Our Drum Shop TCDC’s shop serves you right and left with drums, cymbals, and accessories carefully chosen to upgrade your Sound. At The Collective, we don’t overwhelm you with options, we offer you the best options. Everything in our shop is there because its special, has value, or both. We also have a rotating cast of vintage and high-end used drums, so stop in to audition what’s recently landed. And if you want to trade up to custom, our shop is your superpower! Unlike other builders, we can trade in your old gear toward the snare or set you’ve always wanted. We make custom possible for working drummers! Finally, it’s about our atmosphere and how we do business. Our retail shop combines with our custom workshop (our micro-buildery, if you will) to create an experience where you can see and learn about the art of drum building. And we pride ourselves on having a friendly and inclusive place to hang and talk drums. All are welcome at the Collective, so come on down! Our Custom Lines Different Drummers Play Different Drums, so we build three difference-making lines along with Travel Dates, the best shallow-depth kit on the market. So whether it’s […]
David “Bboy Abide” Pellinen Breaking Class Co-Director / Instructor David “Abide” Pellinen, started dancing in 1998 after seeing Hip Hop dance crew, Battle Cats performed at First Avenue nightclub in Minneapolis. He has shared his unique expression of dance in urban communities worldwide, including locations Kampala, Tokyo, Nairobi, Amsterdam, Montego Bay, Atlanta, New Orleans, Tampa, Orlando, New York, Seattle, Los Angeles and throughout his homeland of Minnesota, especially the Twin Cities metro. Stage performances alongside KRS One, Naughty By Nature, Vanilla Ice, DJ Premier, Agape, Ryan Daniel, Xross, Tru Serva, Mello-D, Maria Isa, Guante, Big Cats!, Diamond D., DJ Los Boogie, Curio Dance, regularly at NBA and WNBA games in Minnesota 2009-2014, and Superbowl LII Halftime show with Justin Timberlake. Co-founded Dance Orchestra, New Heist Dance Crew, The Pack, and 612 Crew. Teaching artist, has directed Hip Hop youth programs and summer camps for youth enrichment in Minneapolis. Mentor with Twin Cities Mobile Jazz Project. Married 10+ years, with two children, and continues to perform, judge, compete, teach, and build appreciation for Hip Hop culture and dance with a youth focus throughout the Twin Cities Metropolitan area in Minnesota.
We like to perform with our hearts and play with our feet and arms. Holly Hansen and band Past and Present players… Brianna Kocka Adam Wozniak Scott McPherson Bree Melechinsky Zack Warpinski Peter Bregman Matt Latterell Noah Paster Justin Korhonen Tim Abramson Thom Burton Jef Sundquist Brett Bullion Joshua Caro Josi Quick Grant Cutler Al Swenson Bobby Maher Mitch Miller Jon Davis Jimmyapolis Josh Granowski
Minnesota is one of the best states for music and the arts. It is great to have a new centralized community of resources and contacts.