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Introduction 3: About the Book

Introduction 3: About the Book


A FRESH APPROACH TO

 

TECHNIQUE AND MUSICIANSHIP WITH FOUR MALLETS
BY DAVID SKIDMORE

 

In this lesson, David Skidmore talks about the major concepts on how lessons and solos are presented throughout the book, plus gives you lots of great practice and performance tips to aid in your 4 mallet development.


MALLETS USED IN THESE LESSONS INCLUDE:


ABOUT THE BOOK

A FRESH APPROACH TO

TECHNIQUE AND MUSICIANSHIP WITH FOUR MALLETS
BY DAVID SKIDMORE

A COMPLETE METHOD FOR LEARNING TO PLAY FOUR MALLETS!

Grammy Award-winning artist and composer David Skidmore introduces each of the fundamental 4-mallet skills step-by-step in 24 progressive lessons. Exercises in each lesson provide not only technical training, but also teach valuable musical phrasing concepts. Each lesson culminates with a short solo that develops the techniques and phrasing concepts from the lesson into a musically meaningful piece. Individual solos or combinations of solos from the book are perfect for performing on recitals, solo contests, or high school and college auditions.

INCLUDING FREE VIDEO LESSONS AND SOLO PERFORMANCES!

Ask for it at your favorite retail music store, or purchase online at one of the following percussion stores:

Lone Star Percussion

Percussion Source

Steve Weiss Music


ABOUT THE COMPOSER

David Skidmore is a Grammy Award-winning percussionist and composer. As a member of Third Coast Percussion, he performs over 100 concerts each year on tour throughout the United States and abroad. David taught on the percussion faculty at the Peabody Conservatory for 4 years, and was a member of the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble and Ensemble ACJW. His compositions are performed regularly in concert halls and universities all over the world. David holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Northwestern University, and a Master of Music degree from the Yale School of Music.

 

For more info, visit David online:

http://skidmorepercussion.com/