All about the beat
Austinites take their drum circles seriously, so when the chance comes to learn from a master, who can pass it up? Jeff Ryder recruited Grammy Award-winning artist Nina Rodriguez, above, to share a bit of her gift with others in a free clinics outside his Northwest Austin shop on Thursday. After Rodriguez came none other than Sheila E. Headline percussionists are a highlight of the ongoing lessons at Ryder’s Drum Shop on West Anderson Lane.
Melissa Garcia and her son Jaxon Cook get in on the drum circle Thursday.