Pete's Percussion Podcast: Episode 136 - Colin Hill

Tennessee Tech Percussion Professor Colin Hill talks about the TTU job and the BluHill Duo (03:00), growing up in Portland (OR) pole-vaulting, snow-skiing and high school rock band stardom as The Standard Issue (26:25), going to the University of North Texas for undergrad (42:10), Indiana University for the master’s (53:15), the University of Kentucky for the doctorate (01:01:10), barely surviving his year of adjunct work (01:10:10), and pushes through the Random Ass Questions (01:19:35).

Finishing with a Rave on the NBA and NHL playoffs (01:34:30).


Colin Hill’s Tennessee Tech page

Colin Hill’s Innovative Percussion page

Colin Hill’s Homepage

Eric Willie

James Campbell

Marco Schirripa

Brian Blume

Pius Cheung

“José/beFore John5” - Aurel Hollo

Kevin Bobo

Mount Hood

“Smells Like Teen Spirit” - Nirvana

“All the Small Things” - blink-182

“Creep” - Radiohead

“Everlong” - Foo Fighters

Seattle Cascades

Oregon Crusaders

Gordon Rencher

North Texas Percussion Faculty

Keith Hendricks

Brian Mueller

Michael D’Angelo

Ellis Hampton

John Lane

Josh Smith

“Off Axis” - Lynn Glassock

“Trio Per Uno” - Nebojsa Zivkovic

“Cold Pressed” - Dave Hollinden

“Sonata for Piano and Timpani - Anthony Cirone”

“Stroboscope” - Eric Sammut

Indiana University Percussion Faculty

“Chain” - Kazuyori Miyake

“Lonely City Suite” - Jason Baker

“Bell Plates” - Scott Lindroth

“Monkey Chant” - Glenn Kotche

“Interzones” - Bruce Hamilton

“The Whimsical Nature of Small Particle Physics” - Ben Wahlund

“Marimba Spiritual” - Minoru Miki

“Long Way Home” - Chad Floyd

“Octabones” - Adi Morag

“Passacaglia” - Anna Ignatowicz

“Three Preludes” - George Gershwin

“Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel” - Franz Schubert

“Friction” - Brian Blume

“Flowerpot Music No. 1” - Elliot Cole

“A Spanish Groove” - Alejandro Viñao

Brandon Arvay

Brandon Wood

Escape Ten

Billy Madison trailer

Happy Gilmore trailer

Marcus Mariota

Jusuf Nurkic

The 2000 Portland Trailblazers

Damian Lillard beats the Rockets

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Damian Lillard beats the Thunder