Pete's Percussion Podcast: Episode 85 - Rebecca Kite (Part 2)

Part 2 of my conversation with Rebecca Kite resumes with her time at the UMKC Conservatory (02:00), her years playing drumset in a jazz, pop and funk coverband in the 1970s (07:15), recalling some memorable Keiko Abe performances (23:45) her time studying with Cloyd Duff in Cleveland and George Gaber at Indiana University (27:05), symphony freelancing (40:50), timpani manufacturing and patents (44:00), guitar literature transcribed for marimba (01:02:00), being a woman in the percussion world (01:10:00), and then the Random Ass Questions (01:23:00).

Finishing with a rave on the Hit Parade podcast (01:36:15).


Part 1 of the Rebecca Kite Interview

Rebecca Kite's Homepage

Cloyd Duff

"Jazzman" - Carole King

"Did You Go Downtown" - Joy of Cooking

Fulfillingness' First Finale - Stevie Wonder

"Lullaby of Broadway" - Bette Midler

"Smoke on the Water" - Deep Purple

"Pick Up the Pieces" - Average White Band

"Girl from Ipanema" - Astrud Gilberto

"Long Train Runnin" - The Doobie Brothers

"So Very Hard to Go" - Tower of Power

"Get Up Offa That Thing" - James Brown

Norm Weinberg

"Jazz Suite for Marimba" - Joan Griffith

Advanced Techniques for the Modern Drummer - Jim Chapin

"Time for Marimba" - Minoru Miki

George Gaber

Richard Johnson

Concertino for Marimba - Paul Creston

"Variations on a Theme of Handel" - Mauro Giuliani

DeMorrow Instruments

John Dowland

"Etude No. 1" - Hector Villa-Lobos

Sticking It Out - Patty Niemi

"Baby Elephant Walk" - Henry Mancini

"Autumn Leaves" - Roger Williams

Roger Reynolds

"The Wave" - Ludwig Albert performing


Hit Parade Podcast