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Gerd Sommer's 90th Birthday Jam

  • Gerd Sommer's 90th Birthday Jam
    USARD member Gerd Sommer enjoyed his 90th birthday party with a fife & drum jam outside the banquet space. Many of his family and friends…
    Gerd Sommer - 90th Birthday Party, 28 May, 2018
    Written on Monday, 28 May 2018 19:14 in USARD Blog Read 364 times
Friday, 22 December 2017 16:03

Kevin Donka's New Drumming Book

Hey! U.S.A.R.D. member and clinician, Kevin Donka has a new book out! Click on the picture below to learn more:

 

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The Old Guard Fife & Drum Corps Drum Line from  Fort Myer, VA, presents: “A Day in the Life of an Old Guard Drummer"
Published in 2013 Convention Videos

 

C.A.D.R.E. Percussion Ensemble
Pieces include: John Wooton's Warm-up;  Rudimental Classics; Warming Up Hot!; NUDA4U.
 
Snare: Paul Mosley, Ken Miller, Jim Kane and John Swartz.
Bass Tri-Rack: Cliff Blundell  
Low Bass: Ron Meyers
Percussion: Neil Hawthorne and Vince Cicchine  
Business Mgr., John MacDonald;
Pres., Fred Johnson
Writer & Arranger, Paul Mosley.
 
Published in 2013 Convention Videos
Tuesday, 07 May 2013 00:00

Video - Adrian Mordaunt USARD 2013

Adrian Mordaunt of P.A.S. and instructor of Metro New York Pipe Band, current Grade 3 World Champions. Drum Sergeant Adrian Mordaunt on snare and Pipe Major Mike Mahoney from the New York Metro Pipe Band on pipes. Selections are: Hornpipe and Jigs; March, Strathspey & Reel and a Drum Fanfare.  Jon Quigg will join Adrian for a performance of Alex Duthart's seminal drum composition, titled simply “Drummer's Fanfare".

Published in 2013 Convention Videos
Saturday, 04 May 2013 00:00

Video - Jon Quigg USARD 2013

Jon Quigg, former instructor of the City of Washington Pipe Band, will play a solo, "Up One Wall and Down the Other," which melds American and Scottish Pipe Band rudimental styles ... some of it traditional, some not so much.

Published in 2013 Convention Videos

St. Lucy’s Drum&Bugle Corps Snare Drum Trio with Chew Gernandt, RaySchmerin and Dave Richardson playing a Les Parks solo and an original solo by Chew Gernandt.

 
Published in 2013 Convention Videos

Brendan Mason demonstrates the leading edge drumming arrangements to tradtional fife music of the Connecticut Patriots Fife & Drum Corps.

 

 
Credit - Jeff Holloway
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Moodus Drum & Fife Corps with Amy Armstrong - Rudimental Roots History  

  • Fife: Sherry McLaughlin, Terri Anderson Murray, Jamie Murray  
  • Snare: David Strong, Jeff Sanborn and Amy Armstrong and Patrick Murray 
  • Bass: Erin McNamara

Narrator - Sue Cifaldi

 
 
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Mark Beecher of the NARD "The William H. Reamer Rudimental Drum Method"

Snares: Mark Beecher, Steve Gillespie, Lilli Beiduk Middlebrooks, Steve Kirkpatrtick, Rita Macey Bernert, Don Mihok, Eileen Mihok, and Bill Maling; Bass Drummers: Tom Middlebrooks, and Ben Santiago. Bugler and Fifer: Ray Eyler. Performing unnamed solos and cadences and the Long Roll, Downfall of Paris, Three Camps and Fifers Delight.
 
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John Rozum How the drum set player prepares and performs for the audience.  John demonstrates incorporating rudiments into three types of drum solos.

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