Glen Velez

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Four-time Grammy Award-winner Glen Velez is an acclaimed soloist, member of the Percussive Arts Society Hall of Fame, and seminal figure in the modern history of the Frame Drum. He has brought a new genre of drumming to the Western world, inspired by years of studying world frame drumming techniques. Velez teaches at the Mannes College of Music and the Juilliard School in New York and enthusiastically adapts Tambourine playing to all forms of ancient music.