Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Math Formula Time Signature

Check it out...it's a musical time signature written as a mathematical formula that is simultaneously simple and complicated.

math formula time signature

If you don't want to work out the math (and if you're American you probably can't anyways) I'll let you know that 4/4 never looked so good!

Thanks Alex!

Drumline humor: book reports

Here's some drumline humor for you that will really make you laugh out loud:

drumline humor

And if you don't get, a book report is a hybrid rudiment. I'll let Casey Brohard of Vic Firth to explain:

snare drum book report

If you enjoyed this post, please consider sharing it with your friends on your favorite social media platform!

Saturday, January 12, 2013

New Snare Drum Sheet Music Uploaded

I’ve recently come across some excellent transcriptions of snare drum sheet music from a few WGI and DCI shows. First up is a Dartmouth HS snare segment from their 2012 show. Next is Ayala drumline 2012 snare solo. Ayala percussion has really grown and is one of the better high school programs in the country. Finally, we have a piece from the Cadets drumline 2012. I can’t wait for winter drumline to start!

Check out the downloads page for more winter percussion music.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Tummy Talk: An Epic Drum Solo

My brother sent my this funny drum video as three percussionists lay down some epic drum soloing action in Tummy Talk.

I really wish I had seen this back in high school. We could have used this idea in Trash Talk.

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Boise State girl tearin' it up on the cowbell!

My New Years Resolution has been to post more frequently to Percussion and Drum Stuff this year, especially more drumline sheet music and funny band videos. And speaking of drum videos, embedded below is one that is recently trending from the college football bowl season.

I guess on the cowbell enthusiasm-meter, you've got Will Ferrell on one end, and this girl on the other