Minnetonka High School students play DJ Shadow

class=img_thumbleft>I missed this incredible

video

of the

Minnetonka High School

percussion ensemble playing songs from

DJ Shadow

's 1996 instrumental hip-hop classic

Endtroducing

(the footage made the

internetrounds

in September). With some amazing mimicry of the sampled drum breaks, the students play "Building Steam with a Grain of Salt" (used to haunting effect in

Dark Days

) followed by "Changeling." I would have been so much more into jazz ensemble if we'd played songs like this when I was in high school. Beautiful.


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