The title says it all! Leave rock and roll or heavy metal behind. Afro-Cuban Crisis lets you feature those licks that keep a foot tapping, from regular 4/4 time to half-time beats, then
Inspired by Kodo drumming, this piece for unaccompanied multi-percussion sets the room on fire! The combination of bombastic flourishes, hard-driven rhythmic passages, and percussive timbres makes
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
Breaking Point was written for percussionist Blake Wilkins and premiered at a concert he presented at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston in the summer of 2008. His program was designed to relate to
An unaccompanied solo for drumset requiring rudimental chops and four-limb independence.
Collinear Dancer is and unaccompanied solo for multiple percussion. After a brief, driving introduction, the mood changes to one of mystery and dramatic freedom. The
A masterful work by one of the principals of 20th-century literature.
A medium-advanced solo for unaccompanied multiple percussion. Appears on several contest lists.
This grade IV solo for 5-piece drumset serves as the 'required' solo for the 1991 PASIC competition. Written to be playable by drummers up to and including 18 years of age, Downside Up requires that the
Here is a slick multi-percussion solo that shows off the player's musicality, technique, and athleticism. Shown on several state and festival lists!
William Kraft's French Suite is one of the most famous and widely performed solos in the literature. A true rite of passage for all percussionists!
Inspirations Diabolique is a popular five-movement solo for unaccompanied multi-percussionist. It allows the player to display their skills with various sticks, mallets, and beaters upon
Rowloff gives us another collection of 25 rudimental snare drum solos ranging from easy to extremely advanced. Includes exercises and an up-to-date, extensive hybrid rudiment list. The solos found in
Written as a homage to Igor Stravinsky's L'Histoire du Soldat, this unaccompanied solo for multiple percussion uses similar timbres, techniques and meters as Stravinsky's original work. Any
Lucid dreaming is defined as the conscious perception of one's state while dreaming, resulting in a much clearer experience and sometimes enabling direct control over the content of the dream. Inspired by
Here is a medium-advanced solo for unaccompanied multi-percussionist. The timbres created by the instruments and playing techniques simulate, as the title states, the ticks, swirls and grinding of
This book was written to supplement the solo music available to both high school and college drum set students. Each of the ten solos pays homage to a famous jazz drummer with a full performance CD
Morris Dance sits among William Kraft's multiple percussion solos as an industry staple. Its set-up is smaller, and its technical demands aren't quite as
Passages of driving sixteenth notes on a single low drum with accents dispersed among the higher drums create the foundation for this high-energy piece by Lynn Glassock. The timbres are filled out by
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