Percussive Notes

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. 60, No. 5 - October 2022


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✎ Practicing Jazz Drumming the Melodic Way by Allison Miller
✎ Turning On All the Lights by Jason McGerr
✎ Dr. Clifford Alexis Memorial Concert
✎ Interactive Drumming Committee Presentations
✎ New Music/Research Presents: New Futures in Contemporary Percussion
✎ Alternative Ways to Teach Young Percussionists by Diane Downs
✎ PASIC 2022 Health & Wellness Sessions
✎ Performing to Your Potential: The Prequel by Becca Laurito
✎ Vesna Duo: Creating and Capturing “The Rite of Spring”
✎ Scholarly Research Sessions
✎ An Homage to Bill Kraft: The Creation and Premiere of “Timpani Concerto No. 1” by Thomas Akins
✎ DRAX: Megan Arns and Leo Saguiguit by Kurt Gartner
✎ Vibraphone Twitching by Bri Wiegand
✎ Mastering the Momentum of Rhythm New Directions for Creative Expression on the Drumset by David Stanoch
✎ Using and Creating Podcasts to Improve Your Teaching by Pete Zambito
✎ Ragas on Marimba by Payton MacDonald
✎ And More!

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Associate Editors

Drum Set: David Stanoch
Education: Aaron T. Smith
Health & Wellness: Dr. Stephen Workman
Interactive Drumming: Kim Brower
Keyboard: Gloria Yehilevsky
Marching/Rudimental: Kyle Forsthoff

Professional Development: Dr. Dan Piccolo
Research: Dr. Lisa Rogers and Dr. James Strain
Selected Reviews: 
Dr. Jason Colby Baker
Michael Rosen
Dr. Kurt Gartner
World Percussion: 
Dr. Shane Jones
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Rick Mattingly
Senior Editor

Paul Buyer
Editorial Director

Julie Hill
Editorial Director

Jason Baker
Associate Editor
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