I am the author of Working Toward Excellence, Marching Bands and Drumlines, and co-author of The Art of Vibraphone Playing (coming in 2017).

I’m also a professor, writer, speaker and musician and am fascinated with continuous improvement and mastery of craft.

Hopefully, you’ll find the content here valuable, encouraging, and inspiring!




New Book Coming Soon!


The Art of Vibraphone Playing

An Essential Method for Study & Performance


by Paul Buyer and Josh Gottry

Paul — I’m very impressed with your book. It’s far above the norm from what I typically see…”Working Toward Excellence” has captured my attention in a big way. It is filled with valuable and practical information. It will make a major difference in your life.


Pat Williams
Orlando Magic senior vice president, author of Extreme Winning

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