About This Program
The Global Beat Connection
The American invention of the drum kit has influenced a world of popular musical genres. Join Ryan Diehl and his band for the “Global Beat Connection” which takes students on a journey to explore the drum kit’s influence around the world. Stops along the way include: the U.S., Brazil, the Caribbean, and Africa. This exciting, highly-interactive music assembly connects students’ love of modern music to its rhythmic roots.