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The @Percussion - Episode 184 - Ashley Baier

August 16, 2019

184 - Ashley Baier


Brooklyn-based percussionist Ashley Baier has performed with a variety of orchestras, chamber groups, and artists including PitchBlak Brass Band, Pharoahe Monch, John Hodgman, The Bengsons, VÉRITÉ, and Kermit the Frog. She has played numerous New York City musical theater productions and has toured nationally with How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Hundred Days. She has performed at renowned venues including Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, Blue Note, Brooklyn Bowl, (Le) Poisson Rouge, and Joe's Pub.

0:00 intro and hello
7:15 Both classical percussion and drumset.  Why you should be a diverse percussionist.  
14:20 NYC?
20:10 Touring
26:00 Broadway subbing?  
32:47 All students should listen to this podcast!
34:37 Karli: Teacher Appreciation Week, what makes a great music teacher.
43:35 Casey: Sound - the 1 sample drumset, sampling, Pierre Schaeffer
55:40 Making a living in NY and living logistics?
58:04 Being a female percussionist?  Some thoughts on equality.

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