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For Immediate Release December 13, 2016
Percussion Quick-reference Book Now Available
Help Im Not a Drummer

New York, NY – Carl Fischer Music announces the release of Help! I'm NOT a Drummer!…but I have some in my ensemble (DRM143 – Score – $14.99) by Sean J. Kennedy.

Designed for the ensemble conductor who needs a quick-help guide to teach percussion, this book will provide all the tools necessary to effectively guide a young percussion section. The world of percussion instruments can be daunting, but this book offers a solid anchor point and a proper foundation in the basics. Whether learning from scratch or refreshing past instruction, detailed photographs and focused teaching methods will help any director clearly demonstrate proper technique to their students. Author Sean J. Kennedy has drawn from his extensive background as a percussionist, private instructor, and educator to create this comprehensive guide to help teachers teach and players play.

Help! I'm NOT a Drummer!…but I have some in my ensemble is available now through Carl Fischer Music, or your favorite music retailer.

Sean J. Kennedy is a multi-faceted musician, equally accomplished on the stage, in the recording studio, and in the classroom. He has released four critically acclaimed CDs: Road to Wailea, Outta’ Here, Hey! Where’s My Tux?! and Queen Anne’s Revenge (featuring Bob Mintzer and Liberty DeVitto). A sought-after composer, Sean has been commissioned on several occasions to create regional and state-level audition pieces, and has taught elementary through university-level music students throughout the United States. Jazz legend Dave Brubeck stated that Sean’s drumming, "…sounds like it should—it swings!"

Carl Fischer Music has been the leader in providing the highest quality educational music since 1872. Visit to order products or to find a retailer near you. For review copies of this publication, please contact Elizabeth Holub at (212) 777-0900, ext. 230 or send an e-mail to

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