Rob Lucas Sez: "You'll Never Hear Sleigh Ride The Same Way Again..."

Monday, November 13th

Instrumental versions of "Sleigh Ride" are among the most powerful and recognizable Christmas songs.  And one of the few songs of any type that give a starring role to the percussionist playing the Wood Block!  Click and listen as Rob Lucas explains the art of playing Wood Block in Sleigh Ride.  You'll never hear the song the same way again!  


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