Category Archives: Music Composition and Performance

On My Trolley

Using the Music (or Percussion) Trolley in Schools Teaching at a number of schools in different areas of the North of England has given me an insight into the use of the trolley of instruments. This resource is often to … Continue reading

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Starting Percussion

Four sessions for the beginner percussionist, listen to the complete tracks at https://urbanskyline.bandcamp.com/album/four-sessions-for-drums-and-percussion Download the sheet music from https://payhip.com/b/adWR Free play a long tracks available at https://urbanskyline.bandcamp.com/album/four-sessions-for-hand-percussion

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April 1st

Toot Tango 2 for some April first fun https://urbanskyline.bandcamp.com/album/toot-tango-2 Download the sheet music from https://payhip.com/b/qVPn

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Strings and Bells

Welcome to Spring https://soundcloud.com/music-54-4/welcome-to-spring Download the sheet music from https://payhip.com/b/3bPV A4 size

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Demands of many deadlines

The track a day, #atrackaday, challenge has been very useful in concentrating my mind on an effective use of time and resources. I have uncovered many unreleased recordings as I delve through the archives and this week have put together … Continue reading

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A Track A Day

Or for some social media #atrackaday Introducing my New Year’s good intentions, after a holiday period of coughs and splutters, even though George Arnett in the Guardian article a few years ago found that 66% of resolutions last less than … Continue reading

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A to Z of Percussion

A couple of years ago I published a collection of blogs about percussion. It was an A to Z of percussion instruments and to save searching I have now collated all the links on one page. Here are all the … Continue reading

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