Watch 03:04 Brian Blade and the Fellowship Band. L-R: Blade, Myron Walden, Melvin Butler, Chris Thomas, Jon Cowherd. NPR Music hide caption itoggle caption NPR Music Field Recordings Chorale For Horns And iPad App, In The Pouring Rain WBGO August 14, 2014 We had hoped that the great drummer Brian Blade would give us a little backstage percussion exhibition. But rain scuttled those plans. Instead, he and his band worked out a different kind of beauty.