Greater Sarasota

Guided by the Beat

03/23/2023 | 7m 45s  | Video has closed captioning.

Employing his natural-born musical talents and enthusiastic spirit, Étienne "EJ" Porter inspires people worldwide through drumming. Étienne opened the first black-owned recording studio in Sarasota and established a music program for a school in Mozambique. Dedicated to his craft, Étienne finds every opportunity to provide youth and community members with knowledge of music and entertainment.

Aired: 03/23/23

Rating: NR

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Greater Sarasota is a local public television program presented by WEDU.

Produced by WEDU PBS in partnership with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, with generous funding from the Muriel O'Neil Fund.