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About the author:
Dr. Gregory Jackson is a well-recognized percussionist, composer, educator, and author. He is a multi-faceted percussion specialist in many areas including orchestral, jazz, marching, chamber, and the world music traditions of Cuba, Japan, West Africa, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Peru, Brazil, Switzerland, and Middle Eastern countries.
Dr. Jackson has published several books sold worldwide including Jackson's Rudiment Dictionary, The Synergy Method for Marimba, Etudes Op. 48, The Well Tempered Marimbist Op. 46, Legendary Op. 44 Congas Full Circle for world percussion, Phenom: The Excellence of Execution for snare drum, and the percussion method book The Synergy Method for Drumming. Congas Full Circle made Amazon.com's "Hot New Releases" list for percussion books in 2010 and The Synergy Method made Amazon's "Hot New Releases" list in 2009. Greg also has several recordings, including his debut CD is for solo marimba, Darkest Hour, two instructional percussion DVDs titled Congas Decoded and Elements of Synergy, and two percussion CDs, Osmosis and Conga Fantasy. Top authorities in percussion have proclaimed that Jackson's works are filling a void in the percussion community that is often not addressed.
Dr. Jackson performs regularly across the country on a regular basis as well as presenting percussion masterclasses. In the Percussive Arts Society International Collegiate Snare Competition, he placed in the top 10 four consecutive years and top 4 two years. As an educator, Greg served as a consultant to three Drum Corps International Individuals Champions in 2004, 2005, and 2007 as well as the 2006 Percussive Arts Society International Competition Collegiate Champion. Jackson is planning an upcoming trip to Japan for performances and extensive research on Japanese Taiko traditions.
Greg has performed with numerous artists including Tito Puente Jr., Son Caliente, Nancy Zeltsman, Michael Burritt, Tomas Cruz, and Bob Mintzer of the Yellow Jackets.
The Synergy Method for Drumming, Vol. 2
Dr. Gregory J. Jackson
This is the second volume of The Synergy Method for Drumming, and the 10th book from Dr. Greg Jackson. The collection of etudes found in this volume will help percussionists push themselves past their expectations. The etudes found in this method book are some of the most advanced pieces in the percussion literature.
Level: Extremely Advanced to Professional
- Publication Date:
- 1481258400 / 9781481258401
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 8.5" x 11"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Music / Musical Instruments / Percussion