Green Beats 2008 by The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps. By Cavaliers Percussion Staff. Marching Percussion. For Snare drum, Tenor drum, Bass drum, Pit. Marching Percussion. An inside look at the Cavaliers percussion program - 2008 edition. Marching Band. Easy to Advanced. Book. 68 pages. Published by Tapspace Publications (TA.TSPB-09).
The Cavaliers, affectionately known as the "Green Machine," have been dishing out some of drum corps' finest percussion programs for decades. This book contains some of the technical exercises and musical excerpts that make the gears turn for one of the world's top marching percussion programs. "Green Beats 2008" is the latest edition compiled by the Cavaliers percussion staff which includes a full collection of technical exercises and musical excerpts for all battery sections (snares, tenors, bass) as well as the front ensemble. Exercises are written in score form and contain written guidelines from Cavaliers staff members on how to approach the musical concepts involved. Technical guidelines pertaining to grip, stroke, playing positions, etc., include pictures and details to consider when learning the Cavaliers percussion approach.