Riohcat Music

PO Box 764

Hendersonville, TN 37077-0764

Contemporary Mallet Method - An Approach to the Vibraphone and Marimba

 

This mallet method book has become the new standard for mallet percussion aducation.

It is geared for beginners through advanced players and covers:

Holding the mallets

Sticking

Dampening and Pedaling

Chord Voicings

Modes and Improvisational Skills

Several musical exercises and practice techniques

 

This book is available for $15.00 plus $2.00 shipping through Riohcat Music

 

Solo Vibraphone Collection

 

 

This book is a collection of 6 original concert quality compositions by award winning composer Marlene Tachoir and adapted for the Vibraphone by Jerry Tachoir.

This book is intended for intermediate through advanced players and demands a 4 mallet technique.

Tunes from this collection are being used as college recital pieces and offer a true musical performance with a challenge.

 

This book is available for $15.00 plus $2.00 shipping through Riohcat Music

 

 

Watch and listen to "Circle Blue" from A Solo Vibe Collection composed by Marlene Tachoir.

 

 

 

Design - for Vibraphone and Piano

 

This is a contemporary jazz piece composed by Marlene Tachoir and performed and recorded by Marlene and Jerry Tachoir on the Beyond Stereotype CD. Design is a very uplifting piece and is intended for intermediate to advanced players with a quality 4 mallet technique.

 

 

This composition is available for $10.00 plus $1.00 shipping through Riohcat Music

 

Watch and listen to the solo section of "Design"

Dialogue - for Vibraphone and Piano

 

This is a contemporary jazz piece composed by Marlene Tachoir and performed and recorded by Marlene and Jerry Tachoir on the "Beyond Stereotype CD". Dialogue is intended for intermediate to advanced players with a quality 4 mallet technique.

 

This composition is available for $10.00 plus $1.00 shipping through Riohcat Music

Sonatazz - for Marimba and Piano in 3 movements

 

This is the 3 movement piece performed by Jerry Tachoir at PASIC that is a contemporary classical composition with optional improvisation sections.

 

This composition is available for $12.00 plus $1.00 shipping through Riohcat Music

Dance of the DorMouse - for Vibraphone and Piano

 

A light, fun, uplifting Duo Composition by Marlene Tachoir

Has 2 separate Improvisation sections

Watch the video at https://youtu.be/1zL3M4K74wo

The video starts with an interview discussing the tune then the actual performance.

 

This composition is available for $10 plus $1.00 shipping through Riohcat Music

Audio recording with and without the vibes track is available for $5.00 More

 

 

 

Dance of the

Dormouse

 

For Vibraphone and Piano

 

Gibbiance

 

for

Percussion

Ensemble

6 players

 

Gibbiance - for Percussion Ensemble

6 players (Marimba can be doubled)

 

 

 

Vibraphone, Marimba, Bells, Snare drum, Timpani, Drum set, Chimes

Contemporary composition with funk section. Beginning in  5/4. Contains vibraphone improvisation section. Solo can be expanded to other instruments.

Medium to Difficult - depending on improvisation section

 

$40.00 Plus $4.00 shipping - Can be sent as digital pdf files.