John (Jack) S. Pratt
, U.S. Army retired, is one of America's greatest rudimentalists and percussion composers. His published works have become standard rudimental curriculum for more than half a century.
This DVD will reinvigorate your study of "traditional" ancient rudimental drumming and provide material for your practice, instruction, music library and drumming pleasure.
- classic Pratt solos (The Sons of Liberty; The All-American Emblem; The Little Toy Drum)
- new Pratt solos (Interstatesmen A.B.C.; Swiss Crazy Army Variant 1)
- four original Pratt compositions in the "Spirit of 1776" rope tension snare and bass drum duets with Ben Hans
- traditional drumming standards (The Downfall of Paris; The General; Hell on the Wabash; The Three Camps; The Connecticut Halftime)
- the 26 traditional American drumming rudiments
- Swiss drum rudiments
- drumming tips and stylistic comments
- on-screen notation
- printable scores on disc