This is an exercise inspired by my studies with Oscar Stover. The idea behind the exercise is to simply and systematically work through each of the PAS 40 Standard Rudiments without stopping.
The Rudimental Warm-Up is notated with the right hand above the line and left hand below the line, so sticking is always indicated. Each of the repeat signs in the exercise can be traditionally observed (play each section twice), ignored (playing the exercise without repeats), or observed selectively to repeat rudiments that are less comfortable for a greater duration.
A suggested tempo range is provided, but the exercise may be played at a slower tempo if needed or at a faster tempo if able.
Jesse Schattin has been an active member of the Arizona percussion and education community for almost 14 years. He is active as an adjudicator and clinician and has performed with the Salt River Brass, Tempe Symphonic Winds, BOOM! Entertainment, and the Chandler-Gilbert Community College Percussion Ensemble.