Morgan, Tom There are 13 products.

Since 1988, Tom Morgan has been Director of Percussion Studies at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, where he directs the Washburn University Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble II, and the Washburn University Marching Percussion Ensemble.  He holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in music education and music theory and composition from the University of Northern Colorado and a Doctoral degree in percussion performance from the University of Oklahoma.  Along with his teaching duties at Washburn, Dr. Morgan has a large private studio made up of elementary, junior high and high school percussion students from the surrounding community.

As a performer, Dr. Morgan is very active in the Topeka and Kansas City areas, performing and recording with numerous groups, including the Trilogy Big Band, a seventeen-piece jazz ensemble with two recently released CDs on the Sea Breeze Jazz recording label.  In addition, Tom has performed with the Topeka Symphony Orchestra and the Topeka Jazz Workshop big band.  He is a regional endorser for Encore Mallets and performs regularly on Tree House Drums, which are hand made in Topeka, KS.

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  • A comprehensive rudimental snare drum method suitable for the intermediate to college level percussion student.

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  • A comprehensive beginning snare drum method suitable for private or class instruction.Features:Logical SequenceMetronome EtudesConcert RollSolosDynamic EtudesMultiple Percussion SolosDuets

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  • As the name implies, Strata is written in layers. One layer is presented and this another layer or layers appear over it. It was originally written for a very large group, so the keyboard parts may be doubled as needed. The ending should be very delicate and a real contrast to the rest of the piece. It was written for the 9th Annual Northeast Kansas Total...

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  • The Joy Medley combines two Christmas favorites – Good Christian Men, Rejoice and How Great Our Joy – into one celebratory work that is perfect for your next holiday concert.

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  • Floating was written to be performed at the Mass Percussion Extravaganza for the 8th Annual Northeast Kansas Total Percussion Camp at Washburn University

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  • The ten solos in this book correspond to the even-numbered solos in A Sequential Approach to Rudimental Snare Drum, and are ideal for music festivals and recitals. This makes it possible for students to perform solos during any point in their study of the method book. Students may also want to use 10 Sequential Solos for Rudimental Snare Drum simply as...

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  • Written for the opening concert of the 7th Annual Northeast Kansas Total Percussion Camp at Washburn, University, The Happy Camper Blues is a rock n’ roll style blues in B-flat that features the vibes. A written-out vibraphone solo is included but the player should feel to improvise. The drum set part is also written out, but it is only a suggestion and...

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  • As the name implies, Housetop Variations is based on the Christmas standard, Up On The Housetop. Beginning with a soft, music-box effect, the melody goes through several variations, concluding with a march version that moves to an exciting climax. Written for The Washburn University Percussion Ensemble, this work is playable by most high school and...

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  • Playable as an unaccompanied solo or with piano accompaniment, Winter's End  is perfect for further developing 2-mallet technique on keyboard percussion instruments. The work demands a great deal of musicality from the performer.

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  • This book of twenty etudes is designed for a comprehensive keyboard percussion pedagogy program. Each etude is written on a grand staff and can be performed on a 4.3-octave marimba. The goals of the book are1. to improve reading skills using a grand staff.2. to provide short musical pieces for learning basic musical concepts.3. to address techniques that...

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  • Without a rhythm section and ensemble to play with, it is easy for a drummer to make errors without knowing it. The Jazz Drummer's Reading Workbook provides written sequential exercises that gradually add new figures and longer summary etudes, all contained on 2 play-along CDs. The goal is to give drummers a chance to play musical examples similar to what...

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  • Songs included: O TannenbaumDeck the HallsGo, Tell It On the Mountain

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