Black Swamp Video Gallery
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BSP Tutorial: Cable Snare Concepts
Multiple cable types provide dynamic contrast and life to an orchestral snare drum. Learn how to control snare tension and response to help realize the full potential of your drum. - - - - [ Official Website ] www.blackswamp.com - - - - [ Get Social ] Newsletter: http://bit.ly/BSPFam Podcast: http://bit.ly/BlackSwampPod Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/BSPFam/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/blackswampperc/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/blackswamppercussion/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/blackswamp - - - - #blackswamp #percussion #music #drums #percussionist #drummer #drumming #orchestra #band #tambourine - - - - Music by Adam Hopper https://www.hopperpercussion.com/ Five on 5 - Adam Hopper 5 Intermediate Snare Drum Solos with Electronic Accompaniment Copyright © 2017 C. Alan Publications http://c-alanpublications.com/five-on-5/
Adam Hopper: Five on 5 / He Dey One
Adam Hopper, percussionist & composer, performs his original composition "He Dey One" from his Five on 5 collection. Features a Multisonic 6.5" x 14" ply Maple snare drum. https://www.hopperpercussion.com/ Five on 5 - Adam Hopper 5 Intermediate Snare Drum Solos with Electronic Accompaniment Copyright © 2017 C. Alan Publications http://c-alanpublications.com/five-on-5/
BSP Multisonic Strainer Demo
The Multisonic Concert Snare Drum is the ultimate choice for the modern snare drummer. Introduced in 2002, The Multisonic Snare System meets the challenge of repertoire spanning centuries and allows you to instantly and silently switch combinations of cable and wire, giving the discerning artist complete control over the voicing and character of the drum. The video features audio demos for several popular snare configurations. Headphones are recommended for the most discerning listening experience.
Adam Hopper: Five on 5 / Man in the Brown Suit
Adam Hopper, percussionist & composer, performs his original composition "Man in the Brown Suit " from his Five on 5 collection. Features a Multisonic 5" x 14" ply Maple snare drum. https://www.hopperpercussion.com/ Five on 5 - Adam Hopper 5 Intermediate Snare Drum Solos with Electronic Accompaniment Copyright © 2017 C. Alan Publications http://c-alanpublications.com/five-on-5/
Lider Chang: Multisonic Snare Drum
Lider Chang (BSP Artist) plays Black Swamp Percussion snare drums. Lider discusses his Multisonic drum and performs an excerpt from "A Piece for Snare Drum" by Soren Monrad. Features a Multisonic 5" x 14" ply Maple, model MS514MD. Lider also uses his Signature Lider Chang drumsticks from Playwood Percussion.
Performance Spotlight: "4 Minute Psychosis" by Shaun Tilburg
Vic Firth artist Shaun Tilburg and President's Own Marine Band percussionist Jonathan Bisesi perform Shaun's composition "4 Minute Psychosis". ABOUT THE PIECE: 4 Minute Psychosis is scored for two snare drummers accompanied by a heavy 'electro' soundtrack. Various striking techniques are explored as well as a small amount of choreography between players (mainly to get out of each other's way). To purchase a copy, go to: https://www.pocketpublications.com/product-page/4-minute-psychosis ----- Vic Firth Implements of Choice: #vf5A - American Classic® 5A http://vicfirth.com/products/drum-sticks/american-classic/5a/ #vfHB - Heritage Brush http://vicfirth.com/products/alternative-implements/brushes/heritage-brush/ #vfLW - Live Wires http://vicfirth.com/products/alternative-implements/brushes/live-wires/ ----------------------------------------- ABOUT SHAUN TILBURG: Shaun joined the Phoenix Symphony as Principal Percussion in November of 2013. He began his studies at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree. Shaun went on to complete a Master’s degree at the University of Houston, and received an Artist Diploma from DePaul University in Chicago. His teachers included Ted Atkatz, Brian Del Signore, She-e Wu, James Ross and Richard Brown. While in school, Shaun was a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and a consistent finalist of the New World Symphony. Mr. Tilburg’s previous position was as the Principal Percussionist of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, where he played from 2007 until 2011. It was in Hong Kong that Shaun met his future wife, Madoka Suzuki. The pair moved back to the United States in the summer of 2011, and were married on a balcony overlooking Chicago's Michigan Avenue. ABOUT JONATHAN BISESI Jonathan Bisesi has held the position of Percussionist with the “Presidents Own” United States Marine Band since May 2004. He has been a featured soloist with the Marine Band on multiple occasions, most notably on the Filene Center stage at the Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, and the “Presidents Own” 2011 National Concert Tour. In addition to this concert work, Mr. Bisesi follows the high honored mission of the “Presidents Own,” as he supports the musical events that take place for the President of the United States. Highlights have included the Funeral of President Ronald Reagan, the Presidential Inaugurations of 2005, 2009 and 2013, September 11th memorial events, and the dedication of the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. As an active freelance musician, Mr. Bisesi has performed with The Boston Symphony Orchestra, The Boston Ballet, The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, The Kennedy Center Opera and Ballet Orchestras, The New World Symphony, The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, The Buffalo Philharmonic, and The International Festival Cervantino (The largest arts festival in Latin America) in Guanajuato, Mexico.
Edoardo Giachino: 2015 Tambourine Sound Solution Project
Edoardo Giachino, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia (Italy), features a selection of Black Swamp tambourines within several standard tambourine excerpts. Edoardo also uses a few extended techniques within the excerpt performances.
Christopher Deane tambourine demonstration
K. Wylie Publications released The Beginner's Guide to the World of Percussion a few years back, featuring several professional educators and percussionists, including Christopher Deane, BSP Artist Endorser. In the tambourine portion of his accessory percussion instruction, Chris used a Black Swamp TC1 calf head tambourine for demonstration. This video is excerpts from that portion of the dvd, used by permission from K. Wylie Publications.
BSP RecPlate: Drum Set Groove
The RecPlate is one of our most versatile percussion accessories. Often used for multiple percussion setups, the RecPlate has no problem holding its own in a drumset context! This is the perfect accessory for the working drummer in need of an all-in-one solution for auxiliary percussion on the drumset. Featured BSP gear: - RecPlate - Medium Wooblock (MWB2) - Woodblock Mount (MWBM) - Chromium/German Silver Tambourine (TC2) - Tambourine Mount (TMOUNT)
BSP: Di Sanza Triangle Trigger / Finger Cymbal Attachment
Eric discusses the finger cymbal attachment for the Di Sanza Triangle Trigger. This accessory attachment is sold separately, and holds a single pair of finger cymbals. They can be played remotely, similar to a triangle on the main Triangle Trigger assembly. The upper finger cymbal assembly could also hold a single crotale, struck with a triangle beater held in the swivel beater mount!