Danny Raymond

Danny Raymond is active as a performer, instructor, judge and author. He is a twenty three year performing musician at Walt Disney World and is currently a member of the popular group “Jammitors” at EPCOT. He is the 1989 and 1990 Drum Corps Associates Individual Snare Drum Champion and has published solo compositions. In 2008, Tapspace Publications published his snare solo DVD, “Let It Rip”, Solos For Snare Drum.

Danny’s involvement in the marching activity also spans many years. He was a member of the New York Skyliners Drum and Bugle Corps as well as an instructor for such corps as the Syracuse Brigadiers and Boston Crusaders. Danny was the percussion arranger and caption head for 2005, 2006 DCA finalist Carolina Gold Drum and Bugle Corps as well as a staff member of the 2009 DCI World Class Santa Clara Vanguard Drum and Bugle Corps. He enjoys judging in various circuits around the country for marching band and indoor percussion competitions. In addition to providing private instruction at Drums2Go, a highly rated drum shop in Orlando, FL., he is a member of the Bryan Mays Trio, a freelance Jazz/fusion group.

His clinic performances have seen him travel throughout the United States, Canada, Japan and Europe. Danny is very proud to serve as an educational clinician/endorser for Pearl/Adams, REMO Drumheads, Vic Firth Sticks and Mallets, Zildjian Cymbals, and StickTape. For more information, please visit his website at www.dannyraymonddrums.com.

A beginner level snare solo by Danny Raymond that explores simple themes with a range of dynamics and stickings.
Duration: 2:10 | Level: Easy
A snare solo written entirely for wire brushes. Don’t be fooled by the fact that it’s played with brushes…you’ll work your tail off!
Duration: 2:40 | Level: Advanced
A medium easy snare solo by Danny Raymond that covers a variety of double-stroke and paradiddle sticking applications.
Duration: 2:00 | Level: Med-Easy
From the mind of Danny Raymond comes this creative collection of 3 snare solos geared for the developing drummer.
Level: Medium
In this fun edition of the "Elements in Time" series, Danny Raymond brings you 4 groove-based snare solos in a wide range of styles.
Level: Medium to Med-Advanced
The snare solos in this collection should only be attempted by professionals. Please consult your physician before attempting.
Level: Med-Advanced to Advanced
It's all about getting down with the old school in this 3-piece collection of rudimental snare drum solos.
Level: Medium to Advanced
A one-of-a-kind solo designed specifically for rope tension colonial-era snare drum. The piece also has an optional bass drum accompaniment part.
Duration: 2:10 | Level: Medium
Tapspace teams up with champion snare drummer Danny Raymond to bring you a complete DVD package of solos for snare drum that will educate and challenge ANY level of player. From complete beginner to veritable Zen mastery, Danny progresses through a multitude of skills with nine different pieces including detailed transcriptions, suggested warm-ups, program notes, and more.
Duration: 1:45 to 3:20 each | Level: Easy to Advanced
An advanced marching snare drum solo, this piece has a great old-school feel and sensibility while staying challenging enough for any advanced player.
Duration: 2:20 | Level: Advanced
A medium-level snare solo at a quick pace that explores paradiddle rudiments and variations within several simple time signatures.
Duration: 2:00 | Level: Medium
A medium-advanced marching snare solo by the venerable Danny Raymond. Plenty to chew on for players of all experience levels.
Duration: 2:05 | Level: Med-Advanced
A medium-easy snare solo by Danny Raymond that covers diddles, flams, and dynamic range.
Duration: 1:50 | Level: Med-Easy
Danny Raymond won both the 1989 and 1990 DCA Championship Solo competition with this savage beast of a marching snare solo!
Duration: 3:20 | Level: Advanced
This high-energy duet for drumset and marching snare drum bring drum-and-bass, funk, and rock grooves to its soloing and trading sections.
Duration: 5:30 | Level: Advanced