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RESOURCES FOR RHYTHMIC EXPERIENCES WITH KIDS!

The following information was compiled and is maintained by Michael Wall ((808)737-3786) using both personal resources and input from members of the Jembe-list. These lists, while extensive, are not exhaustive and will be periodically updated. You are strongly encouraged to (1) submit new titles (please use the existing format and include all the details including company, category and a brief review) and (2) provide missing information for items on this list recording #, year, etc.) and submit reviews if they are missing.

If you are interested in a particular publication, and complete information is not listed, feel free to contact Michael at ((808)737-3786), who will be happy to check his personal library for the details (which will also then be added to this reference). Michael would also be pleased to receive notice of correction or comments in format, typos, etc.


BOOKS: ACTIVITIES

TITLE

Beat It!

SUBTITLE

Group Percussion for beginners

AUTHOR

Evelyn Glennie and Paul Cameron

PUBLISHER

FABER MUSIC

 

mailto:sales@fabermusic.co.uk    http://www.fabermusic.co.uk/

YEAR:

1997   Includes CD


TITLE

Afro Ensemble

AUTHOR

Lynne Jessup

PUBLISHER

Harris Music Publications Box 1356, 
Ft. Worth, TX 76101

 

TITLE

Best Practice in Music Therapy

SUBTITLE

Utilizing Group Percussion Strategies

AUTHOR

Barbara Reuer

PUBLISHER

San Diego State University Center on Aging

 

6505 Alvarado Road, Suite 211,

 

San Diego, CA 92120 (619) 594-6765


 

TITLE

Clap, Snap and Tap

SUBTITLE

Designed for Relevant Activities in Limited Space

AUTHOR

Ambrose Brazelton

PUBLISHER

Educational Activites Inc Box 392, 
Freeport, NY 11520


 

TITLE

Conga Town

SUBTITLE

Percussion Ensembles for Upper Elementary and Middle Schools

AUTHOR

Jim Soloman

PUBLISHER

Warner Brothers Publicatiosn 

 

15800 N.W. 48th Ave, Miami FL 33014


 

TITLE

Contemporary Tinikling Activities

AUTHOR

Dr. Boyd Pexton

PUBLISHER

Kimbo Educational

 

Box 477 Long Branch, NJ 07740


 

TITLE

Drum Circle Spirit

SUBTITLE

Facilitating Human Potential Through Rhythm

AUTHOR

Arthur Hull

PUBLISHER

White Cliffs Media
5150 Mae Anne Ave. #213-208
Reno, NV 89523; Tel: 775-674-1671
Web: http://www.wc-media.com/
Email: wcm@wc-media.com

PAGES

206, Illustrated, Companion CD, (Video Available)

ISBN

0-941677-84-2 Paperback

 

TITLE

Feet and Hands, Bottles and Cans

SUBTITLE

Music for Body Percussion, Kitchen Band and Voices

AUTHOR

Alice Olsen

PUBLISHER

Alice Olsen Publishing

 

3515 NE 130th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98682

 

(360) 896-4048


 

TITLE

Bing! Bang! Boom!

SUBTITLE

More music for Body Percussion, Kitchen Band and Voices

AUTHOR

Alice Olsen

PUBLISHER

Alice Olsen Publishing
3515 NE 130th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98682
(360) 896-4048    aliceo@teleport.com


 

TITLE

The From Scratch Rhythm Workbook

AUTHOR

Philip Dadson and Don McGlashan

PUBLISHER

Heinemann Education

 

Division of Octopus Publishing Group Rawene

 

Road, Birkenhead, Aukland, New Zealand

ISBN/PRICE

0-86863-081-0


 

TITLE

Instant Drumming

SUBTITLE

Quick and Easy Instruction for the Table Top Drummer

AUTHOR

Patrick Byrne

PUBLISHER

Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation

 

777 W. Bluemound Road

 

P.O. Box 13819 Milwaukee, WI 53213


 

TITLE

Lively Music for Lumi Stick Fun

AUTHOR

Laura Johnson

PUBLISHER

Kimbo Educational

 

Box 477 Long Branch, NJ 07740


 

TITLE

The Sing Percussion Book

AUTHOR

Will Dower

PUBLISHER

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

ISBN

0 7333 0401 X


 

TITLE

Step It Down

SUBTITLE

Games, Plays, Songs and Stories from the Afro-American Heritage

AUTHOR

Bessie Jones and Bess Lomax Hawes

PUBLISHER

University of Georgia Press

ISBN

0 8203 0960 5


 

