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Welcome to the Vic Firth Educational Resource Library

FEATURING VIDEO LESSONS, PLAY-ALONG AUDIO FILES, CHARTS AND ARTICLES FROM SOME OF THE TOP VIC FIRTH ARTISTS AND EDUCATORS!

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  • Jojo explores new ways to create electronic sounds with common implements
    Jojo Mayer: Modern Sounds
  • Learn your rudiments with our play-along tracks and lessons from Dr. John Wooton
    40 Essential Rudiments
  • Drumless tracks and charts from a wide variety of musical styles and genres
    Play-along Tracks
  • Our ever-growing library of lessons from the Vic Firth roster of artists and educators
    Drum Set Technique and Independence
  • A huge library of drum set clinics from the roster of Vic's artists and educators.
    Live Clinics and Masterclasses
  • Learn to read rhythms Norm's easy to follow lessons. For beginning to advanced students
    Norm Weinberg's WebRhythms
  • A comprehensive introduction to the percussion instruments
    Percussion 101
  • Speed Note Reading Video Game
  • Professional recordings of the most popular 4 mallet repertoire
    Marimba Literature Library
  • Learn one of the ever-growing library of hybrids, broken down by our team of educators
    Hybrid Rudiment Library
  • Mark Wessels' lessons for the beginning snare drummer.
    A Fresh Approach to the Snare Drum
  • Steve Houghton presents a video guide to developing the young rhythm section
    Jazz Rhythm Section 101
  • Go into the studios of some of Vic's top recording artists to find out how they record their drums!
    Recording Tips
  • A comprehensive introduction to fundamental techniques for the percussion instruments
    Percussion 101: Concert Bass Drum
  • A comprehensive series from Julia Gaines' book 'Sequential Studies for 4 Mallet Marimba'
    Julia Gaines 4 Mallet Lesson Series
  • Stanton Moore covers the basics for the beginning drum set player
    Fresh Approach to the Drumset
  • Kollias introduces you to a few exercises from his book, "The Odyssey of Double Bass Drumming"
    George Kollias' Double Bass Drumming
  • Daniel Glass' '50 Years of Drum Set Evolution'
    The Evolution of the Drum Set
  • A comprehensive introduction to the timpani
    Percussion 101: Timpani
  • Ney Rosauro demonstrates the 4 mallet grip that he uses on both Marimba and Vibraphone
    Rosauro's Extended Cross Grip
  • A comprehensive introduction to the keyboard percussion instruments
    Percussion 101: Keyboard
  • Learn brushes from the stable of Vic Firth artists!
    Brush Lessons from the Pros
  • A historical perspective on the grooves and drummers that shaped modern music
    Zoro's "We Want the Funk"
  • John Mapes and Ian Grom cover all the basics for a successful indoor ensemble
    Indoor Percussion 101
  • Our ever-growing library of fill ideas from the Vic Firth roster of artists and educators
    Drum Set Fills
  • Russ discusses a wide range of topics from pedal technique to brush playing
    Russ Miller Lesson Series
  • Learn the fundamentals of the drum set with Steve Houghton
    Drum Set 101
  • Bill offers technique lessons from his website Drumworkout.com
    Bill Bachman's Drum Workout
  • A variety of popular subjects – from fills, popular grooves and solos to techniques
    Jay Fenichel Lesson Series
  • A comprehensive introduction to fundamental techniques for the percussion instruments
    Percussion 101: Tambourine
  • Exercises from Jeff's book, "The Next Level: Rudimental Snare Drum Techniques"
    Jeff Queen's Technique Library
  • John Xepoleas' library of lessons on jazz feels, fills and technique
    John X Lesson Series
  • Challenge yourself by learning everything from rudimental rams to ancient solos to contemporary DCI drumline parts
    Rudimental Rams
  • A comprehensive introduction to the percussion instruments
    Percussion 101: Gong/Tam-Tam
  • Exercises based on a series of Afro-Cuban based grooves
    Joe McCarthy: Stylistic Coordination
  • Scott Kettner explores the traditional Brazilian rhythms of Maracatu de Baque Virado and their application to the drumset
    Maracatu Rhythms for Drumset
  • A comprehensive introduction to fundamental techniques for the percussion instruments
    Percussion 101: Crash Cymbals
  • Gary's 8-part lesson series – from the vibraphone's history to his 4 mallet grip.
    Gary Burton Vibraphone Masterclass
  • A comprehensive introduction to fundamental techniques for the percussion instruments
    Percussion 101: Suspended Cymbal
  • Stephen's lessons focuses on helping his students see daily improvement in their playing
    Stephen Taylor Drum Workshop
  • Kevin's lessons on a wide range of topics from grooves to fills to technique
    Kevin Prince Lesson Series
  • Delivering drum lessons to help you find, and fix, the problems with your playing.
    Joe Crabtree Lesson Series
  • 16 grooves in a variety of styles excerpted from Tommy Igoe's 'Groove Essentials'
    Groove Essentials
  • A comprehensive introduction to the fundamental techniques for the marching percussion section
    Marching Percussion 101
  • A series of lessons that'll inspire new groove ideas
    Todd Walker Lesson Series
  • Giff explains concepts detailed in his book, "Simply Four; 4-Mallet Technique"
    Giff Howarth's 4 Mallet Technique
  • Play-along tools to help you develop a great "lope" feel
    Elastic Subdivisions
  • A comprehensive introduction to fundamental techniques for the percussion instruments
    Percussion 101: Triangle
  • Lessons from Steve's book, "Alfred's Kid's Drumset Course"
    Beginner Drumset with Steve Houghton
  • A variety of lessons covering jazz grooves and styles
    Rob Hart Lesson Series
  • From Fills to Technique, Craig covers a wide range of topics!
    Craig Reynolds Lesson Series
  • A comprehensive introduction to fundamental techniques for the percussion instruments
    Percussion 101: Blocks