Here is the second-place winner of the 2015 PAS Italy Composition Contest. In this challenging solo, several different contrasts in timbre are achieved by using the normal playing area as well as the rim
From Robert Cohen's Homeland Security Suite for Percussion, Green Alert is the lowest level on the Homeland Security Advisory System, a level that is unlikely to be attained.
Challenging adaptation of a familiar tune, that in this case undergoes a variety of permutations- some subtle, and some, well, just off the chain! Fun, though!
Here is the first place winner of the 2015 PAS Italy Composition Contest. A unique multi-percussion duet centered on two snare drums that are mounted snare side up. Various sonic effects are created by
Consistent left hand bass pattern keeps pushing this challenging tune forward. It is a great contemporary composition in an early jazz style. It requires four mallets and advanced vibraphone
Inspired by Biblical imagery found in the book of Reveleation - this is a challenging snare solo that primarily utilizes advanced rudimental patterns and configurations - from beginning to end! Advanced
Latin Looks is scored in a lively Latin-rock groove for two marimbas, percussion and bass. The piece can be played as a duet with accompaniment track, or without the recorded accompaniment and
Scored for xylophone and three marimbas, this contemporary rag features all the players. It is not just a solo with accompaniment, but rather offers appealing interaction between all the voices.
This piece is the challenging fifth movement of Robert Cohen's Homeland Security Suite for Percussion. Red Alert goes beyond 9/11 to musically explore a dark vision of world-wide
This unique collection of nine titles features corridos of the Mexican Revolution (1910-1920). They have been adapted from this vocal repertoire for three players on one 4-octave marimba in the traditional
1st place winner - 2013 PAS Italy Composition Contest. Challenging concert/recital work for both vibraphone and piano. Two stand-alone movements: "Midnight in Buenos Aires," with some tango infuences, and
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