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crash

crash – for percussion solo
instrumentation: 1 pr. chinese crash cymbals, 1 pr. chinese jing cymbals on hi-hat stand, 1 pr. hi-hats on stand, 1 pr. metal thimbles
difficulty: advanced
length: ca. 4’33”

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composed during a frustrating winter in north dakota, crash is a solo tour de force of energy exploring the many sounds to be made with seemingly simple instruments – cymbals.  using multiple techniques to produce a sonic array of crashes, scrapes, overtones, vibrations, polyrhythms, and grooves – crash is a guaranteed to please both performer and audience!

i am making my scores available at no charge and they will be emailed in .pdf form. i only ask that you agree to four things:

1. not to copy/share my music with anyone, but simply refer them to me for a free copy.
2. notify me of upcoming performances including date, time, and location so i can post on my site.
3. send me a program from every event (email or hard copy) so i may submit to bmi for royalty payment.
4. allow me to add you to my email monthly newsletter list and Facebook friends.

If you agree to the above, please contact me with this form:

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boom

boom – for percussion duo
co-composed with brett reed
instrumentation: 2 pr. bongos, 3 tom-toms, bass drum
difficulty: advanced
length: 7-8 minutes

boom page 1the signature piece of my percussion duo, skin & bones, and title track to our first cd. overlapping rhythmic textures, complex polyrhythms, influence of reich and xenakis combined in a groove-oriented, exciting duo. 2 open improvisation sections.

i am making my scores available at no charge and they will be emailed in .pdf form. i only ask that you agree to four things:

1. not to copy/share my music with anyone, but simply refer them to me for a free copy.
2. notify me of upcoming performances including date, time, and location so i can post on my site.
3. send me a program from every event (email or hard copy) so i may submit to bmi for royalty payment.
4. allow me to add you to my email monthly newsletter list and Facebook friends.

If you agree to the above, please contact me with this form: