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Piece Title : Four Mallet Music
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Level : beginner to intermediate
Composer / Arranger : Alamo, Juan
Composer / Arranger Details:

 Born and raised in Cidra, Puerto Rico, Juan at the age 6 he took his first steps towards playing percussion and began his passion for vibes at the age of 17.  He started his performance experiences playing for Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra, San Juan Posps Orchestra and marimba duo Dos by Two.  He was successfully contracted by numerous famous salsa artists groups like Song by Four, Ray Ruiz and Elias Lopez.  Also very well know Dallas salsa groups Tropical Sound, Carabali and Latin Fire.  Juan decided to further his musical skills studies at the University of North Texas where he will soon obtain his Doctorate in Musical Performance with a minor in Jazz.  Currently he is a professor and director of the percussion emsemble at the Howard Payne University in Bronwood, Texas.

Total Number of Percussionists Required :1 Percussionist(s)
Categories : Tuned Percussion / Percussion Education
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Instrumentation : Marimba (Size Unknown)
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No. of Mallets/Sticks Required :4
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"Four Mallet Music for the Modern Marimba Player by Juan Alamo is an excellent new method book on four-mallet marimba playing. This collection of original marimba solos for beginners and intermediate players is written in both English and Spanish and comes with a CD containing examples of all the solos in the book. There are also new technique exercises to aid in the playing of the solos." (

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