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Laurel Black
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094 - Jacob Garcia
Jacob Adam Garcia is a Texas-based classical percussionist finishing a DMA at UNT and actively performing in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.  He and Laurel crossed paths at The Boston Conservatory. He teaches percussion at Texas Woman's University, serves as Pr...

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093 - Carol and Raymond Helble
Together, Raymond and Carol Helble have contributed much to the field of percussion.  As a composer, Raymond's percussion catalog ranges from ensemble works to collaborations with Leigh Howards Stevens, and recently a piece for marimba virtuoso Theodor Milk...

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092 - Nani Agbeli
We're all pretty jealous that Megan was able to bring Nani Agbeli to Mizzou to teach her students about Ewe music from Ghana: in drumming, dance, and song.  Nani teaches at Cal Arts, where his specialties and passions are shared. In addition to performing, ...

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091 - Will James
Will James, featured on the podcast previously as an active percussion blog, finally joins us for an episode at the launch of his giant new project: The Repertoire.  Will is Principal Percussionist of the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, a position he won in...

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Look, Ma, I'm playing PASIC!

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090 - Scotty Horey
Scotty Horey joins this week, ready to talk about teaching philosophies and passions, among other things.  Scotty is active as a classical player and drumset specialist, called the "twin cities' hungriest young percussionist."  Learn more about him at his w...

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089 - Julie Spencer
Composer, performer, visual artist, and world-renown percussionist Julie Spencer joins us for this episode all the way from Germany. In the words of Julie: Music is an expression of the soul, mediated by the language of the intellect, through an open heart....

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088 - Greg Beyer
Visiting Megan, and joining us for this episode, is percussionist Greg Beyer.  His vast experience as an orchestral, jazz, contemporary classical player are complemented by his specialties in world music through his Acromusical project, which focuses on the...
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