A â€śblue bookâ€ť is a booklet used by college students to answer test questions or write essays.Â The Blue BookÂ is designed to provide music suitable for contest, audition, technique development, and just plain drumming fun! In a sense, these solos may serve as a test of your rudimental drumming skills.Â The Blue BookÂ includes over 40 solos in a wide variety of rudimental styles ranging from beginning to extremely advanced. This collection contains rudimental snare solos, tenor solos, and bass drum ensemble pieces that will provide musically enriching material while developing technical proficiency.
Two dozen of the nationâ€™s finest performers, teachers, and music industry professionals have come together to create this compilation. Collectively, these guys have:
The Blue BookÂ contains over 40 pieces from the following contributors:
James Campbell, Mark Casey, James Corcoran, Aaron Dale, Joshua Dekaney, Brian Flack, Ellis Hampton, Ralph Hicks, Mark Hunter, Glenn Kotche, Scott Kretzer, Brian S. Mason, Scott McCoy, Jon McMahan, Brad Meyer, Ian Murphy, Rob Parks, David Ratliff, Gary Rudolph, Andy Salmon, Joshua D. Smith, Doug Steinmetz, Eric Willie, John Willmarth
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