Publications

Here you can find three publications, an eBook, a series of compositions, and several articles designed for percussionists of every respect. These texts are written for the student and instructor alike, but are also designed for other members of the staff as well as outsiders interacting with the percussion sections too. Below are three publications, an e-Book, a series of compositions, and a blog designed for percussionists of every respect. Whether you’re a student trying to learn more, a tech just starting out, a veteran of marching and teaching, or a seasoned instructor, you’ll find something for you in these publications. The reach of these books also goes beyond percussion and invites drill writers, non-percussive staff, and even band directors to learn something about their percussion section.

 

Quadratics: The Multi-tom Focus - Marching Publication

QUADRATICS: THE MULTI-TOM FOCUS

Quadratics is a book specifically for the tenor drums. These six drums get a lot of attention throughout this publication. Anyone looking to further their understanding of this instrument will appreciate the subtleties that this text uncovers. From the performer to the composer, and everywhere in between, this is a great guide!

Check out Quadratics!

 

The Field Percussion User Manual - Marching Publication

THE FIELD PERCUSSION USER MANUAL

New band directors, unfamiliar staff, and even the performers themselves can all walk away having learned something from this book. The text will answer questions that you didn’t know you had and goes into great detail explaining the complexities of the percussion section and the properties of their sound.

Check out the User Manual! eBook available!

 

The Field Percussion User Manual eBook - Marching Publication

THE FIELD PERCUSSION USER MANUAL E-BOOK!

Same great book as above, but in a digital format! Download this electronic book to your Kindle, iBook, Nook, or Tablet with various file types to choose from. Electronic books are much easier and affordable than hardcopies, so if you’re an e-Book reader this one’s for you.

Download the eBook! Paperback available!

 

DRUMMY DRUM JOINS MARCHY BAND

Drummy Drum decides to joins the marchy band but can’t pick which instrument to play. He tries all sorts of different instruments and can’t find the one that fits him best. Then he finally finds out about drums, he tries drums and he loves them! The story is about being yourself and fitting in. The book is filled with fun sounds and will entertain all ages! Whether you’re reading to your kids or grandchildren, teaching a class, or know a parent that just loves band, this little book is just right!

Check out the Audiobook! Coloring book & activities available!

 

DRUMMY DRUM JOINS MARCHY BAND AUDIOBOOK

This audiobook accompanies the Drummy Drum Joins Marchy Band story and is read aloud for kids or students. If you’re a teacher and want to be able to present the book to a class this audiobook is for you! Complete with page turn signals and a great take on each instruments’ sound!

Check out the paperback! Coloring book & activities available!

 

DRUMMY DRUM COLORING BOOK & ACTIVITES

The coloring book and activities accompany the Drummy Drum Joins Marchy Band story. If you are a teacher and would like to share the book with your class be sure to check out the coloring book, and then download the free classroom activities to extend the lesson, including a word search, crossword puzzle, parade song, board game maker, and more! And don’t forget to check out the audiobook to aide in a group reading session in the classroom too!

Check out the paperback! Check out the Audiobook!

 

Drumline Information Packet - Marching Publication

DRUMLINE INFORMATION PACKET

This packet contains setup information for the introduction into a drumline at various levels. Step by step coverage of various information that will allow prospective members gain a similar understanding while approaching the drumline from the outside.

Check out the Info Packet! Includes 30 drumline warmups!

 

Free Drumline Warmups and Exercises

DRUMLINE WARMUPS & EXERCISES

These warmups and exercises are composed for all skill levels, from beginner to advanced, and include audio examples. Download and use them in your drumline for free!

Check out the free drumline warmups!

Free Pit Front Ensemble Warmups and Exercises

PIT WARMUPS & EXERCISES

These warmups and exercises are composed for all skill levels, from beginner to advanced, and include audio examples. Download and use them in your front ensemble for free!

Check out the free pit warmups!

Free Drum set Warmups and exercises

DRUMSET WARMUPS & EXERCISES

These warmups and exercises are composed for all skill levels, from beginner to advanced, and include audio examples. Download and use them in your warmup routine!

Check out the free drumset warmups!

 

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PERCUSSIVE ARTICLES

Even more material, updated regularly, for percussion enthusiasts and knowledge seekers. Very focused and niche information from various topics and areas of study.

Check out the Percussive Articles section!

 

Make sure to check out the other main pages for Marching and also for Drumset with several areas of interest in both places! Content is being added and updated regularly, so come back soon to visit these pages again, especially for Articles, Full Shows, and many warmups of every difficulty level for drumline, pit, and drumset!