Percussive Notes is the official journal of the Percussive Arts Society, exclusive to PAS Members. Published in February, April, June, August, October (PASIC® Preview Edition) and December 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. 59, No. 6 - December 2021
✎ Practicing, Playing and Improvising on Drum Set: Fifty Years of Random Thoughts
✎ The Cymbal part to “La Mer”
✎ “The Innocents”: At the Intersection of Music and Social Justice Advocacy
✎ Which Note Goes on Which Drum? A How-To Timpani Guide for Band Directors
✎ Reducing Performance Anxiety
✎ Revisiting “Mourning Dove Sonnet”: Social Scripts and Stage Directions
✎ Marimba FUNdamentals: The Double Vertical Stroke’s Power of Learning
✎ Advanced Bass Drum Splits
✎ Immortalized in Sheet Music: Tips for Composers Trying to get their First Acceptance Letter
✎ A Practical Pedagogy for MIDI Keyboard Percussion
✎ Ray Green and Casey Jones: Inventories and Folklore
✎ La Conga Santiaguera – A Quick Trip to Cuba’s “East Side”
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Drum Set: David Stanoch
Education: Aaron T. Smith
Health & Wellness: Dr. Darin Workman
Interactive Drumming: Kim Brower
Keyboard: Gloria Yehilevsky
Marching/Rudimental: Dr. Gene Fambrough
Professional Development: Dr. Dan Piccolo
Research: Dr. Lisa Rogers and Dr. James Strain
Selected Reviews: Dr. Jason Colby Baker
Symphonic: Michael Rosen
Technology: Dr. Kurt Gartner
World Percussion: Dr. Shane Jones