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Brush Hour

quartet for snare drum & brushes
Level: Medium
Duration: 3:20
Personnel: 4 players
Release Date: 2020
Product ID : TSPCE20-027
Price: $36.00
Item #: TSPCE20-027

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Description

Brush Hour is Alex Stopa’s homage to the great brush masters from the early twentieth century. In it, Stopa introduces some of the most common brush patterns and techniques used in a jazz setting. Individual players trade licks, split rhythms, and have the opportunity to improvise during an optional solo section if they wish.

Included are thorough explanations on how to execute of all of the various techniques and patterns in the piece, as well as diagrams to help players visualize them. A video demonstration of the various techniques and patterns is also included!


Brush Hour comes as a professionally printed and bound score and includes individual parts in PDF format for printing or for tablet viewing.

     

Instrumentation

4 snare drums

4 pairs of wire brushes

Description

Brush Hour is Alex Stopa’s homage to the great brush masters from the early twentieth century. In it, Stopa introduces some of the most common brush patterns and techniques used in a jazz setting. Individual players trade licks, split rhythms, and have the opportunity to improvise during an optional solo section if they wish.

Included are thorough explanations on how to execute of all of the various techniques and patterns in the piece, as well as diagrams to help players visualize them. A video demonstration of the various techniques and patterns is also included!


Brush Hour comes as a professionally printed and bound score and includes individual parts in PDF format for printing or for tablet viewing.

     

Instrumentation

4 snare drums

4 pairs of wire brushes



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