"Since the band is visible onstage for the all of the scenes that take place in the diner, we are given a prop coffee mug and encouraged to chat with each other and appear like regular diner patrons during the time that we are not playing.'
"This book focuses mainly on classical percussion but requires a wide range of skillsets, with moments of powerful timpani, drum set heavy dance numbers, and fast xylophone licks. All while covering sound effects and juggling auxiliary percussion."
"When I got hired for this tour, the first thing I was told was that it was going to be a one player, combined book. This certainly became a challenge but it is laid out very well by UK orchestrater, Stephen Metcalfe, and honors the late Bill Brohn’s work."