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Beat Rockers featured on Huffington Post!

The Huffington Post did a fantastic video piece on Beat Rockers! Big day at the Lavelle School last Friday… “A Beat Boxing Class for the Blind”, produced by Damiano Beltrami. Advertisements

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NY Daily News Article and Video on Beat Rockers

Great article and video about the kids covered by NY Daily News. Sounds like Scott, the school’s music teacher, has been practicing his kick, hi-hat, and snares…! “Bobby’s son Taylor McFerrin teaches beatboxing in Beat Rockers program at local school … Continue reading

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We’re so proud of these kids. Please help us continue this program!

The Lavelle School for the Blind Beat Rockers gave a final performance at school to show off their newly acquired skills in front of all their friends, teachers, and parents. They were accompanied by Beat Rockers instructors Taylor McFerrin, Adam … Continue reading

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Week 4 & 5 Classes: Ableton Live Sessions

Taylor brought some of his toys into the classroom this week, and has been showing the kids how to make music on the fly using an innovative music production program called Ableton Live and a midi keyboard. We passed a … Continue reading

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Week 3: Class 3 and 4 Feat. Kenny Muhammad [AUDIO]

This week we had a special guest, Kenny Muhammad “The Human Orchestra,” come into class to share his incredible and unique beatboxing talent and inspiration with the class. His presence opened up a whole new opportunity for these students to … Continue reading

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Week 2: Classes in Session [AUDIO]

Check out these audio clips from the second week of classes! One of the students, Taeshan, got on the keys and jammed with professors Taylor, Adam, and Chesney – first to a bluesy tune and then a fun little melody, … Continue reading

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