This page contains video footage & links that showcase Percussion techniques, sounds and performances - hopefully they'll inspire you to try and make music with Percussion instruments in your school! Once you've viewed a few let me know what you think......

Send your comments about this page to me at:   jasonreay@richmondmusictrust.org.uk

 We have 3 types of video to share with you:

1) Performances by Richmond Music Trust Percussion Ensembles

2) Educational video links showcasing instrument techniques & sounds 

3) Our Percussion teachers performing in various 'YouTube' clips

Scroll down to view the selections.....

A big 'thank you' also goes out to 'RowLoff Productions' for allowing us to use some of their published pieces in the RMT performances. Visit their website at: http://www.rowloff.com/index.html

 

 1) RICHMOND MUSIC TRUST PERCUSSION ENSEMBLES PERFORM......

Junior Percussion Ensemble clips:  http://www.drum-ideas.com/page14.htm

1st Tuesday Percussion Ensemble clips:  http://www.drum-ideas.com/page15.htm

2nd Tuesday Percussion Ensemble clips:   http://www.drum-ideas.com/page16.htm

Weds Percussion Ensemble clip:  http://www.drum-ideas.com/page17.htm

 

2) YOU TUBE CLIPS OF OUR SENIOR PLAYERS AT RCM DAY OF PERCUSSION 2015

Instant Carmen - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ep6OsoOXCI

Evening News - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAtJ8hqUyYQ 

Both pieces by http://www.rowloff.com/  

 

3) INSTRUMENT TECHNIQUES & SOUNDS 

Bongos                                                               http://www.rowloff.com/GroovesiclesAudio/Bongos_Web.qt

Temple Blocks & Wood Blocks                       http://www.rowloff.com/GroovesiclesAudio/Blocks_Web.qt

Suspended Cymbal                                        http://www.rowloff.com/GroovesiclesAudio/SusCym_Web.qt

Junior level Junk Percussion (Stomp-like pieces) http://www.rowloff.com/ConcertFolder/NoveltyJamz/

Bell's Percussion mixer - get to hear LOTS of individual Percussion instruments & combine them in MANY different ways using this ingenious 'loop' mixer                                  http://www.bellpercmixer.com/

 

4) OUR PERCUSSION TEACHERS PERFORMING IN VARIOUS 'YouTube' CLIPS

MR. REAY IN A MARCHING BAND BACK IN 1990!  DUTCH BOY DRUM & BUGLE CORPS FROM CANADA @ DCI 1990 - He's one of the Snare Drummers.

Part one http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1s0pu8D2wM&feature=related

Part two http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cef65dK1sLo&NR=1

Aside: There were 4 English guys in that Drumline - one being Gary Powell who went on to drum for the British band 'The Libertines'.

 

MR. PARK IN TWO VERY DIFFERENT MUSICAL SETTINGS

The Jay Scott project - opening for 'Take That' at MEN Arena in Manchester. He's on Drum Kit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_uhyMKGV1Kc

With The Kaiser Chiefs on Jools Holland's Hootenanny (3mins 7secs in to clip - Drummer with the Scot's Guards)  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3pKFpu7Rnc