Abilene Christian University (TX) Percussion Professor Allen Teel talks about getting the job (2:40), getting students to come to ACU (25:35), teaching Kenyon Williams (33:40), growing up in Tulia, TX (37:30), playing basketball and working in a grocery store in high school (47:35), going to West Texas State for undergrad (57:30), adjusting the height on instruments before height-adjustment mechanisms (01:03:20), going to Texas Tech for his masters (01:10:10), doing the doctorate at the University of Georgia after teaching for a few years (01:17:55), interacting with the SNL band last November (01:25:40), and subjecting himself to Random-Ass Questions (01:29:35).
Finishing with a rave on “Dr. Strangelove”. (01:41:10).
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