The Low Down on Who we are
For the teachers
And the students
Few things are more exciting than finding a book that really helps you learn something deeply. Whether it’s learning how to play guitar, or how to handle your first classroom as a teacher, nothing beats finding the right tool to help you succeed.
We all know this tool, too — the one that enables the "aha!" moment—and instantly connects with you, leaving you feeling empowered.
We've been there
Searching for the right book can often feel like a herculean task
We created Low Down Publishing to develop books specifically for music teachers and self-guided learners—and eliminate the stressful process of finding the right resource. Our resources help to eliminate the question, "Will this resource work for me?"
We’re making changes in the music education publishing world because we’re 100% musician-run. Every editor, graphic designer, website builder, blog writer, and even tax-adviser involved is a musician. No joke. You will trust that everything we produce is done at the highest level, and created to fill a specific need.
Great teachers and students need great resources
Up to Date
Current musical trends and issues
Produced to specific learning outcomes
Broad coverage to reach students with diverse interests
Helpful to teachers with wide-ranging teaching experiences
We do everything we can to make you as musical as possible
Produce no-nonsense teaching and method books, written by the best music educators in the world.
Provide publishing services specific to music education.
Give you free resources via our blog.
We’re here for the authors. If you publish with us, you keep the copyright and intellectual property. We offer the most competitive royalty in the music publishing world. We develop an individualized marketing plan—which we follow through with you before, during, and after the launch. It’s simple—if you succeed, we succeed.
Low Down Publishing is a four person team, led by Danny Ziemann, with combined decades of music teaching experience and professional performing experience
John Mills - Senior Editor at LDP, and an experienced music teacher. John is acutely aware of emerging trends in music pedagogy.
Low Down Publishing partnership with NextCorps
A group of entrepreneurs, advisors, venture capitalists and staff committed to creating the next generation of world-changing Rochester technology companies.