I am the author of World Music (coming spring 2024), Drumline GoldWorking Toward Excellence, Marching Bands and Drumlines, and co-author of The Art of Vibraphone Playing.

I’m also a professor, speaker, and musician and am fascinated with leadership, excellence, culture, and high performance. 

I hope you find the content here valuable, encouraging, and inspiring!



The Art of Vibraphone Playing

An Essential Method for Study and Performance


by Paul Buyer and Josh Gottry

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