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Awesome Drumline & Marching Band Shirts

Posted by on Apr 2, 2016 in Drum Corps, Drumline, Marching Band, Shop | 0 comments

Drumline and marching band shirts are now available through PatrickRFBlakley.com! These marching t-shirts are designed for marching members of any type, from parade band to drum corps. T-shirts range from drumline specific to general marching shirts so there’s sure to be something just right for you. Browse through and find the one that will turn heads at practice. Apparel is updated and added regularly so check back soon for even more options!   The awesome selection of drumline and marching band shirts:       Water We...

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Implements of Choice

Posted by on Mar 29, 2016 in Drumline, Hardware, Pit, Shop | 0 comments

If you’re auditioning or have been given a position in one of Mr. Blakley’s percussion sections then this is a list of items you’ll need to have. If you’re not in one of his groups then this is just a list of choice items that are highly recommended through years of experience with them. Since 2003 the sticks and mallets chosen to be used have been the same, as well as the manner in which they are used by the performers. In the next section you’ll see an itemized list by instrumentation that the groups all use. If you’re in one of these groups...

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Shellshock Mounts Available For Sale!

Posted by on Mar 27, 2016 in Hardware, Shop, Snares, Tenors | 0 comments

Shellshock Mounts are a concept inspired by years of performing with, teaching, and watching numerous drumlines and percussion ensembles. The idea is that you want to have the option of playing on the drum’s shell surface without damaging the drum or the drum’s finish.  The Shellshock Mounts allow just that! You gain a playing surface that is out of the way and takes all the abuse so that the drum stays pristine. Best of all they are easy to mount and remove by attaching to only two of the drum’s tension rods. These mounts are great for any drumline that is looking for a...

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