Shortly after Knuth Jerxsen finished studying Latin American percussion in Holland, he played concert tours with numerous bands (Andrea Berg, José Carreras, Paul Kuhn, etc.) at home and abroad. In addition to his compositions for theatre and dance companies, he has diverse lectureships, currently at the 'Hochschule für Musik und Tanz' in Cologne. Additional to performances with various artists and several percussion recordings in the own studio, he often travels with 'Beats And Noises' and does a lot of workshops, drum circles, and hands-on activities.
Beats And Noises...
...is a special formation of percussionists, who usually play in very different and famous bands. United to play music with extraordinary drums, everyday objects, and products of the industry. The group played at the opening of the 'Ruhrfestspiele', the Red Dot Award, inaugurations of new factories, buildings, or even malls (in Dubai, Bahrain, and Frankfurt), numerous trade fairs, roadshows or events, and festivals.
As a drum formation, they've been part of the staging of theaters and events – even in the air as 'drummers in the air'. On other occasions, they offer workshops, hands-on activities from the stage, or do drum circles.
If you want to learn drumming,...
...use the knowledge of longtime professional drummers and percussionists. The drum training can take place in your own environment or the premises of your company. The instruments like djembes, bongos, plastic buckets will be provided by 'Beats And Noises' and they also offer to conceive a customized workshop program for your employees. It is amazing how drum training will have a positive effect on your body and soul. You will learn the drumming in a professional environment and additionally 'Beats And Noises' is equipped with a large set of different percussion instruments. 'Beats And Noises' shows you different basic techniques, improves your sense of rhythm, experiences music, and gets you to know your colleagues from a completely different perspective.