Pete's Percussion Podcast: Episode 105 - Brian Nozny

Troy University (AL) Lecturer of Percussion Brian Nozny stops to talk about his current percussion activities (02:25), how he got established in the Gulf Coast region and his affinity for video games (18:25), his North Dakota college job, living there, and why he left (33:45), his composition career (44:35), growing up near Albany (NY) and his love of Tool and Toto (49:05), going to Virginia Tech for undergrad (01:09:45), getting masters of music degrees at Miami and North Texas (01:20:10), getting his DMA at the University of Kentucky (01:36:40), and takes the time for some Random Ass Questions (01:46:50).

Finishing with a Rave on Spies Like Us (02:05:15).


Brian Nozny's homepage

Brian Nozny's Troy University homepage

Brian Nozny's Innovative Percussion page

Brian Nozny's Evans Drumheads page

National Flute Association

Omar Carmenates

John Psathas

Scott Herring

Adam Blackstock

Benjamin Fraley

Robert Clayson

Justin Alexander



Fallout 4

Duck Hunt

Dreamcast Games

Legend of Zelda Gold Cartridge

James Campbell

Fargo TV Show trailer

John W. Parks IV

Mike Portnoy

"Holy Wars...The Punishment Due" - Megadeth

"Far Behind" - Candlebox

"Operation Mindcrime" - Queensryche

"I'm The Man" - Anthrax

"Even Flow" - Pearl Jam

"Limelight" - Rush

"Metropolis: Part 1" - Dream Theater

Birch Creek Summer Music Academy

Dan Moore

"Africa" - Toto

"Rosanna" - Toto

"The Grudge" - Tool

"Sober" - Tool

"46 and 2" - Tool

Jim Petercsak

David McKee

Michael Vick's Virginia Tech highlights

Frank Beamer

"Rhythm Song" - Paul Smadbeck

"Pezza da Concerto" - Zivkovic

"Esch S/Sure" - Albert Fissinger

Ney Rosauro

Andy Harnsberger

North Texas Percussion Faculty

"No Leaf Clover" - Metallica

"Bonham" - Christopher Rouse

"Ku-Ka Ilimoku" - Christopher Rouse

"Ogoun Badagris" - Christopher Rouse

Airplane trailer

Ghost Ship trailer

The Disaster Artist trailer

Birdemic trailer

Two Movements for Marimba - Toshimitsu Tanaka

Aqua Teen Hunger Force

How Did This Get Made? podcast

This American Life - Fermi's Paradox

"Child's Garden of Dreams" - David Maslanka


Spies Like Us trailer