Pete's Percussion Podcast: Episode 81 - Danny Frye

High Point University (NC) Director of Bands Danny Frye joins the podcast to talk about his current job and the history of the city of High Point (3:30), the convoluted path to finishing his doctorate from UNCG (19:15), growing up in Burlington, NC (32:00), his interest and (early) work in puppetry (41:00), his undergrad at East Carolina University and UNCG (45:30), his masters years at Manhattan SOM and UNCG (59:30), and deals with my Random-Ass Questions (01:30:15).

Finishing with a rave on the 2018 NCAA Tournament (01:40:55).


Danny Frye's High Point University page

Danny Frye's Innovative Percussion page

Kevin Bowen

High Point Market

"Let it Ride" - Bachman Turner Overdrive

Gary Westbrook

Tony Mason

Rob Falvo

Harold Jones

"Sea Refractions" - Mitchell Peters

"Yellow After the Rain" - Mitchell Peters

Cort McClaren

John Locke

Chris Brown

"Torse III" - Akira Miyoshi

John H. Beck

"Canaries" - Elliot Carter

Lance Drege

"Different Voices" - Lynn Glassock

"5 Pieces for Clarinet and Percussion Orchestra" - Philip Parker

Kelly Burke

"Shadow Chasers" - Michael Burritt

Michael Burritt

Jim Catalano

Michael Combs

J. C. Combs

Leigh Howard Stevens

"Spiral Passages" - Jan Metzger

Defending Your Life trailer

Turner and Hooch trailer

"Working Day and Night" - Michael Jackson

"As" - Jacob Collier and Becca Stevens


The NCAA Tournament