Purchase includes postcard signed by Mickey Hart.
Grammy-winning global percussion collective Planet Drum reunite to make their first music in 15 years with In the Groove, out August 5th. Here is an inside look at the creation and inspiration behind In the Groove, featuring renowned global rhythm masters Mickey Hart (USA), Zakir Hussain (India), Giovanni Hidalgo (Puerto Rico) and Sikiru depoju (Nigeria) in the studio.
Planet Drum's message of unity is needed now more than ever. In a world rife with conflict and division, Planet Drum leads by example with In the Groove, symbolizing the idea of bringing different cultures together to create one collective rhythm.
Planet Drum's groundbreaking self-titled original release, which remains one of the most successful percussion recordings of all time, topped the Billboard Charts for 26 weeks. and won the first-ever Grammy Award for Best World Music Album, completely changing the perception of percussive world music. Their second effort, 2007's Global Drum Project earned their second Grammy Award for Best Contemporary World Music Album in 2008.