Dr. James L. Moore, holds degrees from the University of Michigan, and the The Ohio State University. He is currently editor/owner of Per-Mus Publications, a firm specializing in music for percussion instruments that he founded in 1976.
From 1964-1992 Dr. Moore was head of percussion studies at the Ohio State University School of Music. His prior faculty positions included Butler University in Indianapolis and the U.S. Armed Forces School of Music in Washington, D.C. He also served as principal percussionist with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra (1964-1981), and was percussionist with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra for four years in the early sixties.
Dr. Moore has served as consultant and clinician for the Musser Division of Ludwig Industries and for the Hal Leonard Publishing Company.
He founded "Percussive Notes" magazine, the official publication of the Percussive Arts Society, and served as its editor for 18 years (1962-1980). His summer music camp teaching has included the National Music Camp at Interlochen, the International Music Camp at the International Peace Garden in North Dakota/Manitoba, and the OSU Marimba/Vibe Camp which he founded and directed for thirteen years.
This collection provides the serious marimba student and teacher with interesting solo literature especially arranged and composed for the marimba. The pieces take the player progressively through easy to advanced literature, using 2 - 4 mallet techniques
This book and Volume I of the series provide the serious marimba student and teacher with interesting solo literature especially arranged and composed for the marimba. Much of the material is adaptable for performance on vibes. This pieces in these two volumes take the player progressively through easy to advanced literature, using the latest two, three,...