Hal Leonard August 2017

Summer NAMM 2017 was a huge success!
We showed new products from Gretsch, Gibraltar, Tycoon and others; and we kicked off our new distribution arrangement with Vater Percussion. Thanks to all who stopped by our booth or joined us for Happy Hour (including Fred Gretsch Jr. - see photo at left).

See our latest releases in the following documents released at Summer NAMM:
Audio, Gear, Drums & Accessories Addendum 2017
Includes Tycoon hand percussion, Alesis electronic drum kits, Vater Percussion
Drums & Percussion Summer Addendum 2017 
Featuring Gretsch, Gibraltar, Percussion Plus, CB and KAT
Contact your Hal Leonard sales rep to place your post-show orders and get info on our latest specials!

Now Available from Hal Leonard

Introductory special offers available!
See below for details.

Vater Percussion

Now Distributed by Hal Leonard

Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith recently visited Hal Leonard to kick off their distribution of Vater Percussion. Chad has been an endorsee of Vater since 1992 and has his own line of "Funk Blaster" sticks with the brand. The Vater Percussion brand is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2017 and the Vater family has been making drumsticks for decades before that. With a huge roster of influential artists, world-class educators, and a team of craftsmen with decades of stick making experience, Vater prides itself on manufacturing high quality drum sticks, specialty sticks, and drum accessories.

Drum Sticks
Fatback 3A Wood
Fusion Wood
Los Angeles 5A Nylon
Los Angeles 5A Wood
Mike Mangini Wicked Piston
Manhattan 7A Wood
Nylon 5B
Power 5A Acorn
Chad Smith Funk Blaster
Sugar Maple 5A Wood

Brushes & Specialty Sticks

Bamboo Splashstick
Cajon Brush
Monster Brush
Retractable Wire Brush

BuzzKill Mute Pack
Grip Tape (Black)
Multi-Pair Stick Holder
Musician's Earplugs

Click here to browse all Vater Percussion products available from Hal Leonard.

Product Spotlights

Clamps from Gibraltar

Grabber Clamps (2-Hole)
00775990 - Model SC-BGC
00776404 - Model SC-4425G
Super Universal 
00776277 - Model SC-SUGC
Universal Adjustment 
00776294 - Model SC-UGC
Adjustable Angle (2 Hole)
00776229 - Model SC-PUGC
Spanner Multi Clamp
00776264 - Model SC-SMC

Rack Tube Attachments
Adjustable Attachment Mount
00776241 - Model SC-RMAA
Boom Attachment
00776233 - Model SC-RBA
Extension Arms
Standard with Adjustable Clamp
00776040 - Model SC-EA100
Super Grabber with Adjust System
00776041 - Model SC-EA200
Flex with Ultra Adjust System
00776043 - Model SC-EA300

Cymbal Stand Accessory
7/8" Spanner Bar with Clamps
00776267 - Model SC-SPAN

Brent's Hang Video

from Gibraltar

Watch the latest drum hardware makeover in Brent’s Hang. Brent’s Hang is a Gibraltar sanctioned series of videos spotlighting creative ways to use drum hardware. Hundreds of videos are available on the You Tube Channel. https://www.youtube.com/user/GibraltarDIY

Awesome Clamp Show from Gibraltar
See this month's video
(see listing of products above)

Back to School Accessories from Tycoon

Get ready for back to school with the following percussion accessory instruments and products from Tycoon!

Agogo Bells
00750677 - Large
00755599 - Medium
00755598 - Small

00755555 - Merengue (Large)
00142640 - Merengue (Small)
00755552 - Red Plastic Guiro
00755553 - White Plastic Guiro
00755554 - Wooden Guiro
00755489 - Black (Beaded)
00750672 - Black Plastic
00143406 - Double Black Plastic
00750690 - Rainbow (Wooden)
00750686 - Rawhide (Medium)
00750684 - Rawhide (Small)
00755490 - Yellow (Beaded)
00755488 - Yellow Plastic
Percussion Trays
00755387 - Mountable
00125603 - Large
00755354 - Small 

Sleigh Bells
00755636 - 2 Rows
00755637 - 4 Rows

New Publications

Drum Play-Along

Cover Band Hits
Volume 9
Book/Online Audio
00211599 - $16.99

Percussion Publications

Easy Improvisation
Keyboard Percussion
Book/Online Audio
00236555 - $9.99

Pop Favorites -
Easy Instrumental Play-Along
Keyboard Percussion
Book/Online Audio
00233296 - $9.99

Drum Instruction

A Manual for the Modern Drummer -
2nd Edition
50449560 - $14.99

Artist Spotlight

Buddy Rich Centennial

The original "Traps the Wonder Boy," Buddy Rich, would have turned 100 on September 30th. There will be a public spotlight on his career in the coming weeks. Be prepared to provide products about Buddy and honor his legacy!

Instruction Books
Buddy Rich's Modern Interpretation of Snare Drum Rudiments
14005290 - Book/Only - $19.99
14005289 - Book/2-DVD Pack - $34.95
Buddy Rich's Rudiments Around the Kit
14005287 - Book/DVD Pack - $34.95 

Play-Along Book
Buddy Rich - Drum Play-Along, Vol. 35
00124640 - Book/Online Audio - $19.99
Performance DVDs
Jazz Icons:
Buddy Rich, Live in '78

00320618 - $19.95
Buddy Rich - At the Top
00320338 - $14.99
A Salute to Buddy Rich
Phil Collins, Dennis Chambers & Steve Smith

00320424 - $14.99

Special Offers

Summer Stocking Sale

Click here for a flier on the Gretsch and Percussion Plus Summer Stocking Sale on the complete drum sets listed at the top of this email.

To celebrate the new availability of Vater Percussion drum sticks from Hal Leonard, we are offering two great deals. Ask your sales rep for more details or to take advantage of both of these special offers!

Vater Percussion

Buy 3, Get 1 Free!
Whether you buy 3 pair of 3 bricks (12 pair), you'll get your 4th pair or brick for FREE of the following top-selling drum sticks:
00242937 - Los Angeles 5A Wood Drum Sticks - $15.99
00242949 - Manhattan 7A Wood Drum Sticks - $15.99
00242955 - Fusion Wood Drum Sticks - $15.99
00242945 - 5B Wood Drum Sticks - $15.99

Free Freight!
Please any order totaling $500 or more of Vater Percussion sticks and receive free freight on your order.

Looking for even more drum/percussion books, instruments and accessories?
Hal Leonard distributes products from the following companies:

Berklee Press
CB Percussion
Centerstream Publications
Cherry Lane Music

Hudson Music
KAT Percussion
Meredith Music
Modern Drummer
Music Sales America 
Musicians Institute Press 
Percussion Plus
Rebeats Publications
Samson Audio
Vater Percussion
Waltons Irish Music
XLN Audio
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