John S. Pratt - "Traditional" Rudimental Drumming
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. It features: 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 * and printable scores on disc.
- Instrumentation: Drums