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. 59, No. 4 - August 2021

August2021Cover_300px 2021 Hall of Fame: James Campbell
 2021 Hall of Fame: Valerie Naranjo
 2021 Hall of Fame: Layne Redmond
 2021 Hall of Fame: Garwood Whaley
 Helping College Percussion Transfer Students Transition into Four-Year Programs
On the Road Again: Staying Healthy
 Jazz Brushes in 2021: Reviewing Tradition and Looking Ahead at an Important Tool for Our Voice on the Drum Set
 Avoiding Rudimental “Prattfalls”
 David Maslanka Talks About His Works for Percussion “Beating on a drum with a stick disturbs the universe in a very interesting way.”
 Online Platforms for Synchronous Musical Collaboration
 Terms Used in Percussion: Ballet Music in Early 20th Century Europe
 Choosing the Right Projects: Five Performers Share Their Thoughts on Selecting Repertoire for Themselves and Their Students
 Classical/Contemporary Compositions for the Vibraphone: 1921–2021

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Associate Editors

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
Michael Rosen
Dr. Kurt Gartner
World Percussion: 
Dr. Shane Jones
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Rick Mattingly
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Jason Baker
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