JMC Academy in conjunction with Added Flava Audio Labs was proud to host for the first time in history, the Australian premiere of JAY-Z' ROC BOYS - Young Guru & Tony Royster JR in a national workshop series at JMC Academy in March.
Students at JMC Academy in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane were given on-campus access to a two hour workshop Q&A with JAY-Z' Producer and DJ Young Guru
, and a 1 hour Drum Clinic with JAY-Z' Drummer Tony Royster JR
Young Guru Workshop
Revered as "The Sound of New York", Young Guru has mixed 10 of Jay-Z' 11 albums, making him one of the most sought after and influential producers and sound engineers in the game today. His ability has seen him pen releases for Mariah Carey, Beyonce, Kanye West
and even perform at President Obama
's campaign rallies.
Students at JMC Academy learnt everything they've ever wanted to know about networking, learning and growing in one of the most rewarding fields of music today. Students were able to ask questions on what it's like to be an international producer and artist, and were able to meet and greet Young Guru.
Tony Royster Jr Drum Clinic
With over 25 years experience, Tony Royster JR's accolade-riddled career has seen his percussion pop up in performances by crew like Lil' Wayne, Kanye West, Drake, Nicki Minaj, Swizz Beatz and John Mayer.
Fresh from international shows with Jay-Z and Joss Stone, Tony Royster Jr performed live for JMC Academy students and spoke about his experience as a drumming legend.
JMC Academy film students captured the session nationally, check out the videos below or click for the photos in Sydney
JAY-Z' ROC BOYS; YOUNG GURU & TONY ROYSTER JR AT JMC ACADEMY