice (piano, drum or guitar) plus 2 additional months of lessons at a d…
Are The iPod’s Days Numbered?
Some tech blogs are speculating on the possible discontinuation of the product that launched Apple into the stratosphere, and sparked a revolution in both the personal electronics and music industries: the iPod. Unit sales have declined over the last couple of years, as more and more smartphones (wi…
Music for Mass Consumption
As part of the Crossroads Community Band's 2014 Spring Concert Series, this concert will feature both the Victoria Civic Choir, under the direction of Dr. Marylynn Fletcher, and the Crossroads Community Band. The Show will be performed at the VISD Fine Arts Center (1002 Sam Houston Drive), on T…
Catch Skeeter In The Act This Weekend!
Come on out this weekend to hear some LIVE music, played and sung by actual professional musicians! I'll be playing with Joe Salinas & the Dance Hall Demons this Friday night (March 21st) at the Chicken Ranch Dance Hall in Nechanintz/Ledbetter (just outside of La Grange). so make plans …
Skeeter Welcomes Singer/Songwriter Bobby Marquez
Wednesday morning (February 5, 2014), my in-studio guest will be singer/songwriter, Bobby Marquez. Bobby is a native of Freer, TX, but I met Bobby more than a dozen years ago when I was living in Nashville, TN, where Bobby calls home these days. Bobby will be one of the featured entertainers during …
Throwback Thursday: Skeeter Sings “Playboy”
Here's a throwback going back almost 10 years. It's a video from a show I played at in Paragould, Arkansas at the Collins Theater. It's me, singing a classic Wynn Stewart song called, "Playboy," with the Penny Brothers Band.
 
The band features Rick Penny (bass), Robert Penny (rhythm guitar)…
Study: Drummers Are ‘Natural Intellectuals’
I love it when science and medicine confirm something I've known most of my life! I hate to brag, but hey...this was a scientific study, and who am I to argue with scientists; especially when their conclusions serve to boost my ego a little? If you know (or are yourself) a drummer, this will ma…

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