Percussive Notes is the official journal of the Percussive Arts Society, exclusive to PAS Members. Published in March, May, July, September (PASIC® Preview Edition) and November in print and online, this publication is written for professional and student percussionists. Regular sections are devoted to drum set, marching percussion, world percussion, keyboard, symphonic percussion, education, technology, health and wellness, research, and reviews of the latest percussion literature and recordings.
Vol. 56, No. 4 - September 2018
✎ Focus Day 2019—Hidden Treasures: Percussion Music You Haven’t Heard
✎ Guided Improvisation: Exploring in Every Practice Room
✎ Dr. Joe W. Moore III: Composing; Getting Started
✎ Gregg Bissonette: Drumset Basics for the Well-Rounded Drummer
✎ Aaron Spears: Maintaining a Healthy Musical Balance
✎ Jeff Hamilton: Making Every Note Count
✎ Are We Drummers or Musicians?
✎ Unlock Your Creativity Making Practice More Musical Via Improvisation and Reworking What You Already Know
✎ The Big Trouble: Original Music for Percussion and Voice
✎ Scott Johnson and Friends 60 years of championship snare solos, and the people who played them
✎ David Friedman/Tony Miceli Duo: A Tribute to Dave Samuels
✎ PASIC18 Keyboard Sight-reading Lab
✎ Pius Cheung and Eriko Daimo: “Stepping Stones”
✎ Andrew Angell—DIY Electronic Percussion Instruments
✎ A Side-by-Side Comparison of Improvisation in Conga and Djembe Traditions
✎ Musekiwa Chingodza and the Chiyedza Mbira Ensemble: Traditional Shona Music of Zimbabwe
✎ The Birth of the Tambourine: An Inside View
✎ How to Prepare For and Succeed at All Auditions
✎ Orchestral Timpani Hacks
✎ PASIC18 Health and Wellness Sessions
✎ Interactive Drumming Sessions at PASIC18 Special Needs, Corporate Team Building, Brain Health, Stress Relief, and the list goes on…
✎ + More!
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