GoPro: Tony Royster Jr. – Drummer's Odyssey

Shot 100% on the HD HERO3+® camera from ‪GoPro.com.

Watch with headphones.

Tony Royster Jr. discovered his calling in life was to play the drums; he was 3 years old. At the age of 5, his father bought him his first real drum set. By the time he was 11, he was labeled a child prodigy, and ranked among the best in the world.

“I just continued to play, to stick with it. I always had a passion for drums….the rhythm, the feel, the sound, the way it made me feel when I played, automatically made me feel like this is what I’m supposed to be doing.” Tony Royster, Jr.

Today, Tony is widely recognized as one of the world’s most acclaimed & gifted drummers, working and touring with the world’s biggest rock & hip hop acts. GoPro is honored to present a unique glimpse into Tony’s gift as told through an intimate, live multimedia drum performance.

Recorded on a custom built GoPro production set at the DW drum factory, and scored by Tony’s personal home video projections, Tony transforms his drums, childhood memories, and a few GoPro cameras into a drum solo that must be heard, and seen, to believe..

Special Thanks:
DW Drums
REMO Drum Heads
Sabian Cymbals
Vic Firth Drum Sticks

Projection Specialist:
Mattia Casalegno
mattiacasalegno.net/

Additional Music Courtesy of ExtremeMusic
extrememusic.com

Cast: GoPro

Tags: GoPro, Hero 2, Hero 3, Hero 3 Plus, Hero Camera, HD Camera, Tony Royster Jr. (Musical Artist, Drums (Musical Instrument), Drummer (Profession), Jay-Z (Celebrity), Musician (Profession), music, Drum Solo (Musical Performance R and Music Education (Field Of Study)

Shot 100% on the HD HERO3+® camera from ‪GoPro.com. Watch with headphones. Tony Royster Jr. discovered his calling in life was to play the drums; he was 3 years old. At the age of 5, his father bought him his first real drum set. By the time he was 11, he was labeled a child… Read more »

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