Bobby Rock – The Encyclopedia of Groove

Jan 14 2020

Bobby Rock – The Encyclopedia of Groove

Bobby Rock The Encyclopedia of Groove PDF. Groovin’ – a fancy way of saying keeping time, is the drummer’s primary function. No matter how, where or what you play, groovin’ should be of the utmost importance to you. Bobby Rock “trims away the fat” and shows you practical examples of components, fills, riffs and more. Audio: complete performance and as accompaniment. An excellent transitional book to bridge the gap between the beginner and the intermediate students vocabulary of 8th and 16th note beat patterns. The 2 & 4 beat fill exercises as well as opening hihat exercises along with...

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Andy Doerschuk – Drum Hardware: Set-Up and Maintenance

Jan 05 2020

Andy Doerschuk – Drum Hardware: Set-Up and Maintenance

Andy Doerschuk Drum Hardware Set-Up and Maintenance PDF. Choosing the best hardware components for your playing style can sometimes be a mysterious process. Drum Hardware is the first book dedicated to helping you make the right choice when you purchase, set up and maintain this critical part of your drumset. Written by Andy Doerschuk, editor of DRUM! magazine and veteran session player, Drum Hardware offers insightful tips from pros and practical advice for drummers at all levels of ability and application. Format: PDF, 70 pages Download Andy Doerschuk – Drum Hardware: Set-Up and Maintenance free and other lessons from...

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Dave Tough – Advanced Paradiddle Exercises

Dec 30 2019

Dave Tough – Advanced Paradiddle Exercises

Dave Tough’s Advanced Paradiddle Exercises PDF. If you know your jazz history and remember the Austin High Gang, who are credited with playing a big role in the formulation of the the Chicago style of jazz, Dave Tough was one of them. The book is nothing but different combinations of single, double and triple paradiddles.  But you never realized how many different ways you could play these damn things until you spend some time with this book.  Tough, himself, says of the book in the foreword: “I have designed this book for the advanced student who has a knowledge...

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Vic Firth – Snare Drum Method: Book 2 Intermediate

Dec 01 2019

Vic Firth – Snare Drum Method: Book 2 Intermediate

Book 2 is a continuation of the Elementary Snare Drum Method, Book 1. This book continues with 6/8, 2/4, 4/4, and 3/4 meter as well as introducing C, 2/2, 3/8, 9/8, 12/8, and 3/2 meter. It deals extensively with grace notes, known in percussion language as fams, drags, and ruffs. Book 2 develops the open roll, triplets, and syncopation. Also included are The 26 Rudiments of Drumming plus a section on bass drum and cymbal playing. There are two duets in the book to be played by the instructor and student together. These duets offer the student the opportunity...

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Charles Wilcoxon – Wrist and Finger Stroke Control

Nov 25 2019

Charles Wilcoxon – Wrist and Finger Stroke Control

Charles Wilcoxon Wrist and Finger Stroke Control PDF. For the advanced drummer. This book is written for the purpose of assisting the modern drummer in developing and achieving a higher degree of stick technique through the coordinated control of the forearms, wrist, and finally, the fingers. Each exercise is an individual four-bar study in “swing”. The rhythmic continuity is so arranged that each phrase is a progressive step forward in achieving this goal, or, any chose combinations may be grouped into innumerable drum or tom-tom solos. Format: DJVU, 28 pages   Download Charles Wilcoxon – Wrist and Finger Stroke...

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Walter Grassmann – Vienna Big Band Machine Minus Drums

Nov 23 2019

Walter Grassmann – Vienna Big Band Machine Minus Drums

Walter Grassmann Vienna Big Band Machine Minus Drums PDF. This unique publication for drummers includes: A CD with 14 play-along tracks (without drums): Funk-Shuffle, Funk-Rock, Latin-Funk, Straight Funk, Hip-Hop Shuffle, Ballad, Rap, a.o. A folder containing the original, hand-written drum parts (as used at the recording sessions) Computer typeset drum parts, including additional notated drum fills. Recommended for drummers from beginner to advanced. The drum charts are what you would expect with good example fills and the tracks are good quality recordings. The tracks are fun to play and allow expression and interpretation. Format: PDF + Audio tracks (Mp3)....

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Ari Hoenig – Systems, Book 1

Nov 16 2019

Ari Hoenig – Systems, Book 1

Ari Hoenig Systems Book 1 PDF. Drumming Technique and Melodic Jazz Independence. Can you say four-way coordination? This book will vastly improve students’ creative melodic independence and help them broaden the musical possibilities of improvisation through theme and variation. This is an in-depth look into jazz comping, using melodies that stress the second triplet note. Each “system” is designed to help drummers prepare for the world of highly rhythmic band improvisation. This intermediate- to advanced-level book includes hand warm-ups, flam warm-ups, swing prerequisites, triplet displacements, and much more. It’s kind of a cross between New Breed and the Chapin...

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Gary Chester – The New Breed

Nov 06 2019

Gary Chester – The New Breed

Gary Chester The New Breed PDF. Systems for the Development of Your Own Creativity. Gary Chester was one of the busiest studio drummers of the ’60s and ’70s and played on hundreds of hit records. His systems have been used and endorsed by drummers such as Kenny Aronoff, Danny Gottlieb, and Dave Weckl. This is not just another drum book, but rather a system that will help you develop the skills needed to master today’s studio requirements. By working with this book, you’ll improve your reading, concentration, coordination, right and left-hand lead, and awareness of the click. Regardless of...

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Craig Lauritsen – Progressive Drum Method

Oct 23 2019

Craig Lauritsen – Progressive Drum Method

Craig Lauritsen Progressive Drum Method PDF. For Beginner to Advanced A comprehensive guide to playing the drums featuring all the important Beats, Rhythms, Fills, Rudiments, Techniques and Concepts required by todays versatile performing drummer, Covers a broad range of styles including: Rock, Heavy metal, Funk, Reggae, Jazz, Rap, Go-Go/Hip-Hop, Shuffle/Blues, Odd Time and includes Solos in various styles. Traditionally drummers have begun on the snare drum and then moved to the drum set once the hands were more developed. These days most kids want to start right on the set, the downside being that often the hands just don’t...

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Charles Dowd – A Funky Primer For The Rock Drummer

Oct 18 2019

Charles Dowd – A Funky Primer For The Rock Drummer

Charles Dowd A Funky Primer For The Rock Drummer PDF. This best-selling, progressive encyclopedia of rock/funk patterns for all tempos utilizes a new contemporary teaching style for independence, rudiments, styles and more.The Title says it all! This book by Charles Dowd takes you through all the stages to become a great, funky Rock Drummer. Includes Drum notation for hundreds of exercises and drum patterns along with guidance, performance notes and general style tips from one of the world’s greatest drummers. Suitable for self-taught beginners or drum students and anyone who wants to hone their rock drumming techniques. This book...

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