Mallet Instrument Method Books

Baker-How to Play Bebop (Vol 1)

How to Play Bebop (Vol 1) is from a three volume series that includes the scales, chords and modes necessary to play bebop music. A great introduction to a style that is most ... 

Richards-Mallet Chord Studies (New edition)

From Emil Richards, author of several instructional books for mallet and percussion instruments and internationally acclaimed percussionist, comes this book entitled Malle... 

Cirone-Master Tech Builders - Vibes & Marimba

Master Technique Builders for vibraphone and Marimba contains patterns and exercises to develop skills needed for keyboard percussion. These exercises are time tested and deve... 

Whaley-4 Mallet Exercises

4 Mallet Exercises was written by Garwood Whaley as an ideal primer for teaching 4 mallet technique in the shortest amount of time. Instead of focusing on the style... 

Lawless, Larry-12 Etudes for 2 Mallet Marimba

12 Etudes for 2 Mallet Marimba by Larry Lawless is a collection of unaccompanied etudes in a variety of styles, keys, and tempi, written to be idiomatic to the marim... 

Baker-Jazz Improvisation

David Baker's Jazz Improvisation focuses on the communicative and technical aspects of improvisation and makes an excellent resource for both pros and aspiring improvisers. As... 

Levine-Jazz Theory Book, The

The Jazz Theory Book by Mark Levine has been endorsed by some of the top educators and musician's in today's music world. The book is separated into 5 major parts - ... 

Neuhaus-Graded Reading for Four Mallets

Graded Reading Exercises for Four Mallets by Max Neuhaus is a very simple, but effective sight reading practice book. It begins with simple block chords, and progres... 

Green-Melodische Ubungen Und Etuden

A collections of keyboard exercises and warm-ups. This book covers the whole spectrum of two mallet repertoire. Arpeggios, Scales, Double Stops and rolls are presented in this... 

Bartlett-50 More Short Pieces for Tuned Percussion

Keith Bartlett begins all sections in each book with a short note of advice for the student which is both informative and fun. Musical terms and expressions are introduced thr... 

Druckman-Marimba Master Class on Reflections on the Nature of Water

Jacob Druckman's Reflection on the Nature of Water has become one of the standard four mallet marimba solos in the contemporary marimba literature. This master class, written ... 

Berg-Studies for Marimba

Studies for Marimba by Daniel Berg contains etudes and exercises for four mallets. The book addresses both beginners - with basic knowledge of reading music - and prof... 

Saindon-Exploration in Rhythm

Exploration in Rhythm, Rhythmic Phrasing in Improvisation will develop and expand the rhythmic palette and vocabulary of the improviser and composer. Working on these concepts... 

Lane/Floyd-Four Mallet Independence for Marimba

In this book - Four-Mallet Independent for Marimba , Johnny Lee Lane and Samuel A. Floyd Jr. take you through a concentrated study of progressively arranged exercises... 

Schinstine-Southern Special Marimba Solos

Southern Special Marimba solos includes 27 original works for marimba, from quite easy through intermediate levels by William J. Schinstine. Utilizes a variety of key... 

Pershing-Sight Reading Duets for Beginning Mallet Players

Sight Reading Duest for Beginning Mallet Players provides players with the opportunity to practice sight reading with another person. Most musicians will agree that ... 

Peterson-Rubank Elementary Xylophone and Marimba Studies

A fundamental beginning course for individual or like-instrument class instruction.  

Tachoir-Contemporary Mallet Method

Jerry Tachoir's Contemporary Mallet Method is intended for those keyboard-mallet percussionists that have an interest in four mallet playing. it introduces all of th... 

Kraus-Modern Mallet Method (Vol 2)

The purpose of Phil Kraus' Modern Mallet Method Volume 2 is to provide a course of progressive lessons for the teacher and student which will combine a knowledge of t... 

Koshinski-Additive Method of Two-Mallet Study

The Additive Method of Two-Mallet Study by Gene Koshinski was created through concentrated study and analysis of the two-mallet keyboard percussion solo repertoire. The method...