Please feel free to watch these performances to hear examples of representative tone and technique on each instrument. If you find a really good link, please send it to us (Werner/Bullock) so one of us can add it to this page. This page is a massive undertaking and as always, will perpetually be under construction and new videos will be added as they are found. The performers listed are in no particular order. If you find a link that does not work, please be so kind to email the link to us so we can delete it and try to find a replacement.


Daan Wilms

Planet Damnation- Psathas

Lauferei- Niinimäki

Other Random Artists and Performances

Scherzo- Freer (performed by Leonardo Soto)

Raise the Roof for Timpani and Symphonic Band- Daugherty

Rhythmic for Solo Timpani and Hi-Hat-Amnatham (performed by Chaeyeong Lee)


Evelyn Glennie

Rhythmic Caprice- Stevens

Maple Leaf Rag- Joplin

A Little Prayer

Nancy Zeltsman

Poèmes pour mi (3 movements)- Messiaen

Marimba Suite #2- Levitan (Movement 1)

For Susana Kyle- Bernstein

Katarzyna Myzca

Toccata- Ignatowicz-Glinska

Nagoya Marimbas

Prelude No. 1- Séjourné

Pius Cheung

Verano Porteno- Piazzola

Etude in D Minor

Marimba Concerto (Chamber Reduction)

Eriko Daimo

Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum (from Children’s Corner)- Debussy

Kuusi (The Spruce)- Sibelius

Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana- Mascagni


Lionel Hampton

Flying Home

Hamp’s Boogie

Vibraphone Blues

Gary Burton

Eleanor Rigby

Armando’s Rhumba

Bag’s Groove

Milt Jackson

Take the A Train

Bag’s Groove

Round Midnight

Red Norvo

Jazz All Stars-Red Norvo Vibraphone Solo

I’ve Got You Under My Skin

There Will Never Be Another You

Bobby Hutcherson



Homage to Milt Jackson


Ian Finkel

Ian Finkel Xylophone Virtuoso 1

Hot Latin Suite

Ian Finkel Xylophone Virtuoso 5

Bob Becker

Keep Movin

Dotty Dimples



Buddy Rich

Drum Solo #1

Drum Solo #2


Gene Krupa

Sing Sing Sing

Boiler Room Drum Solo

Big Noise from Winnetka