Pete's Percussion Podcast: Episode 144 - Sarah Hagan

Zildjian and Vic Firth Director of Artist Relations for Drumset Sarah Hagan talks about her job and regularly attending PASIC and NAMM (01:40), being on the PAS Exec Board and women in the percussion industry (14:10), growing up on the Massachusetts coast, classic rock music, sports and her high school cover band “Scarecrow” (23:40), going to Stonehill College (MA) for undergrad and her beginnings at Zildjian (47:50), and takes the time for some Random Ass Questions (55:00).

Finishing with a Rave on the 2019 movie Booksmart (01:23:35).


Sarah Hagan’s Instagram

Sarah Hagan’s Zildjian press announcement

Steve Gadd

Keith Carlock

Marco Minnemann

Thomas Pridgen

John Blackwell

Benny Greb

“Don’t Stop” - Fleetwood Mac

“Stairway to Heaven” - Led Zeppelin

“Don’t Dream It’s Over” - Crowded House

Juels Thomas

My Cousin VInny courtoom scene

My Cousin Vinny positraction scene

“It’s My Party” - Lesley Gore

“It’s Judy’s Turn to Cry” - Lesley Gore

“Blue” - Joni Mitchell

“Walk This Way” - Aerosmith

“Greased Lightning” - Grease

“Black Hole Sun” - Soundgarden

Matt Chamberlain

Matt Cameron

Buddy Rich

Gene Krupa

Art Ensemble of Chicago

“Scarecrow” - Ministry

“Enter Sandman” - Metallica

“Would?” - Alice in Chains

“Alive” - Pearl Jam

Fred Astaire’s Drum Solo

Bring in ‘da Noise, Bring in ‘da Funk at the 1996 Tony’s

Armand Zildjian

Roy Haynes

Avengers: Endgame trailer

The Highwaymen trailer

Natural Born Killers trailer

Aurora Borealis

Machu Picchu

Galápagos Islands

“46 and 2” - Tool

Neil Larrivee

Yankees-Red Sox rivalry

Zildjian Underground - Nate Smith

La Sagrada Familia


Booksmart trailer