Feminine Fusion

S07 Ep32: More Than Drums

Recap (photo by Jacob Blickenstaff)

(photo by Jacob Blickenstaff)

“We want to show the world that anyone can do this.  We’re young women of color doing this and you can, too.”  – Arlene Acevedo, Recap


There’s a lot more to being a percussionist than just a drumset.  This week we hear from women playing percussion in ways that are sometimes familiar, and sometimes very new.


“More than Drums”

Lisa Pegher: No Reply
Lisa Pegher, marimba
“Minimal Art/Imaginary Windows”

Judith Shatin: Sic Transit
I-Jen Fang, percussion
“Time to Burn”
Innova 845

Vincent Ho: Nostalgia
Dame Evelyn Glennie, vibraphone
“Sandman’s Castle”
Navona 6462

Paul Lansky: Idle Fancies, I. Laughing Matter
Gwendolyn Dease, marimba
“Idle Fancies”
Bridge 9454

Maria Grenfell: Di Primavera
Claire Edwards, percussion
Karin Schaupp, guitar
ABC Classics 4814828

Lesley Flanigan: Hedera
Lesley Flanigan, voice
“Count to Five”
Innova 070


Run time:  58:29

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