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In my time instructing and arranging for drumlines of various shapes and sizes, I always found it a challenge to find groovy jams that were easy enough for the developing player, yet musical enough to keep seasoned players interested. “Phrasing” is a new-and-improved version of a fun 64-count parade-marching drumline cadence that does just that. Originally written for a special group of percussionists from all across the great state of Washington (USA), “Phrasing” is geared toward beginning-to-intermediate drumlines of ANY size. In minimal rehearsal time, you’ll be able to make sure your band stays in-step while the drumline (and the audience) is rockin’!!!
Full ensemble playback MP3 included
Individual part ‘Play-A-Long’ practice track MP3s (with metronome click) included
64-count (16-measure) basic form – continuously loopable
8-count (2-measure) roll-off included for parade block step-off
8-count (2-measure) halt-figure included for parade block halt
Full score and separate parts (pdf format) included
Snare, Tenor, Bass, and Cymbal Instrumentation
Separate tenor parts written for either 5-drum (quint), or 4-drum (quad) configurations
Separate bassline parts written for as few as 1, or as many as 6 tonal bass drum configurations
Atonal basslines with any number of players can use the 1-player bassline part in unison