XtremeMarching & Playing Technique Bundle



This product is electronically distributed.

Wayne Downey, Shawn Glyde, and Todd Ryan

Technique Essentials - The exercises included in this technique book have been written for the contemporary Marching Band with Battery Percussion and Mallet Keyboards. Each exercise has been choreographed by Todd Ryan.

This "XtremeMarching & Playing Technique" Book Comes With:

  • Score & Parts for Winds & Percussion [preview score pdf preview score mp3]
  • Technique Essentials for Marching (Director's Point of View Only) **
  • 60 Second On Field Percussion Warm Up [preview mp3]
  • Teaching Strategies
  • Motivational Techniques
  • In Depth Exercise Analysis
  • The "How To" on Rehearsal Structure
  • Details on Practical Application

** The Band Block is written for a band size of 64 players but can be easily expanded to 96 or 128 or any multiple of 32.

Included In "XtremeMarching & Playing Technique" You'll Find Exercises That Develop:

Band Technical Skills

  • Spatial Awareness
  • Size of Stride
  • Dress
  • Cover
  • Body Orientation
  • Interval Responsibility
  • Form Control
  • Arc Inversion
  • Tone Production
  • Breath Control
  • Woodwind Velocity
  • Brass Slurring
  • Finger & Slide Dexterity
  • Pitch & Tone Matching
  • Tuning (Tuning Progressions Included)
  • Articulation
  • Tonguing
  • Tempo & Timing Control
  • Volume Development

Percussion Technical Skills

  • One-handed gradual warm ups with dynamics
  • Double beat exercises
  • Flam breakdowns
  • Timing patterns
  • Extended roll patterns
  • Advanced hybrid flam rudiments
  • Triplet grid type exercises
  • Bass drum split patterns and stacked unison patterns
  • Power diddles
  • Tenor scrapes and crossovers
  • Isolated flam control exercises

Difficulty Level - Beginning to Intermediate

Additional Symphonic Wind Instrumentation available.

Wayne Downey, Shawn Glyde, and Todd Ryan

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