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. 3 - June 2021
✎ The Kanjira and Carnatic Music: An interview with Professor Trichy Sankaran by Ken Shorley
✎ Decoding John Cage’s Early Percussion Music by Eric T. Shuster
✎ Beginning Students Need Advanced Teachers
✎ Owner’s Manual for the Drummer’s Heart
✎ Interpretation and Expression Global, Unique and Ambitious: Vibraphonist Profiles, part 2
✎ Selecting and Refining an Article Topic for Publication
✎ I Wanna Spread the News: James Gadson on Bill Withers’ “Use Me”
✎ Lessons from Buster Bailey
✎ The Premiere of “Ionisation”: Location, Location, Location
✎ Foundational Rhythms for Drum Circles
✎ Rudimental Percussion in the Concert Hall
✎ Safe and Accurate In-Ear Solutions in the Electro-Acoustic Environment
✎ The New Paul Price Collection in the PAS Archives
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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