The Texaco oil can certainly sounds better than the Shell oil can. Must be vintage.
Holy cow, that was inspiring! Makes me feel bad for being so privileged. I almost cried when that kid played the oil drum cello, what beautiful music. I need to go practice some more.
Very inspiring, on several levels. Thank you for posting it!
In Burundi, Africa, the youngest of children can beat out amazingly complex poly rhythms on home made percussion instruments... and their timing would rival the best drum teachers in America. It's astounding.
Several of the tribes I saw had a 50 gallon oil drum in the center of their village, with animal skins stretched across the top and bottom, and they would all take turns leading on it. Just percussion/drums... and voices... and it was some of the most beautiful music I've ever heard. It reminds me of the scene in The Shawshank Redemption when Andy plays the Mozart piece for the inmates in the courtyard... and time seemed to stop for a moment.
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