I worked with Riverdance and Heartbeat of Home at a special performance at iFest in Boston this fall, and a nice Irish dancer in the audience videotaped the gig. Here's a couple of numbers from Heartbeat, including the bodhran and dance feature, "Stardance".
I've recently created a half hour television special of music and video art that will air this fall on BRIC Media Arts Brooklyn Public Network called Brooklyn Chill Out, Pop-up Drum Trance (below.) Go ahead, turn up your speakers or chill out with headphones, and let me know what you think. If the graphics look familiar, it's because they were created by the super-talented Tracey Berglund, the artist for the original VH1 show "Pop Up Video". To download a free MP3 version of the entire piece, click the "Music" tab on the right of this page.
Someone asked me to post a video of myself playing a bodhran solo (I know, what was he thinking?) Instead, I made this little claymation with my alter-ego playing for me. Meet "Boo" Ron Casey!
And here's another - spooky drumming cats!
Special thanks to the great photographer Miriam Berkley for the shot below, taken at the Dumbo Arts Festival in Brooklyn this fall. See more of her work at www.miriamberkley.com.
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