Pieces of Eight - Drum and Xylophone Ensemble Music

Catalog: BPP-JPOE

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Pieces of Eight: Drum and Xylophone Ensemble Music for Elementary, Middle, and High School Years.

These eight ensemble pieces are filled with life lessons, social and cultural experiences, and are fun to play! It's all about the Drumming! Using your classroom set of drums and xylophones, you can make these pieces come to life as you teach your students to play the grooves in a unified ensemble. James shares his incredible insights and awareness of Ghanaian musical traditions to help your students learn these wonderful ensemble pieces. He draws on the influences of Dr. Will Schmid and Dr. Sowah Mensah to both write this book, and be able to share the incredible strength of a unified ensemble. This long-awaited book is a must for your musical library.

Table of Contents:
  • Moonlight
  • Teakwe
  • Jade
  • Kuki Lala - A Study of Rumba
  • Sunset...on the Serengeti
  • Mufasa's March
  • Reggae Talk
  • Veggie
Publisher: Beatin'Path
Composer/Author: Mader, James Thomas
Catalog Number: BPP-JPOE