Jonah Payne Graduate Percussion Recital


Oxenfree (2019) - Caleb Pickering  (b. 1990)

Amethyst (2020) - Andy Akiho  (b. 1979)

Child of Tree (1975) -  John Cage  (1912 - 1992)

See Ya Thursday (1993) -  Steven Mackey  (b. 1956)       


Nagara Hand (2013)  - Traditional, Trinidad and Tobago Sweet Tassa, Trans. Jonah Payne

  • NIU Tassa Ensemble:  Christian Baugher, Joshua Bedeau, Ethan Cowburn, Andrew Kinsey,  Rhiannon Robinson, Mikey Speziale  

Dat Dere (1960, 2022) - Bobby Timmons  (1935 - 1974),  Arr. Jonah Payne

  • Ryan Bills, tenor sax; Nat Lin, electric bass; Spencer Mackey, trombone;  Austyn Menk, piano; Jared Schultz, alto saxophone; Gabriel Wade, trumpet  

Nikkara (2006) - Robert Chappell  (b. 1949)      

  • Joshua Bedeau, drum set; Jalen Charles, tenor pan; Nat Lin, electric bass;  Jared Schultz, soprano saxophone; Mikey Speziale, congas  


This performance is given in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Master of Music degree. 

Saturday, April 13 at 11:00 AM

Event Type

Concerts, Exhibits and Performances


Arts and Culture, Music and Concerts

Target Audience

Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni, General Public, Prospective Students


Free Admission

School of Music
Contact Name

Sarah Brazeau

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