Bill Bachman is an American percussionist and music educator. Bachman has worked with several drum corps including The Cadets, Blue Knights, Carolina Crown, and the Magic of Orlando, among others. He studied at Berklee College of Music and the University of North Texas.[1]

Bachman is an author of marching percussion literature and maintains a website called which specializes in developing rudimental percussion technique.[2] He is known for his Logic series which includes books on rudiments, marching bass drums, and marching tenor drums.[3][4][5]


  1. ^ Ciauro, David (September 2020). "Bill Bachman". Modern Drummer. Vol. 44, no. 9. pp. 28–29.
  2. ^ Haid, Mike (December 2015). "Bill Bachman's". Modern Drummer. Vol. 39, no. 12. p. 100.
  3. ^ Cook, Gary (2018). Teaching Percussion (3rd ed.). Cengage. p. 421. ISBN 978-1-337-6722-2-1. OCLC 1100674819.
  4. ^ Lambert, James W. (August 2001). "Rudimental Logic". The Instrumentalist. 56 (1): 72.
  5. ^ Morgan, Tom (October 2002). "Selected Reviews: Marching Percussion: Quad Logic by Bill Bachman". Percussive Notes. 40 (5): 94–95.