Pete's Percussion Podcast: Episode 44 - Joe W. Moore III

University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley Percussion Professor Joe W. Moore III talks about getting the job in Brownsville as well as the merger of the Brownsville and Pan American schools (01:20), growing up all over the USA as well as Germany (26:25), some shenanigans in Germany  (36:45), cultivating his love of percussion and drumset while living in so many places (42:00), going to Central Florida for undergrad (53:25), the University of South Carolina for his master’s (01:10:40), and LSU for his doctorate (01:22:25).  He then allows himself to be subject to some Random-Ass Questions (01:38:45).

Finishing with a rave on Richard Wright’s Black Boy (American Hunger) (01:55:15).


Joe W. Moore III's UTRGV page

Joe W. Moore III's Sabian page

Mark Eichenberger

Tom Nevill

Juri Seo

UT Brownsville and UT Pan American merger

Mark Ramirez

Haribo treats

"Every Praise" - Hezekiah Walker

"I Will Trust" - Fred Hammond

Calvin Rodgers

Carter Beauford

Madison Scouts

Jeff Moore

Thad Anderson

Oliver Molina

Anthony King

Omar Carmenates

"Night of Moon Dances" - Eckhard Kopetzki

"Velocities" - Joseph Schwantner

"Toccata and Divertimento" - Ney Rosauro

"Prelude No. 1" - Christopher Deane

"Canned Heat" - Eckhard Kopetzki

"Blue Bossa" - Joe Henderson

Scott Herring

Gordon Stout

Luis Rivera

"Pan in A Minor" - Lord Kitchener

"Take on Me" - A-Ha

"Chain" - Kazunori Miyake

"Mixed Music" - Eckhard Kopetzki

"Einherjar" - Casey Cangelosi

"Unchained" - Joe W. Moore III

Shane Reeves

"Silver Streetcar" - Alvin Lucier

James Tenney

Earle Brown

Dinos Constantinides

LSU-Alabama 2011 National Championship

Interstellar trailer

Alien 3 trailer

Einstein on the Beach documentary


Black Boy