John S. Pratt: Traditional Rudimental Drumming

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Publisher: Hal Leonard
Artist: John S. Pratt
Format: Books | Instrumental Tutor
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
ISBN: 9781423464327
Skill Level: Intermediate Explain this
Published on: 21 September 2009
Length: 64
Language: English
Catalogue No: HL00320825