Featuring all components of a standard set, this jazz-style work can be opened up for an extended improvised solo and can also be played by two or more drummers --...
Flute and piano. Grade 2. Duration - 2:15.
Set at a moderate tempo, this version of the familiar song incorporates clever special effects and some intricate offset patterns that will require rhythmic proficiency from all players. A footnote on the score indicates...
Flute and piano. Grade 2. Duration - 1:15.
Featuring the rudiments, flourishes and march tempo of Revolution-era military music, this was written to commemorate America's Bicentennial celebration in 1976.
Trombone solo with piano accompaniment. Arranged by Jay Ernst.
This set of 8 original solos for contests, recitals, juries and auditions features music in a variety of popular styles -- jazz, rock, funk, bebop, Latin, rudimental.
Written as a sequel to his set of easy solos, this collection of drum set pieces presents 10 originals in a variety of popular styles.
Ten original solos in classical, march, Latin, Cajun funk, contemporary, bebop and hip-hop styles feature a wide range of performance techniques.
This bestselling collection offers a good variety of interesting pieces for contest and study. Stickings are provided when necessary, and styles include jazz, rock, Latin, rudimental, classical, and more. Several...
Eb Alto Saxophone Solo with Piano. Grade 4. Duration - 4:35.
Alto Saxophone Duet. Grade 2.5.
Eb Alto Saxophone Solo with Piano. Grade 2. Duration - 2:20.
In this creative, fast-paced work (quarter note = 140-152) for young percussionists, every player steps into the solo spotlight at least once before the strong finish in the final bar. Duration 1:45
Contemporary drumming involves laying down a stylistic groove, then embellishing and soloing on it. This collection contains 11 grade 3-4 originals that focus on the more widely played styles of...
Following the highly successful format of his other collections for student percussionists, this addition to the series features 10 originals in a variety of popular styles - rock, waltz, bebop,...
Written as contest and instructional material for drummers in their formative years, this set of 14 solos presents music in a variety of styles -- jazz, Latin, rock, rudimental --...
With recurring thematic elements, repetitive rhythmic patterns, and expansive chords in the keyboard parts, this contest and recital standard finishes strong. Dramatic syncopations create a feeling of momentum and excitement. Duration 3:30. Percussion...
This fiery original in the Spanish style features dramatic trills, rapid scale runs, bold arpeggios, and an exciting accelerando in the final 12 bars.
Grade 4. Emulating the mood and style of great French classics, this tuneful original opens with an expressive, lyrical theme in 3/4 followed by an energetic allegro in 2/4 featuring...
This famous parody of a Polish polka with abundant 'wrong' notes (dissonances), wide melodic leaps, and sudden dynamic changes is a sterling example of contemporary music with high educational and entertainment value. In...
This winsome trio for young percussionists features identical opening and closing statements and three repeated sections in between to build confidence. The overall dynamic level is piano,with a few well-placed crescendos for dramatic flair. Duration...
Also referred to as the Sonata In A Minor, this challenging piece consists of four contrasting sections -- slow adagio, brisk allegro, lento, allegro -- requires players with excellent endurance...
Inspired by the desert that covers large parts of the southwestern United States, this 1965 original for intermediate drummers is a well-established contest and recital favorite. Pyramid-style entrances and changing dynamic levels create...
This book with MP3s addresses articulation and style situations that are commonly found in jazz music by introducing a set of guidelines that can be used to make decisions regarding...
Here's the great Mancini movie theme in a jazzy version for mixed percussion! As you'd expect, marimba and vibes carry the primary melodic lines. Halfway through vibes is given the chance to add improvised solo embellishments around the...
Eb Alto Saxophone and Piano. Grade 3. Duration - 2:35.
With clear articulations, some dramatic dynamic changes, and opportunities for musical expression, each piece in this contest-worthy set has a personality of its own.
First released over 30 years ago, this dramatic contest standard builds in intensity and complexity from start to finish, punctuating standard drum passages with stick beats played at eye level...