Bookshelf

Primatic-Percussion Instruments: Purchasing, Maintenance, Troubleshooting and More

Why does that snare drum sound like a cardboard box? Why don't the pedals on the timpani stay in position? What kind of cymbals should I buy for a drum set? Why does the bass ... 

Alfred's Music Playing Cards: Int'l. Drum Rudiments

Alfred's Music Playing Cards: International Drum Rudiments is a fun and innovative way to familiarize yourself with drum rudiments. These real playing cards use each suit to r... 

Holly/Watson-Majoring in Education: All the Stuff You Need to Know

Majoring in Education: All the Stuff You Need to Know highlights the major components for survival and success during the formative years in a college, university or co... 

Stith-Score Rehearsal Preparation

Score Rehearsal Preparation by Gary Stith is sure to provide the most practical approach to orchestra and wind band score study ever published. It methodically simplif... 

Zoro-Big Gig, The

The Big Gig by Zoro is much more than just an intriguing and comprehensive insider's guide to breaking into the music industry as an independent musician. Compelling an... 

Battisti/Musgrave-The Best We Can Be

The inspiring story of The Best We Can Be by Frank L. Battisti and R. Bruce Musgrave provides an extraordinary model for band programs of today and tomorrow explaining ... 

Judge-Jake Hanna: The Rhythm and Wit of a Swinging Jazz Drummer

Jake Hanna: The Rhythm and Wit of a Swinging Jazz Drummer by Maria S. Judge is a colorful memoir of the great jazz drummer and witty storyteller. This book recounts his life s... 

Cook-Rebeats Calfskin Head Book, The (book w/DVD)

The Rebeats Calfskin Head Book by Rob Cook contains lots of historical information related to calfskin heads used on American drums in the 20th Century. Includes excerpts from... 

Erskine/Black-Drummer's Lifeline, The

The Drummer's Lifeline offers practical, yet off-beat solutions to just about any drumming situation someone will most likely encounter, whether you're a working pro, a studen... 

Bergamini-Neil Peart: Taking Center Stage

Taking Center Stage: A Lifetime of Live Performance by Joe Bergamini is the definitive print retrospective and musical documentation of the career of one of the most influenti... 

Hawkins-Producing Drum Beats (w/CD)

Whether you're into hip-hop, urban, rock, alternative, dance, electronic, jazz, blues, or country, drums play a prominent roll in the production and arrangement of a song. ... 

Salzman-Composer's Insight, A vol. 1

A Composer's Insight: Thoughts, Analysis and Commentary on Contemporary Masterpieces for Wind Band, Volume 1 edited by Timothy Salzman, forward by Michael Colegrass. This book... 

Battisti-Winds of Change II

Winds of Change II - The New Millennium by Frank L. Battisti is an extension of The Winds of Change that traced the development of the American wind band/ensemble in the 20th ... 

Alfred's Music Playing Cards: Percussion Instruments

Alfred's Percussion playing cards are a fun and innovative way to learn about percussion instruments. These are real playing cards divided into four suits. Each suit represent... 

Peterson-Music Teacher's First Year, The

The Music Teacher's First Year: Tales of Challenge, Joy, and Triumph by Elizabeth Peterson shares the stories of first-year teachers and allows insight into their succe... 

Hilliard-Lip Slurs for Horn

Lip Slurs for Horn by Howard Hilliard provides a comprehensive collection of essential slurring skills for the first year student as well as exercises that challenge the most ... 

Cook-Leedy Way, The

The Leedy Way by Rob Cook is a fascinating, very detailed biography of George Way and updated history of the Leedy drum company. 8 1/2 x 11, 320 pages paperback. 

Salzman-Composer's Insight, A vol. 5

A Composer's Insight: Thoughts, Analysis and Commentary on Contemporary Masterpieces for Wind Band, Volume 5 edited by Timothy Salzman, forward by William Bolcom. This book is... 

Gara-Baby Dodds Story, The

Born in New Orleans in 1894, Warren "Baby" Dodds became one of the greatest drummers of that city's early jazz tradition. This lively autobiography, first published more than ... 

Fonder-Patrick Conway and his Famous Band

Patrick Conway and His Famous Band by Mark Fonder is a genuine American dream story! Patrick Conway's lifespan and the golden era of the professional band in America literally...