Pete's Percussion Podcast: Episode 29 - Daniel Smithiger

SIU-Edwardsville Percussion Professor and World of Percussion Webisode host Daniel Smithiger talks about the World of Percussion Web Series (02:20), his job at SIUE (12:15), growing up in Arizona (22:35), going to Northern Arizona University for undergrad (30:55), his years as a High School Band Director in Arizona (39:40), his grad student years at the University of Arizona (46:50), starting his college teaching career at Angelo State (01:02:50), and some words about Texas geography (01:07:10).  He then gets subjected to some Random-Ass Questions (01:14:00).

Closing with a Rave on the movie “I Am Not Your Negro” (01:24:20).


Daniel Smithiger's SIUE page

World of Percussion on YouTube

Daniel Smithiger's Black Swamp page

Daniel Smithiger's article on Ionisation

Paul Rennick

Santa Clara Vanguard

Scott Cameron

"Go Your Own Way" - Fleetwood Mac

"Tom Sawyer" - Rush

"Money for Nothing" - Dire Straits

"Prelude/Angry Young Man" - Billy Joel

Steven Hemphill

Gary Cook

J.B. Smith

"4 Movements for Marimba" - Michael Burritt

"Variations on Lost Love" - David Maslanka

"Inspirations Diabolique" - Rick Tagawa

"4 Pieces for Timpani" - John Bergamo

"Girl with the Flaxen Hair" - Debussy

Concertino for Marimba - Paul Creston

Josh Armstrong

Michael Verceilli

Erick Saoud

Doug Smith

Mike Sammons

Darin Wadley

Jeannine Remy

Paul Buyer

"Something" - George Harrison

"Wings" TV Show

Tom Hanks' IMDB page

Dumb and Dumber scenes

Beavis and Butthead Do America trailer

Caribbean Jazz Project

"Child of Tree" - John Cage

"Bonham" - Christopher Rouse


"I Am Not Your Negro" trailer