Archive for the ‘Press Releases’ Category

Different Drummer: One Man’s Music and Its Impact on ADD, Anxiety, and Autism

different drummer

May 26 2015

Making Music constantly writes and promotes the healing power of music. That's why we are highlighting this book written by percussionist and researcher Jeff Strong. Different Drummer chronicles his path as he navigates ancient drumming practices, conducts clinical research, and develops the music that establishes him as a pioneer in the world of auditory brain stimulation over three decades. Jeff lives with ADHD and uses it as his motivation on ...


PMC Announce 2015 International Drum Month

Feb 18 2015

Get Involved with the PMC: Making a Difference at NAMM 2015 and through May International Drum Month January 23, 2015—The Percussion Marketing Council (PMC) hosted a percussion industry leaders panel at the 2015 NAMM Annual All-Member Meeting on January 23. The “Get Involved in Growing the Percussion Industry and Create More Customers in 2015” panel was moderated by Modern Drummer Publications Vice President Kevin Kearns. Panelists included industry leaders: ...


Best. Year. Ever.

Jul 09 2014

It's been a phenomenal year for PMC programs. See what we mean.... Can't get enough drums and drumming? Check out the Winter 2013/14 edition


Percussion Marketing Council Receives NAMM Foundation Grant to Support Percussion In The Schools and Roots of Rhythm Programs

Aug 31 2011

CLEVELAND, OH (June 30, 2011)—The Percussion Marketing Council (PMC) recently announced that the organization was one of 35 recipients nationwide to receive a NAMM Foundation 2011-2012 program grant. The PMC's "PERCUSSION! The Rhythm of Life Through Making Music" funding will help the further development and growth of the organization's current Percussion In The Schools and Roots of Rhythm Programs. Percussion In The Schools is an educational in-school performance program ...


PMC Announces Percussion In The Schools 2011 Dealer Promotion with International Celebrity Drummer Keith Carlock

Aug 01 2011

The Percussion Marketing Council (PMC), in conjunction with internationally recognized drummer Keith Carlock, announced its Percussion In The Schools (PITS) Dealer program for 2011. Building on the success of the 2010 “Win Chad Smith” campaign, PMC is following up this year by inviting NAMM retail music dealers to nominate a school district for hosting a Keith Carlock all-school percussion concert assembly. The all-school general assembly concert program is targeted to ...


PMC Announces Appointments of Bob Jespersen and David Jewell as New Executive Officers

Jul 29 2011

The Percussion Marketing Council (PMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of BOB JESPERSEN and DAVID JEWELL as Executive Officers of the Percussion Marketing Council, effective immediately. The four PMC Officers serve as equal Co-Executive Directors, each responsible for specific areas of guidance, direction and benefit to all PMC Members and the Percussion Industry. [caption id="attachment_426" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Bob Jespersen"][/caption] Bob Jespersen is the ...