New Mexico Philharmonic Principal Timpanist Douglas Cardwell stops by to talk about his orchestral happenings (01:45), private teaching, working at the University of New Mexico, gigging, and living in New Mexico (17:00), being an African-American in the mostly white orchestral world (30:00), growing up in central Virginia and his background in sports (43:30), his undergrad at James Madison University (VA) Master’s at Rice University (TX), and his professional career in Detroit (01:02:30), and takes time for the Random Ass Questions (01:23:30).
Finishing with a Rave on the film On Her Shoulders (01:34:50).
Douglas Cardwell’s homepage
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Douglas Cardwell’s New Mexico Philharmonic page
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“My Favorite Things” - John Coltrane
Jazz Suite No. 2 - Dmitri Shostakovich
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African-American Orchestral Percussionists
The National Orchestra Institute
National Repertory Orchestra
“Shout it Out Loud” - KISS
“Gimme All Your Lovin’” - ZZ Top
“Jump” - Van Halen
“Tom Sawyer” - Rush
“Ain’t Too Proud To Beg” - Temptations
Brian Del Signore
John H. Beck
Kung Fu Panda trailer
King Kong (2005) trailer
Federer-Djokovic 2019 Wimbledon Final
On Her Shoulders trailer