Guide to Writing Drum Cadences Series
These videos are all about writing marching battery percussion (drumline) cadences, which was my first experience with composition. Each video talks about a formula that I use when
I write cadences that will work for any situation.
Part 1 deals with writing very basic and
functional cadences, while part 2 deals with turning basic cadences into something more substantial by updating the old formula. Part 3 talks about writing full section grooves.
My Thoughts on Self Recording
You will have no better teacher than your own recordings. This video talks about how I record myself and why I think it is important.
Composing for Marimba Series
Getting started with your compositional journey can be difficult, so I put some helpful thoughts into these videos.
My Four Mallet Marimba Warmups
Here is what I use every day as my four-mallet marimba warmup routine.