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Percussion Cookbook
Step-by-Step Recipes for the Music Classroom
By Tom Anderson
Book and CD
56 pages
Grades 2 - 6  

Cook up spicy percussion grooves with the musical "ingredients" right on your shelf! Easy-to-follow recipes for Latin, reggae, rock, and swing accompaniments are presented in a "lighter" version for younger performers and a "full-bodied" version for the more advanced. Start with 2 instruments and keep adding to taste. Includes instructions, piano/ vocal arrangements, background on each style, reproducible singer sheets, and a CD recording of each percussion ensemble (includes full performance and accompaniment only tracks). 


Latin: Lighter Latin - Cha Cha Cha (If You're Happy & You Know It); Latin - Calypso (Michael Row the Boat Ashore).   

Reggae: Lighter Reggae (Mary Had a Little Lamb); Reggae (Hey Ho Nobody Home).   

Rock: Lighter Rock (This Little Light of Mine); Rock (Rockin' My Soul - includes Rock-a My Soul & Swing Low Sweet Chariot).   

Swing: Lighter Swing (The Swingin' Farmer - includes Old MacDonald Had a Farm & The Farmer in the Dell); Swing (I've Been Swingin' on the Railroad).


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I've used it in the past and my CD does not work any more. I never backed it up digitally...
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