UPDATE 9/4/14: Full performance video below!
Legerdemain may very well be the most challenging piece I’ve ever written. It is HARD, but man it’s fun too! The term legerdemain means ‘slight of hand’ and the piece requires just that. It’s scored for a percussion soloist who plays both drum set and vibraphone simultaneously, sounding like two people playing at once. Check out Phillip O’Banion, the consortium organizer, perform the piece:
Sheet music for Legerdemain is now available! The piece is part of a larger suite for multi-percussion solo entitled Crossed Wires. Be on the look out for the other movements soon.