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The Percussion Pedagogy Podcast was created to provide up-to-date pedagogical information for all experience levels and it is NOT just for percussionists. While the majority of the information is centered on percussion pedagogy specifically, we believe that because of the diverse roster of interviewees as well as the overall scope of topics we present, this podcast is a perfect resource for those looking to improve themselves as educators, performers, and scholars.⁣⁣ ".... in diversity there is beauty and there is strength." ~ Maya Angelou⁣⁣ ⁣⁣

The Percussion Pedagogy Podcast Tommy Dobbs

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The Percussion Pedagogy Podcast was created to provide up-to-date pedagogical information for all experience levels and it is NOT just for percussionists. While the majority of the information is centered on percussion pedagogy specifically, we believe that because of the diverse roster of interviewees as well as the overall scope of topics we present, this podcast is a perfect resource for those looking to improve themselves as educators, performers, and scholars.⁣⁣ ".... in diversity there is beauty and there is strength." ~ Maya Angelou⁣⁣ ⁣⁣

    Episode 18- My Interview with Josh Jones

    Episode 18- My Interview with Josh Jones

    Welcome to the Percussion Pedagogy Podcast!
    This is my interview with Josh Jones and I’m so excited to share this with you!
    Josh is currently the Principal Percussionist with The Kansas City Symphony and  Adjunct Percussion Professor at UMKC. 
    Josh is also extremely active online with dozens of free educational videos, instrument demonstrations, and truly uplifting content for everyone! Check him out on Instagram and Facebook!
    This episode dives into Josh's life, musician background, his snare drum practice routine/materials, and is filled with heartfelt information that will leave you smiling. 
    Thank you for listening and please take a second to RATE and REVIEW us on Apple Podcasts.
     Thanks for being on the show, Josh! It was an honor to talk with you!
    Josh's Website

    Josh's IG


    Much love,

    Tommy Dobbs 

    • 28 min
    My Interview with Percussionist and Educator, Patsy Dash

    My Interview with Percussionist and Educator, Patsy Dash

    Welcome to the Percussion Pedagogy Podcast!
    This is my interview with Patricia (Patsy) Dash and I’m so excited to share this with you!
    Patsy is a section percussionist with The Chicago Symphony (since 1986) and is the founder/director of The Chicago Symphony’s Percussion Scholarship Program (PSP).
     PSP is a wonderful organization that brings in young musicians from the Chicago area for private percussion lessons and concerts! The organization is COMPLETELY FREE and students that are accepted receive instruments/books. This is an incredible organization that has been around for over 25 years and has produced some exceptional performers/humans. 
    This episode dives into Patsy’s life, musician background, and has lots of information about the PSP. If you want to know more about her or PSP, check out the links below. 
    Thank you for listening and please take a second to RATE and REVIEW us on Apple Podcasts.
     Thanks for being on the show, Patsy! It was an honor to talk with you!
    More about Patsy Dash 
    More about the PSP


    Much love,

    Tommy Dobbs 
     
     

    • 36 min
    Popcush: Interview with Timpanist, Jauvon Gilliam

    Popcush: Interview with Timpanist, Jauvon Gilliam

    We are so excited to share our interview with THE ONE AND ONLY, Jauvon Gilliam!

    Jauvon is a triple threat. He is the Principal Timpanist with The National Symphony, the Coordinator of Percussion Studies at The University of Maryland, and the owner of Capitol Percussion and Backline Rentals.

    Most importantly, Jauvon is a wonderful human and someone I truly enjoyed talking with.

    Checkout his new line of timpani mallets from Innovative Percussion if you want to step up your timpani game and I hope you enjoy the episode!

    If you don't mind taking a few seconds to Rate and Review PPP on your streaming services, we would greatly appreciate it!

    One Love,

    Tommy Dobbs

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    Logo by Janell Ann
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    • 28 min
    Series Three, Episode Three: Interview with Matthew Coley

    Series Three, Episode Three: Interview with Matthew Coley

    Hello, Everyone! 
    Here’s our last episode of this series on practicing and we hope you enjoy!
    This interview is with marimba soloist, composer/arranger, Artistic Director of Heartland Marimba, and  overall fun human-being, Matthew Coley!
    To talk about his accomplishments would take a lifetime. So, instead please head over to his website www.hearmatthewcoley.com as well as search him on YouTube. You will be blown away!
    Here’s a few more links to his other organizations as well as links to a few products we talk about on the show.
    We hope you enjoy and let us know what you think!
    Heartland Marimba
    Beetle Percussion Marimba Pad


    Also, all the music you hear in this episode was performed by Matthew and are his personally arrangement. To listen more and/or purchase the music, head over to the Heartland Marimba website. 

    • 41 min
    Series Three, Ep.2/Part 2: Mr. Ryan Beach

    Series Three, Ep.2/Part 2: Mr. Ryan Beach

    We would like to welcome back Mr. Ryan Beach to the podcast for PART TWO of our interview with him!

    This second installment with Ryan is one of my favorites. While the series is about practicing, this episode focuses mainly on the inner battles we all face as musicians. Whether that’s in the practice room, during auditions, or with your current job. 
    Ryan and I get really personal with this one. And if you are someone who went through music school, med school, or are in a leadership role, this is an episode you can relate to. 
    Here we go and I hope you enjoy! 

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    Ryan is currently the Principle Trumpet with the Alabama Symphony… that’s right! He’s not a percussionist or director! 
    However, from getting to know him over the last few years and I know that the information he has is valid for anyone and, after you listen to his episodes, you will agree.
    If you like what you hear, head over to his podcast That’s Not Spit, It’s Condensation. as well as check out his website www.ryanbeachtrumpet.com to book a session with him. If you want to get serious about practicing, contact this dude ASAP! 
    Thanks for being on the show, Ryan! We are excited to release your episodes to the world. 
    All the music you hear on this episode comes from Ryan’s soon to be released album “Insights. New Music for Trumpet and Piano.” Make sure to check that out RIGHT NOW!

    • 33 min
    Series Three, Ep.2/Part 1: Mr. Ryan Beach

    Series Three, Ep.2/Part 1: Mr. Ryan Beach

    We would like to welcome Mr. Ryan Beach to the podcast!
    Ryan is currently the Principle Trumpet with the Alabama Symphony… that’s right! He’s not a percussionist or director! 
    However, from getting to know him over the last few years and I know that the information he has is valid for anyone and, after you listen to his episodes, you will agree.
    If you like what you hear, head over to his podcast That’s Not Spit, It’s Condensation. as well as check out his website www.ryanbeachtrumpet.com to book a session with him. If you want to get serious about practicing, contact this dude ASAP! 
    Thanks for being on the show, Ryan! We are excited to release your episodes to the world. 
    All the music you hear on this episode comes from Ryan’s soon to be released album “Insights. New Music for Trumpet and Piano.” Make sure to check that out RIGHT NOW!

    • 30 min

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