Percussive Notes

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.

Percussive Notes is an international, peer-reviewed journal published by the Percussive Arts Society. It features scholarly articles representing performance practices, research, pedagogy, and historical information in all areas of percussion, as well as reviews of performance literature, method books, recordings, and videos relevant to the study and performance of percussion.

Vol. 57, No. 3 - July 2019


✎ “Resolution”: The Innovative Drumming of Elvin Jones  
✎ Different Drums, Same Groove: Comparing Bodhrán and Jazz Drumset
✎ Cognitive, Physical and Pedagogical Benefits of Marching Percussion  
✎ Challenges of a Touring Musician  
✎ Bringing Scholarship to the Stage Tips for presenting a lecture
✎ Survey of Steve Houghton’s Pedagogical Materials for Drumset
✎ A Survey of Orchestral Percussion Excerpts on Audition Repertoire Lists
✎ Keyboard Glockenspiel: An Old Orchestral Instrument Continues to Get Rediscovered  
✎ Jazz Vibraphone Comping: A Method of Development
✎ Contemporary Improvisation and Interdisciplinary Collaboration: A Case Study
✎ Finishing Touches: Mixing and Mastering Basics   


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