Pete's Percussion Podcast: Episode 159 - Shane Jones

University of Tennessee-Martin Percussion Director Shane Jones stops by to talk about his percussion responsibilities there (02:00), his work with Khemia Ensemble and other assorted percussion activities (26:30), growing up in Las Vegas, buying a drumset through the classifieds, and the performing arts magnet high school he attended (38:45), attending the Hartt School of Music (CT) for undergrad (01:04:30), Cincinnati Conservatory of Music (OH) for his master’s (01:18:45), freelancing in Cincinnati after his master’s before doing the doctorate at the University of Michigan (01:29:30), and finishing with the Random Ass Questions (01:46:20).

Finishing with a Rave on an Odyssey Series Concert in Columbia, MO (02:09:15).


Shane Jones’ UTM page

Shane Jones’ homepage

Khemia Ensemble

Chelsea Tinsley Jones

Julie Hill

Stefan Freund

Phillip Sink

Constellation Chicago

COMP Festival

Mizzou International Composers Festival


Ned Ray McWherter Institute

Bill Waterman

Carolina Heredia

Bret Bohman

Emma O’Halloran

Joanna Goldstein

Once On This Island

The Elegant Universe - Brian Greene

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Carl Sagan

Ben Toth

David MacBride

Gene Koshinski

Tim Broscious

Bill Solomon

Shane Shanahan

“Marimba Spiritual” - Minoru Miki

“Dances of Earth and Fire” - Peter Klatzow

“She is Asleep” - John Cage

CCM Percussion

Camp Washington’s Chili

Next to Normal

“Mirage” - Yasuo Sueyoshi

“Percussionist Songs” - Christian Wolff

“Knockin’ On Wood” - Red Norvo

Dan Piccolo

Jonathan Ovalle

Joseph Gramley

“Six Japanese Gardens” - Kaija Saariaho

Liam Teague

Dumb and Dumber trailer

Kill Bill Vol. 1 trailer

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck - Mark Manson

Homegoing - Yaa Gyasi


Odyssey Chamber Music Series