This manual is for making your own marimbas. Includes instruction for: Box-resonated diatonic marimba for 3 players; pipe-resonated diatonic marimba for 3 players; bass marimba for 2 players and mini-marimba for 1 player.
This is a book of illustrated instructions for making musical instruments for schools, parades and just for fun. About 50 instruments are described in detail, ranging from the very popular 'rubber glove bassoons' and easily constructed 'parade J-pipes' to the more technical 'bass multiboing' and 'dingbox'.
Marimba Music 2 includes many of the pieces Jon Madin has developed for use in schools in recent years. These pieces are designed to be easy to teach and to be sufficiently catchy and vibrant to keep kids interested.
This is a collection of songs and pieces of music for diatonic marimbas, xylophones and other instruments. These songs are suitable for children ages 5-10 (some can easily be adapted for older children too). The songs for the youngest children have actions and only a few notes to find.
Jon Madin's Marimba Music 1 is a collection of easy pieces for diatonic marimbas, xylophones and other instruments. Each piece has simple and more challenging parts. All pieces have been extensively classroom tested and are suitable for children aged 8 to adults.