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Leon Anderson and Michael Bakan -- Brushes with Greatness, the Return

Presented by Blue Tavern Tallahassee at Blue Tavern, Tallahassee FL

Jul 24 2021
Leon Anderson and Michael Bakan -- Brushes with Greatness, the Return

Tallahassee’s preeminent drumming/percussion gurus, Professors Leon Anderson and Michael Bakan of the FSU College of Music, return to Blue Tavern–tiny drum sets and brushes (no sticks!) in hand–for a draw-dropping evening of percussive artistry!

Three years ago, Leon Anderson and Michael Bakan squeezed onto the tiny Blue Tavern stage behind two appropriately tiny drum sets in front of a packed house, drum brushes in hand. The folks in attendance that night figured on hearing some virtuosic drumming to be sure, but what they likely didn't see coming was the extraordinarily musical--and musically diverse--performance that would unfold over the next three hours, capturing all in attendance in its thrall. Drawing upon an immense range of

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1206 North Monroe St., Tallahassee, FL 32303

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