This swingin' tribute to Buddy Rich opens with an uptempo, hard- driving theme and closes with a slightly slower, more relaxed setting.
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 --...
First written in the key of Eb for solo horn, this adaptation by Jay Ernst in Bb for capable trombonists preserves the spirited tempo (quarter = 116) and ornamented style...
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...
Endorsed by Doc Severinsen, this book is a systematic method for successfully attaining the upper register demanded of the modern trumpet performer. It contains detailed explanations, a progressive series of...
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
Making full use of drums (snare, bass, small tom, large tom) and cymbals (hi-hat, ride, crash), this trendy funk outing is a satisfying workout for able players.
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.
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...
Solo with piano accompaniment. Arranged by Richard Fote.
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...
For Eb (opt.), 3 Bb, Eb Alto, Bb Bass/Contra-Bass, and Eb Contra-Alto (Opt.) Clarinets.
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...
First published in 1977, this adventurous set of solos puts proficient drummers through the paces using a variety of performance techniques. Since each 'means' is over 2:30 minutes in length, playing them as single...