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The @Percussion - Episode 153 - James Doyle

August 16, 2019

153 - James Doyle

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Joining us this week is James Doyle, Associate Professor of Music at Adams State University, where he directs the Rocky Mountain Pan Handlers Steel Band and the ASU Percussion Ensemble. He previously served as principal percussionist with the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West. James is a member of the Music in the Mountains Festival Orchestra and is the principal percussionist with the San Juan Symphony. As a chamber musician, he's a member of the Doyle-Kane Duo, the Kokoro Trio, and the Animas Percussion Quartet.  He has also toured the world performing more commercial music.

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0:00 Intro and Hello
0:50 Megan back from 3 weeks in Ghana
6:30 James Doyle introduction
7:50 100 days of practice?  Summer practice time
11:41 Practice journals
13:50 Casey: What's the sound?
24:27 Programming and composer diversity
41:10 Caleb: Experiments in work environment productivity
1:02:05 Working with Valerie Naranjo?
1:06:01 James' colleague, Angela Winter and dissolving the marching band
1:11:30 Upcoming for James?