Good Percussion Sources

 

Online Percussion Education Sources

(Check out their Podcasts, virtual lessons, and endless resources these sites have to offer.  And it’s free!)

  1.     Evans Drumheads

  2.     Sabian Cymbals


Heads, Sticks, Mallets, and Instrument Sources

  1.     Promark Drumsticks and Mallets

  2.     Evans Drumheads

  3.     Sabian Cymbals

  4.     Lone Star Percussion

  5.     Steve Weiss Music

  6.     Musician’s Friend

  7.     The Percussion Source


Suggested Method Books and Music (from the Steve Weiss Catalog)


    Snare Drum

  1.     John Pratt - 14 Modern Concert Solos

  2.     Garwood Whaley - Fundamental Studies for Snare Drum

  3.     Garwood Whaley - Musical Studies for the Intermediate Snare Drummer

  4.     Garwood Whaley - Primary Handbook for Snare Drum

  5.     Anthony Cirone - Portraits in Rhythm


    Mallets

  1.     David Friedman - Vibraphone Technique: Dampening and Pedaling

  2.     Morris Goldenberg - Modern School for Xylophone

  3.     Lee Howard Stevens - Method of Movement

  4.     Garwood Whaley - 4 Mallet Exercises

  5.     Garwood Whaley - Fundamental Studies for Mallets

  6.     Garwood Whaley - Musical Studies for the Intermediate Mallet Player

  7.     Garwood Whaley - Primary Handbook for Mallets


    Drum Set

  1.     Tommy Igoe - Groove Essentials

  2.     John Riley - Bop Drumming and Beyond Bop

   

    Timpani

  1.     Saul Goodman - Modern Method for Timpani

  2.     Garwood Whaley - Fundamental Studies for Timpani

   

   Various Compilations

  1.     Garwood Whaley - Audition Etudes



If you have any questions regarding other music resources, please drop me an email,

I will help you out the best I can. - Jeff