This video features the live performance from PASIC 2012 (November 3, 2012). The session was called “Steel Band Literature: Standards, New Directions, Styles and Sources” and was directed Tony McCutchen (Jacksonville State University), Dave Gerhart (CSU, Long Beach) and C. J. Menge (Inside Out Steel Band). The performance featured over 60 faculty members from the US performing new literature for steel band.
If you are a percussionist, you should be a member of Percussive Arts Society and attend the yearly convention Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC). Thanks to Joshua Simonds, Executive Director of PAS, for allowing this video to be posted.
Trini Yellowtail – Adam Mason
Very Much (A Lot) – Joshua Garrett
Spin Cycle – Brad Shores
PanSon – Dave Gerhart
Pavane for the Sleeping Beauty – Maurice Ravel (Trans. by James Leyden)
Minute Waltz – Frédéric Chopin (Arr. by Gary Gibson)
Pyxis – C.J. Menge
Under the Mango Tree – Tony McCutchen
Number 2 – Dave Longfellow
Denmark – Gideon Freudmann (Trans. by Kenyon Williams)
Down With It – Matt Ehlers
Festival of Voices (Utsav-Ki Awaz) – Jit Samaroo
Pan Army – Len “Boogsie” Sharpe (Trans. by Eugene Novotney)
Drum Set/Engine Room