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Compact Band Series

Compact Band Series


.01 Compact (Marching) Band Arrangements If you are following us you must have noticed the term “compact band arrangements” recently. In this blog I will tell you what we exactly mean by the term "compact band arrangements" and how your organization can have a lot of fun with these compact and flexible arrangements for marching band, pep band, wind band or concert band. Does your organization als suffer from: a shrinking band? Members who prefer n...
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Do hard mallets always provide more clarity?

Do hard mallets always provide more clarity?


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AVG & GDPR

AVG & GDPR


You must have noticed that many companies have been working on the General Data Protection Regulation(GDPR). The good thing of this new European privacy law is that from May 25th 2018 your data are even better protected. We therefore adjusted the Show & Marching Music privacy policy. The most important changes Being transparent about how we handle your data its getting even more important. That is why we give you more information about how your data will be used for marketing purpo...
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Study Efficently and Without Frustration

Study Efficently and Without Frustration


The 8 biggest pitfalls during studying! If you play an instrument and it’s difficult for you to study efficiently, then you should definitely read this blog. It only takes you a few minutes, but you can learn a lot from it. I am going to talk about the 7 biggest pitfalls, where I walked right into myself while studying. Read this blog to prevent that this is going to happen to you too.  1. Practice to fast Trying to play a piece at the original tempo immediately is one ...
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DJ Goes USA!

DJ Goes USA!


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Selecting Mallets

Selecting Mallets


Everything you need to know to find a good basic mallet set for marimba of vibraphone.   Today’s percussionists have access to a larger selection of mallets and instruments than ever before. This makes choosing mallets that sound good on your instrument and plays well a big challenge. Rattan or birch, yarn or cord, round or oval, long or short, heavy or light? The choices seem endless. It is no surprise that we at Show & Marching Music frequently receive requests for advice ...
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Marching Band 2017

Marching Band 2017


All new American marching band publications for 2017 organized together.    Below you will find some playlists of the new marching band publications for 2017. Unfortunately we were not able to put these new pieces in our webshop, but in this way you get a good impression of all new marching band sheet music for 2017. With foreign marching band publications we always include a tuba or sousafoon party in the desired transposition. Lots of fun listening! Hal Leonard Contemporary ...
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Recruiting members difficult story? Put the musician first!

Recruiting members difficult story? Put the musician first!


I wrote this blog mainly for our Dutch customers, because he majority of the Dutch bands consists of community bands. Unfortunately music education is not a regular item on most Dutch schools and it's not common that a school has it’s own band, percussion ensemble or orchestra. So if kids want make music they have to follow private lessons at a music school or join a community band. The problem is that music education is less important for our current government. This is why music scho...
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Purchase Bass Drum Mallets

Purchase Bass Drum Mallets


As you might know I have been active as a playing member and instructor for may years at different marching percussion ensemble, marching bands and drumcorps. Besides writing music, developping methods and providing workshops and clinics for these kind of band and ensembles I thinks it's also important to share my knowledge about how instruments can soud good in a new series of blogs. This first blog is about what to look for when you are going to purchase mallet...
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Find articles easier by using filters

Find articles easier by using filters


Because we are working with filters more and more it’s a lot easier to find what you are looking for in our web shop. I this article I will explain how you can use the filters to find the music that fits your band or ensemble. I will cover the general filters and explain per article group the available filters you need to use to the find the music you are looking for. Gerneral filters The first filter you encounter is the PRICE filter. With the two sliders yo...
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New Conver Design Tapspace Publications

New Conver Design Tapspace Publications


One of the companies for which Show & Marching Music is providing the European distribution (Tapspace Publications) recently improved the design of the covers for their solo, duet and percussion ensemble publications. In the underneath cartoon this is explained in a funny way bij cartoon characters of the owners Jim Casella and Murray Gusseck. For whom it al goes to fast a summary in English.   To create  clarity now every grade has its own color. With the old cover design t...
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Malletband SDG Ane (NL) chooses Smith Mallets.

Malletband SDG Ane (NL) chooses Smith Mallets.


Recently conductor Marcel van Nieuwland contacted us to organise a test evening with Smith Mallets at his malletband SDG from Ane (NL). An appointment was quickly made. After a successful test evening on their own instruments the ensemble decided to go for Smith Mallets. For the marimba's they are going to use the mallets from the Concert Series and for vibraphone they are going to use the sticks from the Standard Series. We wish the malletband from SDG a lot fun with their new marimba and v...
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