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The Shell Collector (Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Pre-order for this original soundtrack available at : : a m u l e t : : r e c o r d s : : Official release - February 22, 2016. The Shell Collector...

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Save 25% on Rhythm Sound and Magic Camp

Register now and get 25% off tuition for Rhythm Sound and Magic, a percussion camp co-hosted with my good friend and master percussionist Cyro Baptista.

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We have so much planned for you over these five days – special guests, master classes, composition, rhythmic games, and more!  We’ll be at the Full Moon Resort in upstate New York’s Catskill Mountains surrounded by nature – the perfect place to reflect, learn, and groove.

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For more information visit our camp website: http://www.rhythmsoundandmagic.com/



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     Wandering by Billy Martin  Limited edition hardcover

Culled from over 60 articles and 30+ years of performing, Wandering dives into my processes, concepts, successes, and failures – as a teacher, as a musician, as a human being. My vision is not only to reach other musicians, but to anyone who tries to approach the world with wonder, curiosity, and care.

This book is a roadmap I’d like to share, in hopes that it will lead you into illuminating corners of yourself that you might not have found on your own.

Wandering Music, the companion record, includes new original music written for strings, percussion, brass, electronics and more. The ‘graphic score series’ use images from many of the improvised drawings and illustrations found within the Wandering book. Solo interpretations of these pieces by music masters Cyro Baptista, Nels Cline, Anthony Coleman, David Fiuczynski, Bill Frisell, Annie Gosfield, Billy Martin, Rakalam Bob Moses, and Marcus Rojas.

book with digital download / companion record $55

Limited Availability


Private Music Lessons

Are you looking for an unconventional approach to drumming and music?

For the time being I am available for private lessons – preferably in person, but Skype lessons can be arranged.

If you are interested and have a strong desire to learn and improve please email riddim(at)billymartin(dot)net

Intermediate and advanced level students only please.