John (Jack) S. Pratt, U.S. Army retired, is one of America's greatest rudimentalists and percussion composers. His published works have become standard rudimental curriculum for more than half a century. This DVD will reinvigorate your study of "traditional" ancient rudimental drumming and provide material for your practice, instruction, music library and drumming pleasure. It features: classic Pratt solos (The Sons of Liberty; The All-American Emblem; The Little Toy Drum), new Pratt solos (Interstatesmen A.B.C.; Swiss Crazy Army Variant 1), four original Pratt compositions in the "Spirit of 1776" rope tension snare and bass drum duets with Ben Hans, traditional drumming standards (The Downfall of Paris; The General; Hell on the Wabash; The Three Camps; The Connecticut Halftime), the 26 traditional American drumming rudiments, Swiss drum rudiments, drumming tips and stylistic comments, on-screen notation, and printable scores on disc. ©2009, DVD.