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Hall-Escape Velocity (SP)-V/2M/P

Model: 15400

Availability: In Stock

$32.00

Escape Velocity was composed in the Spring of 2008. The quartet features three keyboards and a djembe part, although each player plays several other percussion instruments, often simultaneously with their primary part. This piece is influe...
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Escape Velocity was composed in the Spring of 2008. The quartet features three keyboards and a djembe part, although each player plays several other percussion instruments, often simultaneously with their primary part. This piece is influenced by the music of Béla Bartók as well as "drum 'n' bass" artists like Venetian Snares and Aphex Twin.

Number of Players: 4
Difficulty: Grade 4
Instrumentation:
  • Player I: Snare Drum, Alien Disc, Hi-Hat

  • Player II: Splash Cym, Ribbon Crasher

  • Player III: Splash Cym, Opera Gong

  • Player IV: Sizzle Cym, China Cym, Spiral Cym, Bass Drum, Djembe, Rain Stick






  • Dave Hall (b. 1983) holds a M.M. in Percussion Performance from TCU and a B.M. in Percussion Performance from the University of Nebraska. Mr. Hall's experience in music is highly diverse, beginning with piano at the age of seven and later taking up violin and horn before starting percussion. This diversity continues today as he performs actively in the DFW area as a marimba soloist, drumset player, and timpanist, among other things. He has also performed abroad in Spain, Puerto Rico, and at the Umbria Jazz Festival in Perugia, Italy. He has played snare drum for the Phantom Regiment and Crossmen drum and bugle corps, the TCU PASIC Champion Indoor Drumline, and the Dallas Mavericks Drumline. At TCU he also performed in the top jazz band on drumset, the third jazz band on piano, the Percussion Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, Opera, Wind Symphony, and Steel Band. Mr. Hall appeared as a performer and teacher on the reality TV show Tommy Lee Goes to College and has also performed with Motley Crue. As a composer/arranger he's written for the TCU and University of Nebraska Drumline/Front Ensembles, and has been commissioned by the TCU Percussion Ensemble. Currently he is the instructor and composer/arranger/designer for the TCU Indoor Drumline and also directs several high school and middle school percussion programs in Fort Worth, Texas. He has been blessed to study with some of the greatest percussion teachers in the world including Leigh Howard Stevens, Paul Rennick, Richard Gipson, Brian West, Joey Carter, Al Rometo, and Tony Falcone. Dave Hall is an educational artist for Innovative Percussion sticks and mallets.

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