TITLE

Tinikling

AUTHOR

Carmencita Y. Kazan

PUBLISHER

Kimbo Educational

 

Box 477 Long Branch, NJ 07740


 

TITLE

World Music Drumming

SUBTITLE

A Cross Cultural Curriculum

AUTHOR

Will Schmid

PUBLISHER

Hal Leonard 7777 W. Bluemound Rd

 

Box 13819, Milwaukee, WI 53213

ISBN

0 7935 9532 0

 

(Complete kit includes teacher's edition, student book and Video)


 

TITLE

Have Fun Playing Hand Drums

AUTHOR

Ben James

PUBLISHER

Warner Brothers

ISBN

0 7692 8058 7

SONG BOOKS

TITLE

Brown Girl in the Ring

SUBTITLE

An Anthology of Song Games from the Eastern Carribean

AUTHOR

Alan Lomax

PUBLISHER

Pantheon Books, NY

 

http: //www.randomhouse.com

ISBN

0 679 40453 8


 

TITLE

Drums of Passion Songbook

AUTHOR

Babatunde Olatunji

PUBLISHER

Olatunji Music

 

2109 Broadway,Suite 477,
New York, NY 10023
(212) 645-0388

YEAR

1993

PAGES

84


 

TITLE

The World of African Song

AUTHOR

Miriam Makeba

PUBLISHER

Quadrangle Books, 12 E. 
Delaware Pl., Chicago 60611

YEAR

1971

PAGES

120

ISBN/PRICE

8129-6119-6 Paperback


BACKGROUND INFORMATION

TITLE

Drumming at the Edge of Magic

SUBTITLE

A Journey Into the Spirit of Percussion

AUTHOR

Mickey Hart and Jay Stevens

PUBLISHER

Harper San Francisco

YEAR

1990

PAGES

263

ILLUSTRATION

Profusely! Companion CD - same title

ISBN/PRICE

0-06-250374-X Paperback


 

TITLE

Patakin

SUBTITLE

World Tales of Drums and Drummers

AUTHOR

Nina Jaffe

PUBLISHER

Henry Holt and Co. 115 W. 18th St.,
New York, NY 10011

YEAR

1994

PAGES

145

ISBN/PRICE

0-8050-3005-0.


 

TITLE

Planet Drum

SUBTITLE

A Celebration of Percussion and Rhythm

AUTHOR

Mickey Hart and Frederic Lieberman

PUBLISHER

Harper San Francisco 10 E. 53rd St., New York, NY 10022

YEAR

1991

PAGES

223

ILLUSTRATION

Profusely! Companion CD - same title

ISBN/PRICE

0-06-250397-9 Paperback


 

TITLE

Ta Ki Ti Na

SUBTITLE

The Forgotten Power of Rhythm

AUTHOR

Reinhard Flatishler

PUBLISHER

LifeRhythm P.O. 806 Mendocino CA 95460; (707) 937-1825

PAGES

150 Companion CD available

ISBN

0-940759-07-8 Paperback


 

TITLE

This Is Rhythm

AUTHOR

Ella Jenkins

PUBLISHER

Sing Out Corporation Box 5253, Bethlehem, PA 18015

VIDEOS

TITLE

Community Drumming for Health and Happiness

AUTHOR

Jim Greiner

PUBLISHER

Latin Percussion 160 Belmont Ave., 
Garfield NJ 07026


 

TITLE

Congas, Bongos and Other Percussion - Guide to Technique

AUTHOR

Jim Solomon

PUBLISHER

Crown Coast Productions, 

 

155 Palm Valley Woods Dr.,

 

Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 3208


 

TITLE

The Drum Along Drum Circle Video

AUTHOR

Various

PUBLISHER

Interworld Instructionqal Video, RD3 Box 395A,

 

Brattleboro, VT 05301 (800) 698-6705


 

TITLE

Guide To Endrummingment

AUTHOR

Arthur Hull

PUBLISHER

Interworld Instructionqal Video, RD3 Box 395A, Brattleboro, VT 05301 (800) 698-6705

YEAR

1995


 

TITLE

Have Fun Playing Hand Drums 

 

4 separate videos:Together, Conga-Style, Bongos, Djembe Style

AUTHOR

Brad Dutz

PUBLISHER

Warner Brothers 15800 N.W. 
48th Ave, Miami, FL 33014

FORMAT

Video


 

TITLE

Spirit of the Drum

AUTHOR

Gordy Ryan

PUBLISHER

Across Borders Productions 
1 888 711 8811

 

spiritdrum@acrossborders.com

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