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Published: 2003/09/18

Cyro Baptista to Host Percussion Clinic in Chicago

Renowned percussionist Cyro Baptista and members of Beat the Donkey will host a percussion clinic this weekend in Chicago as part of the World Music Festival. The workshop will take place Saturday at 2 p.m. at Rhythm. Fans are encouraged to bring drums and percussion instruments for the interactive seminar. Baptistas extensive resume includes work with Sting, Paul Simon, Herbie Hancock, Dr. John, John Zorn, Yo-Yo Ma, David Byrne and Trey Anastasio, among others. Complete information on the workshop is available at

Beat the Donkey will also appear at two Festival shows this weekend in the Windy City: Friday at the Museum of Contemporary Art and Saturday at Martyrs.
An additional drum workshop will be held Friday, September 26 in New York City. For details, visit

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