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Violent Tenor Cream

Top Tenor Solos (& Ensembles) ranging from Sick & Twisted to Insane
Level: Advanced
State Lists: Indiana
Pages: 76
Release Date: 2009
Product ID : TSPB-15
Price: $26.00
Item #: TSPB-15

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Description

Attention tenor bangers and rudimental quad choppers! Leave your delicate sensibilities at the door. Violent Tenor Cream is here for crazy fools only!

Do the math...

6 tenor solos by some of the nuttiest quadcakes that ever held two tenor mallets, plus 2 full-blown tenor ensembles that will crack your mother's skull!

That equals 8 buckets of Violent Tenor Cream!

This book is bursting at the seams with the following pieces...

Green Eggs & Flam  |  Matt Altmire  |  (advanced, 4:45)  |  Indiana, group 1
Ubiquitous Illin-ness  |  Bill Bachman  |  (advanced, 3:00)  |  Indiana, group 1
Afrobeat  |  Mike Hodges  |  (advanced, 3:00)  |  Indiana, group 1
Scrape Ape  |  Colin McNutt  |  (advanced, 4:00)  |  Indiana, group 1
Grooves & Chops O'Plenty  |  Brian Perez  |  (advanced, 4:00)  |  Indiana, group 1
Chocolate Cherry Bomb  |  Nick Werth  |  (advanced, 3:35)  |  Indiana, group 1 
2005 SCV Tenor Ensemble  |  Matt Ramey  |  (advanced, 3:40)
1992 SCV Tenor Ensemble  |  Matt Altmire, Michael Apodaca, Mark Campbell, Murray Gusseck, Colin McNutt  |  (advanced, 4:15)


Reviews

Fans of the snare drum solo collection “Violent Ice Cream” will enjoy this compilation of works for marching tenor drums. The book contains six solos and two pieces for tenor ensembles, written by Matt Altmire, Nick Werth, Bill Bachman, Brian Perez, Colin McNutt, Mike Hodges, and Matt Ramey. Links to video performances of these pieces by the composers themselves can be found at tapspace.com.

The book provides a notation key, which is important due to the many effects utilized in the pieces, including, among others, rimshots, cross-overs, buzzed notes, playing on neighbor’s drum, back sticking, shanks, stick shots, and “behind the back.” In addition, each piece includes program notes, performance notes, and the composer’s bio.

These pieces are crazy hard! Each is full of complex rhythmic patterns and a myriad of special effects. They are written at the highest level of the art and should only be attempted by serious, accomplished players. “The 2005 SCV Tenor Ensemble,” by Ramey, is particularly interesting as it also includes some keyboard percussion, hand drums, and drumset. This book represents the state of the art in tenor drumming.

–Tom Morgan
Percussive Notes 
Vol. 48, No. 2, March 2010

Description

Attention tenor bangers and rudimental quad choppers! Leave your delicate sensibilities at the door. Violent Tenor Cream is here for crazy fools only!

Do the math...

6 tenor solos by some of the nuttiest quadcakes that ever held two tenor mallets, plus 2 full-blown tenor ensembles that will crack your mother's skull!

That equals 8 buckets of Violent Tenor Cream!

This book is bursting at the seams with the following pieces...

Green Eggs & Flam  |  Matt Altmire  |  (advanced, 4:45)  |  Indiana, group 1
Ubiquitous Illin-ness  |  Bill Bachman  |  (advanced, 3:00)  |  Indiana, group 1
Afrobeat  |  Mike Hodges  |  (advanced, 3:00)  |  Indiana, group 1
Scrape Ape  |  Colin McNutt  |  (advanced, 4:00)  |  Indiana, group 1
Grooves & Chops O'Plenty  |  Brian Perez  |  (advanced, 4:00)  |  Indiana, group 1
Chocolate Cherry Bomb  |  Nick Werth  |  (advanced, 3:35)  |  Indiana, group 1 
2005 SCV Tenor Ensemble  |  Matt Ramey  |  (advanced, 3:40)
1992 SCV Tenor Ensemble  |  Matt Altmire, Michael Apodaca, Mark Campbell, Murray Gusseck, Colin McNutt  |  (advanced, 4:15)


Reviews

Fans of the snare drum solo collection “Violent Ice Cream” will enjoy this compilation of works for marching tenor drums. The book contains six solos and two pieces for tenor ensembles, written by Matt Altmire, Nick Werth, Bill Bachman, Brian Perez, Colin McNutt, Mike Hodges, and Matt Ramey. Links to video performances of these pieces by the composers themselves can be found at tapspace.com.

The book provides a notation key, which is important due to the many effects utilized in the pieces, including, among others, rimshots, cross-overs, buzzed notes, playing on neighbor’s drum, back sticking, shanks, stick shots, and “behind the back.” In addition, each piece includes program notes, performance notes, and the composer’s bio.

These pieces are crazy hard! Each is full of complex rhythmic patterns and a myriad of special effects. They are written at the highest level of the art and should only be attempted by serious, accomplished players. “The 2005 SCV Tenor Ensemble,” by Ramey, is particularly interesting as it also includes some keyboard percussion, hand drums, and drumset. This book represents the state of the art in tenor drumming.

–Tom Morgan
Percussive Notes 
Vol. 48, No. 2, March 2010



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