Pete's Percussion Podcast: Episode 57 - Brian Zator (Part 2)

Part 2 of “Brian Zator Gator Fest” arrives with a recollection of that PASIC dinner discussed in Part 1 (01:20), growing up near Houston (03:05), his golf game (now and then) (13:35), memories of the DCI Cavaliers (20:40), when Baylor allowed dancing on campus in the 1990s (24:10), his lack of bitterness in placing 2nd at the 1996 solo competition at DCI Championships (26:45), going to Baylor for undergrad and Larry Vanlandingham’s influence (29:25), studying in Japan with Keiko Abe after undergrad (35:10), food and travel in Japan (52:45), going to Michigan for his Master’s (01:00:00), getting yelled at by parents on his kids’ school board (01:16:00), and time for Random-Ass Questions (01:24:45).

Finishing with a rave on “The Turner House” (01:42:15).


Part 1

Lamar Burkhalter

Gregg Rinehart

Ralph Hicks

The Cavaliers' 1995 Planets show

Yakov Smirnov

Larry Vanlandingham

"La Llorona" - Brian Johnson

"Five Short Works for Solo Marimba" - Deane Gronemeier

Keiko Abe

Michael Udow

"Nyack" - David Friedman

"Wind in the Bamboo Grove" - Keiko Abe

Don Sinta

"Mirage" - Yasuo Sueyoshi

"Conversation" - Akira Miyoshi

"Torse III" - Akira Miyoshi

"The Song of Trees" - Keiko Abe

Michael Gould

Joe Gramley

Jonathan Ovalle

"Rosewood Dreaming" - Bill Cahn

"Marimba Spiritual" - Minoru Miki

Brian West

Dave Matthews Band

Symphony No. 3 - Aaron Copland

"Gonna Make You Sweat" - C+C Music Factory

"U Can't Touch This" - M.C. Hammer

"Last Dance" - Donna Summer

"The Twist" - Chubby Checker

All Pro Dad

America Ninja Warrior

Birdman trailer

"Thriller" - Michael Jackson


The Turner House - Angela Flournoy