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. 2 - April 2021
✎ Improvisation and Percussion: Dame Evelyn Glennie as Sound Creator
✎ The Bullroarer
✎ Terms Used in Percussion: Basically Boulez: “Le Marteau sans Maître”
✎ An Interview with Pedro Carneiro: Portuguese Ambassador to Percussion
✎ Mike Mainieri: A Retrospective
✎ The Available Fingers: A practical approach for groove embellishment
✎ How to Sell It: Techniques for Heightened Stage Presence and Audience Enjoyment
✎ Beats to the Feet
✎ Cracking the Chorale: Roll Speed
✎ Experiential Insight into the Vibraphone: Advice for a Well-Rounded Percussionist
✎ Resolving Hand Problems
✎ Standing Out from the Crowd: Producing Your Best Cover Letter and CV
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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