I bought a Stagg xylophone in 2021 with the goal of learning to play the thing at a level of community orchestra.
My drumkit playing has improved since last time I played in a concert band. But, living in Toronto, expectations are much higher. So, I'm practicing.
I've discovered that mallet percussion is a whole new world. Besides the mechanics of the instrument, I've had to relearn how to improvise. You be the judge. This is the progress after 3 weeks of jazz practice. Click on the photo.
What I'm up to behind the scenes.