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Print version available!

My self-published book “Rudimental Solos for Snare Drum for the Advanced Drummer” is once again available for purchase. The book contains eight original solos for snare drum and has been expanded to include five traditional rudimental solos every snare player should know. Print version is $9.95 and the e-book is just $5.00.


New downloads available

I’ve just completed some work on “Downfall of Paris.” The following are available for download in the Resources section:

Downfall of Paris (Fife & Drum) – as it appears in “Col. H. C. Hart’s New and Improved Instructor for the Drum,” 1862

Downfall of Paris (Fife only) – as it appears in “Col. H. C. Hart’s New and Improved Instructor for the Drum,” 1862

Downfall of Paris (Drum only) – as it appears in “Col. H. C. Hart’s New and Improved Instructor for the Drum,” 1862

Downfall of Paris – a comparison of the drum parts as they appear in Col. Hart’s manual and Bruce & Emmett’s manual

 

Enjoy! And as always, if you have any input, suggestions or words of wisdom to share, please feel free to Contact me.


Welcome!

Welcome to Drummin’ Around. It is my hope that what you find here will be of benefit whether you’re a student (beginner or advanced) or educator. My focus will be on rudimental literacy and the application of rudiments in practice and performance. Thus far, I’ve included some classic rudimental solos, a wide variety of links to some not-so-known sites that are full of great information, and the beginning of a Care and Maintenance section that beginners and teachers of beginners will find of interest. And if there is something you would like to see included here, please let me know.


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