Posted By : Jeff Moore
Piece Title : Double East
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Dificulty Rating :
Level : Easy-Medium
Composer / Arranger : Metzger, Jon (1959-)
Composer / Arranger Details:

Vibist Jon Metzger has developed an international presence through extensive touring, recording, and lecturing. He has appeared throughout the United States and has lead his quartet on tours of Western Europe, the Near East, Northern and Sub-Saharan Africa, and Central America.

He has recorded with Fred Hersch, Phil Markowitz, Marc Johnson, Harvie, Swartz, Joey Baron, Tony Martucci, Ted Moore, and Ronnie Wells among others. His latest recording as a leader is Into the Light (VSOP 67). Metzger has also dueled vibes with Lionel Hampton, performed with Gunther Shuller, and been featured in the Martin Williams Jazz Concert Series at the Kennedy Center.

Jon has conducted masterclasses from Berklee College in Boston to the University of North Florida and has lectured at the Smithsonian Institution. He is endorsed by Musser, the vibraphone manufacturer, and Grover Pro Percussion. Both companies subsidize his clinic appearances. His articles are published by Jazz Player Magazine and his works for percussion by C. Alan Publications.

Metzger holds Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the North Carolina School of the Arts. A native of the Washington, D.C. area, he lives with his wife, Linda, and their bassett hound in North Carolina.


Total Number of Percussionists Required :1 Percussionist(s)
Categories : Tuned Percussion
Instrument / Discipline : Marimba Solo
Instrumentation : 4 1/3 Octave Marimba (Low A)
Range of Instruments / Number of Drums : NA
Written for / Commissioned by : Not A Commissioned Work
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 C Alan Publications
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Publisher :C. Alan Publications
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Publisher Details :

C. Alan Publications was founded in 1989 to fill a need for high-quality percussion literature.  Since that time, they have adhered to the highest standards of music integrity in the percussion music they publish.  In 1997, they added a line of concert band music to their catalogue, which continues to flourish.  More recently they added music for orchestra (youth, string and full), brass ensemble, chorus, jazz ensemble and chamber ensembles. 

In addition they are the sole distributor of 'Whole Sum Productions' percussion catalogue (WS).  Their music receives extensive exposure through performances on international concerts, clinics and conventions and is widely available on compact disc.

Year Composed / Copyright Date :1996 /  1996
Duration :3Minutes
No. of Mallets/Sticks Required :2
Special Needs :NA
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Programme Notes / Performance Details :

Read the grand staff and improve your musical skills. A perky piece filled with unique changes and styles.  A FUN piece for mallets.

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