Stretched, warped, distorted, de-tuned, and mangled. Such was the fate of the recordings composer Pat Jacobs made using only a snare drum in order to create the fresh and energetic soundscape that
Written for snare drum, kick drum, and hi-hat, Amalgamation features stylistic elements of famed French percussionist Jacques Delcluse and the popular New York percussionist Joseph Tompkins.
Written and dedicated to his nephew, Andy by Michael Charles Smith is a medium-level marimba solo that is bubbly, full of energy, but also intense and complicated at times - just like its
This creative book was developed with one concept in mind: Help the young percussionist become musically independent so you can spend more time making music and less time worrying about their logistics.
Blade is a multi-percussion solo that requires coordinated independence - relentlessly! Written for an abbreviated drum set, and complemented by three semi-resonant metals of the performer's
A blue book is a booklet used by college students to answer test questions or write essays. The Blue Book is designed to provide music suitable for contest, audition, technique development, and
International soloist and percussion educator She-e Wu composed Blue Identity for the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Paris and its director Frédéric Macarez. In
Broad Strokes is the quintessential collection of snare drum studies focusing on developing technical facility in a variety of stylized musical genres. The 31 solos in this collection are contained
Written to depict the Camino de Santiago, a 600 mile pilgrimage on foot through western Europe, The Camino by Michael Charles Smith is an intermediate marimba solo that captures the wistful nature
The Canvas Series is a unique collection of snare drum solos where the subject of each solo is a famous painter of the 20th century. In his own creative way, McLaughlin uses the snare drum as a
Inspired by the "creative seating solution" composer Chad Floyd used when performing on hand drums in tight spaces, Chatterbox is aptly named and does a lot with a little. Utilizing a cajon, a set
Chad Heiny’s Chemical Songs is a welcome addition to the solo keyboard repertoire for young players. This collection is comprised of eight engaging two-mallet solos. Each solo in...
Jesse Sieff's Chopstakovich provides the performer with a great opportunity to display both technical prowess and musicality on the marching snare drum. It is designed to be played to a recording
Rhapsodic in its form, Chorea Luna is an intermediate four-mallet marimba solo by Max Marsillo. The piece weaves in and out of various themes, each with their own unique emotional qualities and
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