Will Thoren interviews Australian Aboriginal didgeridoo player William Barton for LA Outback. Will and William have been friends for about four years and they discuss William’s involvement with incorporating didgeridoo into classical music arrangements. The interview was conducted January 2011 during William’s trip to the US while visiting friends.
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Who would have thought that when we came up with the crazy idea of selling didgeridoos on the internet, we’d wind up being where we are today. Considering what was originally going to be some extra pocket money and help supplement our other jobs, neither of us imagined that the journey would become such an amazing one. CLICK HERE to view 100 photos of LA Outback didgeridoo history! Today marks the actual day that we went down to city hall, … [ Read the Rest... ]
Last night the phone rang shortly after closing time and the person on the other end asked “Do you sell didgeridoos… and where are you located?”. After conforming the address, the person on the other end said, “…well I guess we are here”. I shuttled out to the shop and greeted three travelers from Japan and their friend from the US showing them around. So it turns out our late night guests included two renowned drummers; Kozo Suganuma and Senri … [ Read the Rest... ]
Zalem is a very gifted didgeridoo player who resides in France, but has spent quite a lot of time over the years traveling the globe, morphing his unique playing technique along the way. We recently discovered Zalem and have just added his CD “Tribes” as our ‘featured artist’ selection for January. If you haven’t checked it out yet definitely treat your ears to his unique playing style of didgeridoo beatboxing mixed with a wide variety of percussion. His latest release … [ Read the Rest... ]