Our friend Drew Tucker recently held a concert at the Arts Garage in Delray Beach, FL. Check out this incredible arrangement of “Roxanne”.
When it comes to grip, most beginning percussionists have difficulty developing their fulcrum. The fulcrum is the sweet spot that allows the stick or mallet to pivot freely in the hand. Here are some slow motion videos to assist in teaching your students what a correct fulcrum will look like. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6n2W2_nwuk] [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xY78rT7NyPw]
Our friends at Fiveight Studios have recorded the snare and mallet audition excerpts for the Florida All-State Middle School Band. Be sure to pass this along to any interested young Florida percussionists! Click here to be taken directly to the videos.
I introduce to you, from the depths of YouTube, the Boingy Boingy Country Band!
While walking around PASIC this morning, we ran across the innovative (and beautiful!) Malletech Omega and Love Vibraphones. Leigh Howard Stevens was kind enough to give us an in depth look at the new series prototype. The Love and Omega series vibes do not use the traditional “paddle” inside the resonator to produce vibrato. Instead,…
Ever had anybody ask you why music is important? This video answers “why” beautifully. Filmed in Baro, Guinee Afrika by the brothers Thomas Roebers en Floris Leeuwenberg