Middle School Percussion Groove was written for the young percussion ensemble perfect for a good Middle School group or beginning High School ensemble. It was premiered by in the Spring of 2018 by the Tennessee State University Percussion Techniques Class. The work has been performed throughout the U.S. by excellent Middle School groups to include the DMV Percussion Academy. The work is best performed at a moderate or slower tempo. The length of the composition is 50-120 seconds depending on the tempo taken. Grade level: 1-2 due to quarter note triplets and sixteenth note rhythms.