Minnetonka High School students play DJ Shadow
class=img_thumbleft>I missed this incrediblevideo
of theMinnetonka High School
percussion ensemble playing songs fromDJ Shadow
's 1996 instrumental hip-hop classicEndtroducing
(the footage made theinternetrounds
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 inDark 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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