Pete's Percussion Podcast: Episode 128 - African-American Orchestral Percussionists

Teddy Hall, Jr. (Alabama State) and Joe W. Moore III (UT-Rio Grande Valley) return to the show to talk about their research on African-American Orchestral Percussionists.  Included in the discussion are the beginnings of the research (02:00), their own orchestral history (13:50), the influence of conservatories vs. other institutions of higher learning (22:40), orchestral pipelines and numbers (36:20), and the interests of orchestras in diversity, along with final thoughts (46:00).

Finishing with a Rave on American Masters: Sammy Davis, Jr. (01:01:15).


Teddy Hall, Jr.

Joe W. Moore III

Neal Flum

Sphinx Music

Raynor Carroll

Orchestra Noir

Atlanta Music Project

Timothy K. Adams, jr.

Shaylor James

Josh Jones

James Latimer

Elayne Jones

Scott Herring

Jeff Moore

Richard Johnson

Mark Sunkett

Jauvon Gilliam

Michael Crusoe

Douglas Cardwell

Oliver Molina


American Masters: Sammy Davis, Jr. trailer