Pete's Percussion Podcast: Episode 66 - Emily Tannert Patterson

Leander, TX area High School/Middle School Percussion Director Emily Tannert Patterson compares the podcast to “60 Minutes” and some cat-related content (03:05), her (then upcoming) PASIC presentation (04:20), percussion specialists throughout Texas (15:55), women in percussion (20:25), the twists and turns of her career so far (28:30), growing up in Knoxville, TN (51:00), her love of Phil Collins (01:00:45), her alternate career in broadcast journalism and speech/debate (01:07:10), her undergrad years at Northwestern and her eventual second undergrad degree at LSU (01:12:10), the drum corps years (01:18:30), learning under Brett Dietz and Tom Burritt (01:23:40), her masters degree recital (01:27:45) and the Random-Ass Questions segment (01:31:30).

Finishing with a Rave on the concert film “Sign ‘O’ The Times” (01:47:45).


Emily Tannert Patterson's Homepage

Emily Tannert Patterson's PASIC page

Emily Tannert Patterson's Innovative Percussion Page

Rick Rodriguez

"Another Day in Paradise", "Easy Lover", "Sussudio" - Phil Collins

Urban Renewal

Carter Beauford

Mike Burritt

Tom Burritt

Third Coast Percussion

Pioneer Drum & Bugle Corps


Music City Mystique

Brett Dietz

"Six Marimbas" - Steve Reich

"Ionization" - Edgard Varese

"Three Shells" - Christopher Deane

"Vertical River" - Blake Tyson

"Conversation" - Akira Miyoshi

When Harry Met Sally trailer

Idiocracy "Electrolytes"

"Thriller" - Michael Jackson


Sign 'O' The Times trailer