Performing Percussionist (Book 2)

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James Coffin

General Info

Year of Published: 1974
Publisher: Barnhouse Company
Difficulty: Elementary
Cost: $16.95


Snare Drum


The study of percussion instruments and technique continues in the same logical and musical manner introduced with book one. Students are encouraged to listen, think, and work on a consistent even sound. The “right hand lead system” continues to be reinforced while adding more instruments, rhythm studies and a unit on beginning drum set.

Other methods come and go, yet The Performing Percussionist remains the go-to book for teaching solid concepts and habits that will carry through the years. Invaluable for private study and perfect as a supplement to other band method books. An outstanding and must-have teaching tool!

Works for Percussion by this Composer

The Performing Percussionist (Book 1)
The Performing Percussionist (Book 2)
The Performing Percussionist Solo Album