Pete's Percussion Podcast: Episode 75 - Ed Hartman

Seattle-based percussionist, composer and former owner of the Drum Exchange Ed Hartman talks about his career right now (01:35), changes for YouTube channels (04:35), 25 years of owning the Drum Exchange (19:00), film scoring and finding your tribes (32:20), thoughts about college (53:50), growing up in Illinois (58:40), going to Indiana University in undergrad and studying with Richard Johnson (01:10:35), and answering some Random-Ass Questions (01:34:50).

Finishing with a Rave on Eva Cassidy’s version of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” (01:54:05).


Ed Hartman's website

The Drum Exchange

Ed Hartman's YouTube page

Max Headroom


Final Cut


Creative Commons

Public Domain

Teddy Hall, Jr.

Richard Johnson

Antonio Sanchez

John Williams

Alan Hovhaness

World Rhythm Festival

Hummie Mann

Seattle Composers Alliance

Randy Hogancamp

Georg Solti

Frank's Drum Shop


George Gaber

Kenny Aronoff

Peter Erskine

Berlioz's Requiem

Terry Bozzio

The Third Man trailer

2001 trailer

Bernard Herrmann

Koyaanisqatsi trailer

Vladimir Horowitz

Colin Walcott

Corky Siegel


"Somewhere Over the Rainbow" - Eva Cassidy