Celebrating 50 Years
- Career Achievements -
- Trailblazed a 50+ year internationally acclaimed career in a field dominated by men more . . .
- Founding drummer of Pandora, an all woman Jazz/Rock band in 1973 more . . .
- Founded GP Percussion Timpani Manufacturers in 1982, based on her innovative mechanical design more . . .
- Began pioneering the 5.0 octave marimba in Western music in 1986, releasing her seminal recording of the Bach Chacconne in 1993 more . . .
- Inspired generations of marimba teachers and students with her CD PRISM, released in 1996 more . . .
- Wrote Reading Mallet Percussion Music (1995) and Anthology of Lute and Guitar Music (2001), method books now used in high school and university studios worldwide more . . .
- Researched and wrote Keiko Abe’s biography and history of the concert marimba: Keiko Abe~A Virtuosic Life, inspiring readers around the globe, published in 2007 more . . .
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