John S Pratt – 14 Modern Contest Solo for Snare Drum

Apr 03 2020

John S Pratt – 14 Modern Contest Solo for Snare Drum

John S Pratt 14 Modern Contest Solo for Snare Drum. All 26 of the Standard American Drum Rudiments, their variations and a number of compound rudiments are used here to establish the countless possibilities which present themselves within the bounds of the drumming rudiments. The interesting library contains titles such as: Stomping Through the Bar Line; Gingersnap; Ruffing Up a Storm; No Left Flam 6/8. These snare drum solos are AWESOME! Challenging, MUSICAL (yes all caps), and FUN to play. Each solo contains many rudiments which are listed at the bottom of each piece. The phrasing used is great,...

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Gary Chester – The New Breed 2

Mar 29 2020

Gary Chester – The New Breed 2

Gary Chester The New Breed 2 PDF. This sequel to The New Breed is a more advanced book that teaches a method for learning total independence and creativity. It was started by Gary Chester and completed by his student Chris Adams after Gary’s death. Topics covered include: cross bonuses, wac-a-chuck bonuses, disco, funk, swing, 8th-note triplet bonuses, 16th-note triplet melodies, odd times, and much more. Includes a special tribute to Gary Chester. This book is definitely not for beginners or amateurs. It is an in depth study of independence by one of the great studio legends. