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In this Bonus episode with the world-class woodwind specialist, Pedro Eustache, we wound up talking about:
🎷 How he transports all his instruments when performing with Hans Zimmer
🎷 How Pedro creates new instruments
🎷 How to play what you hear in your head
🎷 An improvisation tip about playing conceptually and a Coltrane example
🎷 Pedro’s 3 principles for transcribing
🎷 An exercise to play through the changes
🎷 And more!
Pedro, widely known as Pedro Flute, is an award winning world-class flute/winds/wind synthesist/electronics soloist; composer, lecturer, educator, and researcher.
Pedro is a founding member of El Sistema’s “Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra” (Venezuela).
He has a collection of around 600 musical instruments [both acoustic,& electronic], which includes many uniquely designed/built by himself.
Pedro is the winds featured soloist with “Hans Zimmer Live”, and held the same position with New-Age super star Yanni from 1995-2006.
He has also performed with Sir Paul McCartney, Sir John Williams, Herb Albert, Alex Acuna and countless others.
The link to his full Bio is below.
Here’s the Video:
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Bio pdf link: http://pedroflute.com/Pedro_Eustache_%20Bio_english.pdf
Wikipedia Bio: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pedro_Eustache
Donna’s review of the Rovner Products
Amazing Grace from his Hymns of Yesterday & Today album: https://open.spotify.com/album/5q0NwXnbXdFw7iWl9ecvw1
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