Charles Dowd – A Funky Thesaurus for the Rock Drummer

Oct 18 2017

Charles Dowd – A Funky Thesaurus for the Rock Drummer

Charles Dowd – A Funky Thesaurus for the Rock Drummer PDF. In this sequel to A Funky Primer, World renowned drummer Charles Dowd helps to add Afro-Cuban rhythms and Odd-Meter Rock beats to a drummers repertoire. Suitable for all percussionists, it introduces certain mechanics of these new styles, focuses on skill building and reinforces practical skills. Many genres of music are covered here; such as African, funk and jazz; all grounded in straight rock or Latin eighths. An invaluable guide for drummers who want to improve improvisation, reading, technique and stylistic taste. Keeping time is the most important function...

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Best of Incubus: Transcribed Scores

Oct 10 2017

Best of Incubus: Transcribed Scores

Best of Incubus Transcribed Scores PDF. Note-for-note transcriptions for every instrument and lyric on 8 great Incubus songs from Make Yourself and Morning View. This book contains authentic full band scores, arranged for guitars, vocals, bass and drums, essential for all those Incubus fans! Incubus is a refreshing innovator of today’s music, and this book is an essential to any guitarist, bassist, or drummer who loves the band. It features full transcriptions with tablature.  The songs are printed in “score” form, which lays out the different instrument parts nicely but uses many pages to print the entire song. Songs...

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Gavin Harrison – Rhythmic Illusions

Sep 16 2017

Gavin Harrison – Rhythmic Illusions

Gavin Harrison Rhythmic Illusions PDF. This material is aiming for musician who has already been playing a while, and maybe reads a bit too, but who is starting to get stuck in a creative rut. (Yes, it happens to all of us sooner or later). This book will help to ease you out of that rut, and maybe inspire you to explore some new rhythmic compositions by using these concepts and methods as a launch pad for your own creativity. ‘Rhythmic Illusions’ are about making small changes to a conventional pattern in order to persuade the listener that the...

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David Garibaldi – Future Sounds

Sep 03 2017

David Garibaldi – Future Sounds

David Garibaldi Future Sounds PDF. Future Sounds is a presentation of ideas for the drum set that is applicable to, and inspired by, contemporary music. The main objective of this work is to help the aspiring drummer in the lengthy process of becoming an individual with a unique, original drum-set vocabulary. One reason good players become great is that at some point in their development they began to focus on what they wanted to express musically instead of continuing to copy their favorite players. Ideally, through lots of playing, practicing, thinking things through, listening, exchanging ideas with others and...

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Peter Magadini – Polyrhythms: The Musician’s Guide

Aug 20 2017

Peter Magadini – Polyrhythms: The Musician’s Guide

Peter Magadini Polyrhythms PDF download. Peter Magadini’s Polyrhythms is acclaimed the world over and has been hailed by Modern Drummer magazine as “by far the best book on the subject.” Written for instrumentalists and vocalists alike, this book/CD pack contains excellent solos and exercises that feature polyrhythmic concepts. Topics covered include: 6 over 4, 5 over 4, 7 over 4, 3 over 4, 11 over 4, and other rhythmic ratios; combining various polyrhythms; polyrhythmic time signatures; and much more. The CD includes demos of the exercises. The author has the idea of polyrhythms right, and he explains it very...

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Omar Hakim – Let It Flow (Book+CD)

Aug 05 2017

Omar Hakim – Let It Flow (Book+CD)

Omar Hakim Let It Flow PDF. This challenging play along/transcription book is based on Omar’s video Let It Flow . Featured are play along charts, groove/solo/fill transcriptions, and interview material that will help you understand the flowing and exciting style of Omar Hakim. In addition to the soloing and song segments, Omar also shares his valuable insight into developing your touch and groove which will ultimately lead to developing your own style. This book will not only give you a close-up look at one of today’s hottest drummers, it will also provide you with some great ideas and concepts...

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Guerrilla Drum Making

Jul 27 2017

Guerrilla Drum Making

Guerrilla Drum Making download. Ever wonder why the process of crafting custom drums is so vague? We’ve all seen the brief overviews, hasty presentations, and the quick before to after photo shoots. But what really goes on behind the scenes and why haven’t they shown us the REAL science of creating these amazing stains and wrapped finishes? Probably because the procedure is a lot simpler than you think- sure it can be tedious, but they’re take on it is: If YOU knew how to do it… YOU would! That’s exactly what John Dutra has done with the release of...

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Mike Johnston – Linear Drumming

Jul 17 2017

Mike Johnston – Linear Drumming

Mike Johnston Linear Drumming PDF. Each page takes you through a step by step process to help you build speed and freedom around the kit. In this book, Mike takes the student through a bunch of linear patterns for the drums. The teaching technique is simple but good. The first line lists out the sticking pattern along with the note structure. There is a very dominant pattern running through the book, as well. Asking you to get comfortable with the pattern before moving on with it. This can sometimes be a trying process, with great rewards. Every pattern throughout...

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George Lawrence Stone – Stick Control

Jul 02 2017

George Lawrence Stone – Stick Control

George Lawrence Stone’s Stick Control is the original classic, often called the bible of drumming. In 1993, Modern Drummer magazine named it one of the top 25 drumming books of all-time. In the words of the author, this is the ideal book for improving “control, speed, flexibility, touch, rhythm, lightness, delicacy, power, endurance, preciseness of execution, and muscular coordination,” with extra attention given to the development of the weak hand. This indispensable book for drummers of all types includes hundreds of basic to advanced rhythms and moves through categories of single-beat combinations, triplets, short roll combinations, flam beats, flam...

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Rebeca Mauleon – Salsa Guidebook: For Piano and Ensemble

Jun 05 2017

Rebeca Mauleon – Salsa Guidebook: For Piano and Ensemble

Rebeca Mauleon Salsa Guidebook For Piano and Ensemble PDF. The only complete method book on salsa ever published! 260 pages, filled with musical examples for piano, bass, drum set and salsa percussion instruments. For beginning to advanced players. Also included are excerpts of musical scores showing how each instrument fits into each variation of salsa, an historical synopsis, numerous photos of salsa artists and an extensive discography of Afro-Caribbean music. A complete method book on how all the various styles of Afro-Cuban music are played, plus sample charts showing what each instrument is responsible for, a complete history of...

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