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Rocky Maffit

Born: 1952 in Indianapolis, Indiana
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Maffit lives in Champaign, Illinois.

Biography: Maffit has had a long and varied life in music. He is as a percussionist, composer, singer, songwriter, author, performer, humorist and educator. He has studied with master drummers all over the world and has songwriting has earned him gold and platinum records. Rocky is currently at work on his second book, a memoir.

  • Chicago Book Award 1999

Rocky Maffit on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Rhythm & beauty :
ISBN: 0823079775 OCLC: 62586841

Billboard Books, New York : 2005.

Rhythm & beauty :
ISBN: 082308406X OCLC: 41636834

Watson-Guptill Publications, New York : 1999.

Presents a sample of percussion instruments from around the world; and the accompanying compact disk was produced as a companion CD for the book 'Rhythm & Beauty: The Art of Percussion' which contains songs featuring sounds of the instruments discussed in the book.