Rich Holly's Percussion Place

Assorted ramblings and occasional updates in the world of percussion.

Sunday, November 30, 2008


I'm happy to announce the release of The Drum and Percussion Cookbook - Creative Recipes for Players and Teachers, published by Meredith Music. Edited by Rick Mattingly, the book is a collection of insightful strategies by a host of today's leading percussionists.

Contributing authors include: Kenny Aronoff, Anders Astrand, John H. Beck, Michael Burritt, Bill Cahn, James Campbell, Anthony Cirone, Christopher Deane, Robin Engelman, Peter Erskine, Mark Ford, Danny Gottlieb, Gordon Gottlieb, Neil Grover, Rich Holly (yes, that's me!), Steve Houghton, Glenn Kotche, William Moersch, Jeff Moore, Al Payson, Michael Rosen, Ed Saindon, Dave Samuels, Ed Shaughnessy, Ed Soph, John Tafoya, Garwood Whaley, She-e Wu, and many others.

I encourage you to visit the "What's New" section of the Meredith Music website or your favorite bookseller to order your copy today.

AND...In addition to being a part of this excellent book, I'm very pleased to tell you that this spring will see the release of my own book - Majoring in Music: All the Stuff You Need to Know, also published by Meredith Music. I'll post more information when the book is available for sale.