Necessities for Marching Band Maintenance

| March 31, 2014

Accessories for MusiciansWith limited resources for many music programs these days, proper instrument upkeep has never been more important.  While you need to handle major repairs with a complete instrument repair kit, many smaller issues can be solved with regular maintenance.  A…

Meet Pepper: Pennsylvania

| August 14, 2012

Greetings from Paoli, Pennsylvania!  If you’re thinking “Where the heck is Paoli?”, we’re about 25 miles west of Philadelphia and 25 miles north of Wilmington, Delaware.  We are a Regional Marketing Center housed in the J.W. Pepper corporate headquarters.  We…

Band Composer Series: Garwood Whaley

| January 31, 2012

Garwood Whaley

Looking back on my high school and college percussion studies, I recall working through many of Garwood Whaley’s books.  I particularly liked working with Recital Solos for

Witness the Spark

| July 27, 2010

A young boy jams with Hayward blues band and finds the joy of groove in the process.