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    valve oil  reeds

    cork grease

    slide sprayer

    sticks

    Basic Needs

     

    Flutes – cleaning rod

    Oboes/Bassoons – 2 double reeds, small container (old pill bottle works great) to soak the reed.

    Clarinets – reeds and cork grease

    Saxophones – reeds, neck strap and cork grease

    Trumpets, baritones and tubas – valve oil and slide grease.

    Trombones – slide cream and spray bottle

    French horn – rotary valve oil (different than valve oil)

    Percussion – drums sticks and bell mallets

     

     

    Most of these things come with a newly purchased or rented instrument.  These things are easily searchable on Amazon.   You can also call Taylors Music at 610-696-1812 to special order.  They will deliver purchased items to the school on Fridays.

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    Other Basic Percussion Needs

     

    Most young percussionists are still exploring the activity, so no need to go overboard with practice needs.  Your percussionist will need a set of practice bells to keep at home.  Pictured to the left is the Lyons 25-note xylophone (glockenspiel) with case.  www.Amazon.com lists this at $24.99.  This is the low end solution for practicing the mallet material that we’ll cover.  They don’t have to bring this back and forth to school/home.  I have everything in the band room.  This is strictly for home practice.

     

    Keep in mind that you can rent a percussion kit from Taylors Music.  The kits would have to stay at home.

     

     

     real feel

    Other Basic Percussion Needs

     

    Since we study snare drum, your percussionist will need a practice pad keep at home.  Pictured to the left is the RealFeel  practice pad.  www.Amazon.com lists this at $19.99 depending on the size.  This is the low end solution for practicing the snare material that we’ll cover.  They don’t have to bring this back and forth to school/home.  I have everything in the band room.  This is strictly for home practice.

     

    Keep in mind that you can rent a percussion kit from Taylors Music.  The kits would have to stay at home.

     

     

    tradition of excellence  

     

     

    Tradition of Excellence Comprehensive Band Method

     

    **Make sure you get this for your instrument**

     

    8th Grade Members need Green Cover Book 3.

    7th Grade Members need Blue Cover Book 2

    6th Grade Members need Red Cover Book 1

     

     

    www.amazon.com lists this book at $10.95

    www.jwpepper.com lists this book at $10.95

     

    You can call Taylors Music at 610-696-1812 to special order.  They will deliver the book to the school on Fridays depending on when you order.

     

    rudimental etudes  

    Rudimental Etudes and Warm-Ups (Easy) – Covering all 40 Rudiments

     

    **All 8th Grade Percussionists Need This Book In Addition To the Tradition of Excellence Book**

     

    www.jwpepper.com lists this book at $14.99

    www.amazon.com lists at $14.99 (Prime)

     

     

    You can call Taylors Music at 610-696-1812 to special order.  They will deliver the book to the school on Fridays depending on when you order.

     

     essential elements play along

    Essential Elements Play Along

     

    **For 7th/8th Grade Jazz Students Only!! Make sure you get the one for your instrument**

     

    Flute, F Horn and Tuba - although not common instruments in the jazz ensemble.  There is a specific book for those instruments.

     

    Trumpet, Saxophones, Trombones & Vibes - get the book for Bb, Eb and C instruments

     

    Drums, Guitar, Bass & Piano - Get the book for Rhythm Section

     

    www.jwpepper.com lists this book at $15.99

    www.amazon.com lists at $15.99 (Prime)

     

     

    You can call Taylors Music at 610-696-1812 to special order.  They will deliver the book to the school on Fridays depending on when you order.

     

     jazz ensemble method

    Standard of Excellence Jazz Ensemble Method

     

    **For anyone planning on joining the Jazz Lab – Make sure you get this for your instrument**

     

    www.jwpepper.com lists this book at $10-$15

    www.amazon.com lists at $10-$15 (Prime)

    depending on instrument

     

     

    You can call Taylors Music at 610-696-1812 to special order.  They will deliver the book to the school on Fridays depending on when you order.

     

    clarinet lyre  

    Clarinet Lyre

     

    8th Grade Clarinets only.  These range in price from $6.00 to $12.00 depending on vendor and brand.  Easily searchable on Amazon by searching Clarinet Lyre.

     

    You can also call Taylors Music at 610-696-1812 to special order.  They will deliver purchased items to the school on Fridays.

     sax lyre

    Alto/Tenor Saxophone Lyre

     

    8th Grade Saxophones only. These range in price from $6.00 to $12.00 depending on vendor and brand.  Easily searchable on Amazon by searching Saxophone Lyre.

     

    You can also call Taylors Music at 610-696-1812 to special order.  They will deliver purchased items to the school on Fridays.

    trumpet lyre L  

    Trumpet Lyre – L style

     

    8th Grade Trumpets, Mellophones and Marching Baritone only.  If your trumpet has a removable 3rd valve slide ring, then this is what you need. These range in price from $6.00 to $12.00 depending on vendor and brand.  Easily searchable on Amazon by searching Trumpet Lyre.

     

    You can also call Taylors Music at 610-696-1812 to special order.  They will deliver purchased items to the school on Fridays.

     

     

     

     

     

    trumpet lyre clamp  

    Trumpet Lyre – Clamp On

     

    8th Grade Trumpets only.  If your trumpet does not have a removable 3rd valve slide ring, then this is what you need. These range in price from $6.00 to $12.00 depending on vendor and brand.  Easily searchable on Amazon by searching Trumpet Lyre.

     

    You can also call Taylors Music at 610-696-1812 to special order.  They will deliver purchased items to the school on Fridays.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    trombone lyre  

    Trombone Lyre

     

    8th Grade Trombones only. These range in price from $6.00 to $12.00 depending on vendor and brand.  Easily searchable on Amazon by searching Trombone Lyre.

     

    You can also call Taylors Music at 610-696-1812 to special order.  They will deliver purchased items to the school on Fridays.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    sousaphone lyre  

    Sousaphone Lyre

     

    8th Grade Tubas only. These range in price from $6.00 to $12.00 depending on vendor and brand.  Easily searchable on Amazon by searching Sousaphone Lyre.

     

    You can also call Taylors Music at 610-696-1812 to special order.  They will deliver purchased items to the school on Fridays.