Pete's Percussion Podcast: Episode 35 - Lamon Lawhorn

North Carolina A&T State University Assistant Band Director and Drumline Coordinator Lamon Lawhorn talks about getting the A&T job through his work at NC Central University (04:45), working on his doctorate at UNCG while working full-time (06:45); the logistics of band and drumline at A&T (18:15), the good and the bad about getting into the Honda Battle of the Bands (40:30); NC A&T’s 2016 PASIC clinic (43:50); MEAC vs. SWAC drumming styles (54:50); growing up in Ft. Worth, TX and growing up in Gospel Drumming (57:40), his Cowboys fandom (01:10:35), going to Prairie View A&M for undergrad (01:13:30), going to Ole Miss for his masters (01:24:00), “Crunchybdrumming” (01:30:55), and has time for some Random Ass Questions (01:33:30).

Concluding with raves on “On Broadway” and a recent episode of WTF with Marc Maron (01:40:35).


Lamon Lawhorn homepage

Lamon Lawhorn at NC A&T

Lamon Lawhorn's Pearl Drums page

"More Than Meets the Eye" - Lamon Lawhorn

Tony Artimisi

Kris Keeton

Neeraj Mehta

Eric Willie

Ricky Burkhead

"Velocities" - Joseph Schwantner

"Dances of Earth and Fire" - Peter Klatzow

Tim Heath

Harvey Thompson

NC A&T staff page

Pedro Orey

Ralph Nader

Flam Five from PASIC 2015

Calvin Rodgers

Marvin McQuitty

"Every Praise" - Hezekiah Walker

Gerald Heyward

Robert Searight

Dave Weckl

Tony Royster Jr.

Dennis Chambers

Steve Gadd

Duke - UConn 1999 Championship

Jimmy Johnson

Larry Jones

Johnny Lee Lane

"Monograph IV" - Richard Gipson

"Tornado" - Mitch Markovich

Whole Tone Etude, Op. 6, No. 8 - Clair Musser

"Saeta" - Elliot Carter

Percussion Concerto - Darius Milhaud

Suite for Marimba - Alfred Fissinger

Concertino for Marimba - Paul Creston

Crunchy Black from Three 6 Mafia

State Fair Classic

Inner City All Stars

"Ben" - Michael Jackson

"Butterflies" - Michael Jackson

Elevation Church Podcast


"On Broadway" - George Benson

WTF Episode 800 - Jeff Ross