Robert Pangborn

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Percussionist born in Painesville, Ohio, US.
His early training was with his uncle, William Hruby at the Hruby Conservatory of Music in Cleveland. He later studied with Cloyd Duff at the Cleveland Institute of Music, Roman Sculz at the Berkshire Music Festival, William Street at the Eastman School of Music and Morris Goldenberg at Julliard. His military service was spent as a percussionist with the United States Military Academy Band at West Point.
Before joining the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in 1964, Robert Pangborn held the positions of principal timpanist with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, mallet percussionist with the Cleveland Orchestra, and timpanist/percussionist with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra in New York City.
In addition to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra he formed several chamber percussion groups including the Detroit Percussion Trio, 4 for Percussion and Mostly Mallets.
In the late 1960s and early 1970s, he performed as set drummer with Symphonic Metamorphosis a “cross-over” pop-rock group.
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Instruments & Performance

PS 573 Robert Pangborn - Symphonic Metamorphosis album art Symphonic Metamorphosis Symphonic Metamorphosis - Symphonic Metamorphosis (Album) London Records PS 573 US 1970 Sell This Version
SXBS 7000, SXBS7000 Robert Pangborn - Cold Fact album art Rodriguez* Rodriguez* - Cold Fact (Album) Sussex, Sussex SXBS 7000, SXBS7000 US 1970 Sell This Version
MS722, S-722, MS-722 Robert Pangborn - Strung Out album art Gordon Staples And The String Thing Gordon Staples And The String Thing - Strung Out (Album) Motown, Motown, Motown MS722, S-722, MS-722 US 1970 Sell This Version
ABCD-867 Robert Pangborn - The Dramatic Jackpot album art Ron Banks And The Dramatics Ron Banks And The Dramatics - The Dramatic Jackpot (Album) ABC Records ABCD-867 US 1975 Sell This Version
WB 305 Robert Pangborn - Cosmic Wind album art The Mike Theodore Orchestra The Mike Theodore Orchestra - Cosmic Wind (Album) Westbound Records WB 305 US 1977 Sell This Version
AB-1002 Robert Pangborn - Genuine Ruby album art Ruby Andrews Ruby Andrews - Genuine Ruby(LP, Album) ABC Records AB-1002 US 1977 Sell This Version
W 50491 Robert Pangborn - Deadeye Dick album art C.J. & Co.* C.J. & Co.* - Deadeye Dick (Album) Westbound Records, Atlantic W 50491 Italy 1978 Sell This Version
WT 6106 Robert Pangborn - I Was Made For Love album art Carlis Munro Carlis Munro - I Was Made For Love (Album) Westbound Records WT 6106 US 1979 Sell This Version
LPS-200.2584 Robert Pangborn - High On Mad Mountain album art The Mike Theodore Orchestra The Mike Theodore Orchestra - High On Mad Mountain (Album) Westbound Records LPS-200.2584 Venezuela 1979 Sell This Version
CDSEWD 120 Robert Pangborn - Cosmic Wind + High On Mad Mountain album art The Mike Theodore Orchestra I Love The Way You Move (as Bob Pangborn) and 1 more… The Mike Theodore Orchestra - Cosmic Wind + High On Mad Mountain (Comp) Westbound Records CDSEWD 120 UK 1998 Sell This Version
Lita 089 Robert Pangborn - Searching For Sugar Man (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) album art Rodriguez* Rodriguez* - Searching For Sugar Man (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Comp) Light In The Attic, Legacy Lita 089 US 2012 Sell This Version