Gordon B. Peters


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Musician, Percussionist, Author, Composer

Gordon B. Peters spent decades performing, teaching, and composing for the percussive arts. He worked to provide meaningful tools to students and teachers alike while keeping his techniques fresh and new. As a performer, he pushed hard to design new formulas and new styles while keeping the traditions of percussion alive and well. Gordon was a founding member of the Percussive Arts Society and was inducted into their Hall of Fame in 2004. It was a fitting tribute to a tireless influence.