Pete's Percussion Podcast: Episode 15 - Jeff Hewitt

After discussing some upcoming hopeful Christmas albums (02:10), Park University College Professor and Shawnee Mission (KS) East Percussion Director Dr. Jeff Hewitt talks about what he’s doing these days (03:25), his work with the World Percussion Group (12:40), the WPG robbery in San Antonio (29:00), growing up in Kansas City (45:50), his love of Rock N Roll music (50:45), piano lessons and Guns N' Roses (58:50), high school percussion (1:09:20), Toad the Wet Sprocket merchandise (1:13:30), going to Kansas State for undergrad (01:18:10), the 2003 Big 12 Championship game upset (01:36:00), concert reviews (01:41:30), teaching public school in central Kansas (01:44:15), doing the Master’s at Mizzou (01:47:30), “Wednesday” music (01:57:30), doing the doctorate at Arizona (02:02:10) and Norm Weinberg’s rock band Sanctuary (02:09:00).

Finishes with raves: (02:11:00).


Park University International Center for Music

Shawnee Mission East Marching Bands

Joshua Knight

World Percussion Group

Maraca2 Duo

UpBeat Percussion

Sherry Rubins

News story on San Antonio WPG robbery

National Conference on Percussion Pedagogy

John Hughes

Estonian Consulate in Chicago

"Your Love" - The Outfield

"Bounce" Commercial with The Outfield's music

David Hasselhoff Running

"November Rain" - Guns N' Roses

"Smells Like Teen Spirit" - Nirvana

"Would" - Alice in Chains

"Enter Sandman" - Metallica

"Crazy" - Aerosmith

Worlds of Fun in Kansas City

"Welcome" - Outhouse

Bobby Christian

"Just The Way You Are" - Billy Joel

"Brick" - Ben Folds Five

Keith Larson

George Tuthill

"All I Want" - Toad the Wet Sprocket

Kurt Gartner

"Omphalo Centric Lecture" - Nigel Westlake

"Rite of Passage" - Jesse Monkman

"Third Construction" - John Cage

"Spanesque Oscillations" - Steve Riley

"Going Home" - Mark Knopfler

"Winning It All" - The Outfield (Bulls 1996 championship)

"Twittering Machine" - Al Payson

"Lonelyness of Santa Claus" - Fredrik Andersson

"Prelude and Blues" - Ney Rosauro

2003 Big 12 Football Championship Highlights

Ell Roberson

Jeff Hewitt's article on White Laces in Whurk Magazine

Ginger Zyzkowski

Pat Metheny

"The Sinister Minister" - Bela Fleck and the Flecktones

Victor Wooten Bass Solo

Anthony DiSanza

Julia Gaines

She-e Wu

"The Whole Toy Laid Down" - David Hollinden

"Martian Tribes" - Emmanuel Sejourne

Neil Larrivee

Jeff Calissi

Norm Weinberg

Josh Armstrong



Soundbreaking: PBS Series