Mallet Instrument Method Books

Welsh-Making Music at the Keyboard (Bk 1)

J Robert Welsh's Making Music at the Keyboard is a basic study in reading readiness. This method develops aural and physical perception. 

Ricker-Developing Improviser vol. 4: The Melodic Minor Scale (CD)

Developing Improviser vol. 4: The Melodic Minor Scale is devoted exclusively to the melodic minor scale and its use in jazz. The concept behind this book is to learn this scal... 

Welsh-Making Music at the Keyboard (Bk 1 supplement)

J Robert Welsh's Making Music at the Keyboard is a basic study in reading readiness. This method develops aural and physical perception. In this supplement edition you'll find... 

Verne-Passerelles, Exercices de Lecture Vol. 1

Duet Exercises for Xylophone and Marimba. French text method. 

McGuire-Mallet Percussion Workout

Mallet Percussion Workout by Kristen Shiner McGuire fills a gap in mallet method books for everyone from beginners to professionals who want to play mallet instruments with ea... 

Boseman-Mallets & Music

Dr. Mark Boseman's new method book Mallets & Music: A Guide to Four Mallet Marimba will help the beginning marimbist develop their technique through pictures, explanations and... 

Milkov-Four Mallets Method

Four Mallets Method by Theodor Milkov improves technique and feel for players looking to play with 4 mallets. The question I have been asked most often during my clin... 

Zator-Keyboard Fundamentals with Play-Along Tracks

This exercise book consists of 2-Mallet and 4-Mallet exercises that have unique play-along tracks. Musical styles of the tracks include Rock-n-Roll, Latin, Samba, African, Jaz... 

Difilippantonio-Marimba-Synthesis

This collection of etudes by Dana Difilippantonio titled Marimba-Synthesis is intended for marimbists at all performance levels - beginner through graduate student, the... 

Martin-Sight Reading Skills For The Mallet Percussionist

This informative text by Eric Martin helps to develop sight reading skills in percussion students of all ages. With expalanations of some important reading skills, this books ... 

Buyer/Gottry-Art of Vibraphone Playing

This method provides the fundamental techniques, musical concepts and performance practices necessary to excel as a vibraphonist. Featuring 2 and 4 mallets in accessible to ad... 

Whaley-Recital Pieces for Mallets (2015 Meredith edition)

Recital Pieces for Mallets (2015 Meredith Edition) by Garwood Whaley. This text provides an eclectic collection of unaccompanied solo works for keyboard percussion. These w... 

Jackson-Synergy Method for Marimba

The Synergy Method for Marimba by Gregory Jackson is a combination of traditional techniques along with psychophysiology, kinesiology and physiology to assist the percussionis... 

Gaines-Sequential Studies for Four-Mallet Marimba Level 2

Julia Gaines' Sequential Studies for Four-Mallet Marimba (Book 2) continues the pedagogical quest to produce well-rounded, musical marimbists. In this more streamlined and nic... 

Hopper-Bridge, The

The Bridge, by Adam Hopper, is designed for the developing marimba performer. Each work can be used to develop various skills and techniques that will help the performer bridg... 

Del Sole-From Drops to a Storm (Vibraphone)

From Drops to a Storm: 10 Progressive Solos for Vibraphone by Stefano Del Sole. This book is designed to provide beginner, intermediate, and advanced students with a chance to... 

Jones-Suite Pepper

Suite Pepper by Brett Jones is a collection of solos for the four-mallet marimbist. Each piece addresses a particular stroke type in isolation. The solos can be learned... 

Pearson-Standard of Excellence Comprehensive Band Method: Drums/Mallet Percussion Book 1

The Standard of Excellence Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 & 2 combine a strong performance-centered approach with music theory, music history, ear training, listening, comp... 

Melikhov-Orchestral Excerpts for Bells and Xylophone (Volume 1)

In this, the first volume of Ilia Melikhov's two volume set of orchestral excerpts, percussionists find xylophone and glockenspiel parts for many Russian works which have been... 

Lautzenheiser-Essential Elements-Keyboard Percussion Book 1

The book that started the Essential Elements Band Method features music history right in the book, band arrangements, Dr. Tim parent letter, quizzes, and a rhythm-based...