BEATBOX: World Music Drumming 101 Book & Online Resources

Item No: 7579


by Will Schmid.

Travel the world using cultural instruments: Bodhran and spoons with a fiddle tune; bamboo stamping tubes in Bamboo Tamboo; a talking drum from Africa; mbira, congas, and others with Orff instruments, in a variety of rhythmic styles and combinations with folk and original songs. Step-by-step learning and cross-curricular connections, too.

This book includes a unique code that provides access to audio tracks online, for download or streaming. The tracks include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right. PDFs of songsheets and instrument parts are also available for projection or print. For grades 2-5.

Paperback with Audio Access Online

Additional Info


  • Bamboo Tamboo Time
  • BeatBox
  • Boom Boom Share-a-Drum
  • Good News! Summer Is Comin
  • Highlife Christmas
  • Knock On Wood
  • The Little Beggarman
  • Long John (With StomPaTap)
  • Map Rap
  • Mbira: All Thumbs
  • Merry Meringue (Christmas Is Here)
  • Take Four
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