Pete's Percussion Podcast: Episode 145 - Victor Caccese

Sandbox Percussion Group founder and member Victor Caccese talks about all things Sandbox Percussion (01:40), growing up near Philadelphia, his Italian and Brazilian roots, and his soccer and golf career (27:35), his undergrad years at Peabody Conservatory (MD), studying with Bob Van Sice, and the “Peabody Curse” (52:30), continuing to study with Van Sice at Yale University (CT) for his Master’s and the greatness of New Haven pizza (01:14:10), and takes time for the Random Ass Questions (01:27:40).

Finishing with a Rave on the 2019 movie Rocketman (01:48:45).


Victor Caccese’s homepage

Sandbox Percussion

Ian Rosenbaum

Jonny Allen

Terry Sweeney

Sandbox Percussion Seminar

Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion - Bela Bartok

Bob Van Sice

Fractured Atlas

So Percussion

Jason Treuting

Third Coast Percussion

String Theory in Chattanooga

Inuksuit - John Luther Adams

“Pieces of Wood” - Steve Reich

“Drumming” - Steve Reich

“Pillar IV” - Andy Akiho

“Goldbeater’s Skin” - Christopher Cerrone

The Dwight School

Sandbox Percussion Spring Benefit

Super Bowl LII

Harvey Mason

Antonio Sanchez

Philly Joe Jones

Gene Krupa

Buddy Rich

Art Blakey

Glen Oaks Country Club

Bethpage Black Course

Rickie Fowler

Amadinda Percussion Group

NEXUS Percussion

Percussion Group Cincinnati

Les Percussions de Stasbourg

Gwen Dease

Ji Hye Jung

Svet Stoyanov

Todd Meehan

The Percussion Collective

Michael Burritt

Threads - Paul Lansky

“Village Burial with Fire” - James Wood

“Rogosanti” - James Wood

Martin Bresnick

Aaron Kernis

David Lang

Julia Wolfe

“Rebonds A/B” - Iannis Xenakis

“Khan Variations” - Alejandro Viñao

“Three Moves” - Paul Lansky

Pepe’s Pizza

Sally’s Apizza

“Cloud-Polyphonies” - James Wood

Garrett Arney

It’s a Wonderful Life trailer

Once Upon a Time in the West trailer

Super Bowl XXXIX

Super Bowl XV

Germany over Brazil 7-1 2014 World Cup

Neymar wins Gold Medal for Brazil at 2016 Olympics

Ben Wallace

Mark DeChiazza


Rocketman trailer