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Why Is 3 A Magic Number?

Posted: March 6, 2015

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Percussionist Clayton Cameron continues his thoughts about the relationship between math and rhythm and why the number three "feels great."

"Three is like a magic number." - Clayton Cameron Ryan Lash

Part 6 of the TED Radio Hour episode Solve For X

About Clayton Cameron's TED Talk

Percussionist Clayton Cameron continues his thoughts about the relationship between math and rhythm and why the number three "feels great."

About Clayton Cameron

Clayton Cameron is a percussionist who has spent his career perfecting the art of brush technique. After college, he was hired as the drummer for Sammy Davis Jr. and recorded 15 albums with Tony Bennett. In 2012, Cameron released his first album, Here's to the Messengers: Tribute to Art Blakey.

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