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Scott Tarantino and David Ruggiero
In this book 10 original marimba compositions are presented in order of
from beginning to advanced levels. All arrangements were inspired by
Shona-style marimba music from Zimbabwe, but each has its own unique
groove. High Sticking includes a performance plan for each piece as
basic information and teaching tips for starting a marimba ensemble and playing
music on Orff instruments. These piece are intended for students in grades 4-8.
Contents include: Steppin' Out - Agitation - Let's Groove - Movin' and
Groovin' - Mixolydian Calypso - Just Say Cheerio - Saucy Waffles - Spooky Groove -
Island Dancing - Severed Consistence
Supplemental online resources for this book include full scores and individual
instrument parts in .pdf format, and Mp3 audio recordings played by Scott, Dave
and students. Book, 35 pages.