Alabama State University Percussion Professor Teddy Hall, Jr. discusses how he got the ASU job and his career path to getting there (02:00), his research on Richard Johnson, Indiana University’s first Percussion Professor (25:55), growing up in Birmingham, AL and taking some important trips to the Northeast United States (46:25), the 2017 Alabama Senate Race (01:00:55), his varied undergrad career (01:06:20), doing his master’s at Ole Miss with Ricky Burkhead (01:31:30), and taking time to do some Random-Ass Questions (01:42:20).
Finishing with a Rave on the classic film “Two For the Road” (01:57:25).
Teddy Hall, Jr.'s Pearl Drums Page
Teddy Hall, Jr. at Alabama State
Honda Battle of the Bands
Johnny Lee Lane
Richard Davis Johnson
"Birdland" - Weather Report
The Marimba Festival Orchestra
"Come Sunday" - Duke Ellington
"Fiesta Latina" - Lalo Davila
"Three Brothers" - Michael Colgrass
"Mirror From Another" - David Friedman
"Classic African" - Joseph Aiello
"Variations on the Westminster Clock Theme" - James Latimer
Darkest Hour trailer
Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer
"I Would Die For You" - Prince
"Baby I'm A Star" - Prince
John Blackwell, Jr.
Magic City Classic
Turkey Day Classic
Two For the Road trailer