Pete's Percussion Podcast: Episode 92 - Dave Gerhart

Yamaha Corporation of America Percussion Product Manager Dave Gerhart stops by to talk about his current workload (01:40), his daily duties at Yamaha and conference travel responsibility (20:10), growing up in northern California (40:25), going to CSU – Long Beach (where he is currently a Lecturer in Percussion) for his undergrad and master’s and his steel band experience (01:01:55), and spending time with the Random-Ass Questions (01:18:50).

Finishing with a rave on The Jazz Ambassadors (01:41:35).


Dave Gerhart's homepage

Dave Gerhart's CSU - Long Beach page

Drumchattr podcast

Mike Mainieri

Jauvon Gilliam

Michael Carney

H. Robert Reynolds

Joshua Simonds

Troy Wollwage


Music for All Summer Camp

Michael McIntosh

Thad Anderson

John Kilkenny

Tom Aungst


Yamaha Impact Drums



James Worthy

"The Catch"

Kobe Bryant's 60-point final game

Huey Lewis and the News

Chris Wabich

Steely Pan

"Aja" - Steely Dan

"French Suite" - William Kraft

"Concertino" - Paul Creston

"Music of the Day" - Bill Molenhof

"Children's Songs" - Chick Corea

Marimba Concerto No. 1 - Ney Rosauro

"Coffee Street" - Andy Narell

"Northern Lights" - Eric Ewazen


Steven Schick

"Zyklus" - Karlheinz Stockhausen

John Tafoya

Tony Cirone

Joe Gramley

Mark Madsen dancing

David Collier

"Smooth Criminal" - Michael Jackson

"Another Part of Me" - Michael Jackson

WTF with Marc Maron

Revisionist History

Another Round


Code Switch

The Axe Files

Why is This Happening?

Ezra Klein Podcast


This Week in Google

Katie Couric Podcast

Here's the Thing

The Turnaround

Seth Godin's Startup School


How I Built This

Shantaram - David Gregory Roberts

The Night Circus - Erin Morgenstern

11/22/63 - Stephen King

Bruce Carver


The Jazz Ambassadors trailer