‘Virtual drummer’ in Thailand becomes web hit

air drumming1A Thai musician rocked off a potential musical career after he posted a Youtube video of himself playing on imaginary drums drawn on a h ouse wall in Bangkok with coloured chalk.

Weerachat “Note” Premananda, a jazz drummer and music teacher at Thailand’s Nakhon Pathom Rajabhat University, was filmed air drumming to Rez Power by Israel & New Breed with only drumsticks and a kick pedal. with the drawing in the background. Within 2 weeks, the video drew over 430,000 visitors.

The air drummer claimed on the page that his brand of air drumming was a Thai idea, not copied from elsewhere, although some commentators disagreed. The 29- year-old music teacher from Bangkok says his performance may look natural but it took “a lot of practice and guidance.”

He added that it would be possible to extend virtual music making to chalk guitars, saxophones and other instruments.



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A Thai musician rocked off a potential musical career after he posted a Youtube video of himself playing on imaginary drums drawn on a h ouse wall in Bangkok with coloured chalk. Weerachat "Note" Premananda, a jazz drummer and music teacher at Thailand's Nakhon Pathom Rajabhat University, was filmed air drumming to Rez Power by Israel & New Breed with only drumsticks and a kick pedal. with the drawing in the background. Within 2 weeks, the video drew over 430,000 visitors. The air drummer claimed on the page that his brand of air drumming was a Thai idea, not copied...

air drumming1A Thai musician rocked off a potential musical career after he posted a Youtube video of himself playing on imaginary drums drawn on a h ouse wall in Bangkok with coloured chalk.

Weerachat “Note” Premananda, a jazz drummer and music teacher at Thailand’s Nakhon Pathom Rajabhat University, was filmed air drumming to Rez Power by Israel & New Breed with only drumsticks and a kick pedal. with the drawing in the background. Within 2 weeks, the video drew over 430,000 visitors.

The air drummer claimed on the page that his brand of air drumming was a Thai idea, not copied from elsewhere, although some commentators disagreed. The 29- year-old music teacher from Bangkok says his performance may look natural but it took “a lot of practice and guidance.”

He added that it would be possible to extend virtual music making to chalk guitars, saxophones and other instruments.



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