PAS Hall of Fame

The Percussive Arts Society Hall of Fame was established in 1972 and recognizes the contributions of the most highly regarded professional leaders in percussion performance, education, research, scholarship, administration, composition and the industry. Inductees demonstrate the highest ideals and professional integrity to their profession to bring about significant events, substantive improvements in the world of percussion, and the betterment of the profession through exemplary services or acts.

Hall of Fame Members

(year specifies date of induction)

 

Mitchell Peters

Joe Porcaro

Richard Weiner

Andy Narell



Bobby Hutcherson

Zeferino Nandayapa

Percussion Group Cincinnati

Ed Soph



Tzong-Ching Ju

Michael Balter

Dennis DeLucia

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Dave Samuels & David Friedman



Art Blakey

Steven Schick

Glen Velez

Harold Jones



Gary Olmstead

Salvatore Rabbio

Clifford Alexis

John Bergamo



Hal Blaine

David Garibaldi

Gordon Stout

Jimmy Cobb



Dick Schory

Thomas Siwe

Jack DeJohnette

Walter Rosenberger



Stanley Leonard

Jacques Delécluse

Mickey Hart

Roy Burns



Evelyn Glennie

Steve Reich

Warren "Baby" Dodds

Anthony J. Cirone



Billy Cobham

Martin Cohen

Leigh Howard Stevens

Steve Gadd



Sandy Feldstein

Ed Shaughnessy

Gordon B. Peters

Warren Benson



Siegfried Fink

Michael Bookspan

Elliott "Ellie" Mannette

Ed Thigpen



Ringo Starr

John S. Pratt

Mel Lewis

Joe Calato



Al Payson

Tito Puente

Babatunde Olatunji

Robert Zildjian



Fred Sanford

Terry Gibbs

Morris "Arnie" Lang

John H. Beck



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John Calhoun Deagan

Roy Haynes

Alan Abel



Shelly Manne

Tony Williams

George L. Stone

Alexander Lepak



Alan Dawson

Milt Jackson

Elden C. "Buster" Bailey

Jim Chapin



George Gaber

Vic Firth

Armand Zildjian

Sammy Herman



Emil Richards

Vida Chenoweth

Joe Morello

William F. Ludwig II



Keiko Abe

Red Norvo

Elvin Jones

Murray Spivack



William Kraft

Jo Jones

Bobby Christian

Maurice Lishon



Henry Adler

Gary Burton

Michael Colgrass

Buddy Rich



Remo Belli

Fred D. Hinger

Lou Harrison

William "Chick" Webb



Carroll Bratman

Lionel Hampton

George Hamilton Green

John Cage



Max Roach

Charles Owen

Charley Wilcoxon

Edgard Varèse



Harry Breuer

Avedis Zildjian

Richard Hochrainer

Louie Bellson



William "Billy" Gladstone

Alfred Friese

Cloyd Duff

William Street



Gene Krupa

Paul Price

James Blades

Frank Arsenault



Clair Omar Musser

Harry Partch

Morris Goldenberg

James Salmon



Haskell Harr

Roy Knapp

John Noonan

William F. Ludwig Sr.



Saul Goodman

PAS Hall of Fame Nomination Process

  • Timeline for nominations and selection to the Hall of Fame

  • Required Documentation for Hall of Fame Nominees

  • Criteria for Election to the PAS Hall of Fame

Contact Us

Percussive Arts Society
110 W. Washington Street Suite A 
Indianapolis, IN 46204
T: (317) 974-4488
F: (317) 974-4499
E: percarts@pas.org