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July 2019

Percussion focus: We talk to Stuart Slater about his journey from bashing pots and pans to becoming a senior Rockschool examiner; Percussion Play shows us the value of having accessible music; some practical Brazilian rhythm exercises from Beat Goes On; the renowned percussion sellers Bell Music and its growing academy; sourcing authentic and ethical instruments with Inspire-works; and some hard-hitting reviews of resources for timpani and snare.

Plus, how Ex Cathedra is using singing to improve the lives of children in playgrounds and hospitals; Chiltern Music Therapy shows you how to set up an inclusive community concert; we take a look at Steve Vai’s new must-have guitar book; setting up a primary school music department from scratch; working out your rights when it comes to holidays; and the co-founder of Musicbuds tells us about her approach to Early Years music.

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