Pete's Percussion Podcast: Episode 79 - Justin Johnson

Ragsdale (NC) High School Co-Band Director and Percussion Instructor Justin Johnson talks about his current percussion life after some time in the I.T. world (02:25), growing up in southern Virginia and playing drumset and organ in church (42:55), his high school life as a basketball and track star (51:40), going to Radford University (VA) for undergrad (01:01:00), doing the Master’s at UNCG along with Lamon Lawhorn (01:17:00), and holding on for the Random-Ass Questions (01:29:10).

Finishing with a Rave on the film Tell Them We Are Rising (01:47:10).


Justin Johnson's Homepage

Gate City Percussion

GTCC Titans drumline

Lamon Lawhorn

Jeff Au

Duke-UConn 1999

Al Wojtera

Cort McClaren

Kris Keeton

Matt Savage

Eric Willie

Trey Harris

Michael Jordan

Kenyon Martin

Tim Duncan

"Mudra" - Bob Becker

"Merlin" - Andrew Thomas

"Wind in the Bamboo Grove" - Keiko Abe

"Wicca" - Casey Cangelosi

Black Surfer

Neeraj Mehta

Dave Weckl

"Five Minute Drill"

Concerto for Percussion - John Mackey

Black Panther trailer

Back to the Future trailer

Drumline: A New Beat trailer

"Shofukan" - Snarky Puppy


Tell Them We Are Rising trailer