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A new innovation for better rehearsal strategies has arrived in the form of the Marching Practice Instrument Bass Edition from Randall May International!


"PRACTICE TO PERFORM" takes on a whole new meaning as you can literally practice almost every aspect of a modern marching percussion performance by utilizing the MPI Bass in both individual and full ensemble settings. The Marching Practice Instrument (MPI for short), was developed by Randall May International in cooperation with various leaders of the top drum corps, pipe bands, and marching bands to meet the need for efficiency in practicing in a variety of settings.


  • Holds specified drum pad securely, with no unwanted movement
  • Provides the ability to practice marching movement while using a drum pad
  • Allows students to focus on playing zone accuracy while practicing visual responsibilities
  • Provides angle adjustment(s) to match various sized drums playing position
  • Tuneable mesh-practice head for enhanced mallet response (Special Edition Only)
  • Reduce body fatigue while practicing
  • Rehearse longer and more efficiently, at any time
  • Fit's All Randall May ABS® & Aluminum Tubular Carriers®
  • Mounts to Randall May Stadium Hardware®



1-Year Warranty on product and parts. See warranty section for more details.


(Please note, contact us for official current shipping times due to production and COVID-19 restrictions)


*Sold as a single MPI unit. For group or bulk orders, please contact us directly at

***May Special Edition INCLUDES tuneable practice pad, articulating arm & mesh heads

May Bass Drum MPI System

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