Mark Levine – The Jazz Theory Book

Dec 13 2017

Mark Levine – The Jazz Theory Book

Mark Levine The Jazz Theory Book PDF. Endorsed by Jamey Aebersold, James Moody, Dave Liebman, and others, The Jazz Theory Book presents all the information any student of jazz needs in an easy-to-understand, yet thorough, manner. For intermediate to advanced players, and written by one of the acknowledged masters of jazz, it is used by universities around the world. Over 500 pages of text and over 750 musical examples. Written in the language of the working jazz musician, this book is easy to read and user-friendly. At the same time, it is the most comprehensive study of jazz harmony...

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Ron Spagnardi – Paradiddle Power

Nov 30 2017

Ron Spagnardi – Paradiddle Power

Ron Spagnardi Paradiddle Power PDF. Increasing Your Technique on the Drumset with Paradiddles. Written by the founder, publisher & editor of Modern Drummer magazine, Paradiddle Power is a unique study of the many applications of single, double, and triple paradiddles around the drumset, designed to increase players’ speed, creativity, and fluency. I had been practicing paradiddles on the snare drum and the practice pad but was having trouble getting anything creative or inspiring out of it when trying to actually apply it to different drums, more musically. This book helped me make that leap! As he states in the...

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Alan Dworsky – Secrets of the Hand: Soloing Strategies for Hand Drummers

Nov 12 2017

Alan Dworsky – Secrets of the Hand: Soloing Strategies for Hand Drummers

Alan Dworsky Secrets of the Hand: Soloing Strategies for Hand Drummers PDF. This book is for advanced hand drummers who want to play complex solos using simple sequences of hand strokes. Whether you play Djembe, conga, or ashiko, the practical hand-pattern strategies explained here will help you get the most out of your hands with the least amount of effort. And whether you want to solo in a traditional African or Afro-Cuban ensemble, in a drum circle, in a band, or in your living room along with your favorite CDs, Secrets of the Hand will help you take your...

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Pete Sweeney – 30-Day Drum Workout

Nov 01 2017

Pete Sweeney – 30-Day Drum Workout

Pete Sweeney 30-Day Drum Workout PDF. An Exercise Plan for Drummers. Packed with two complete 30-day exercise routines, this collection of warm-ups, sticking exercises, polyrhythms and other skill-builders increases coordination, stamina, finesse and sense of time without the tedium of doing the same old routine every day. Sets a good foundation for your playing drums. Prepare to increase your independence with this workout.   Format: PDF, 65 pages   Download Pete Sweeney – 30-Day Drum Workout free and other lessons from our site   Register or Login to view hidden...

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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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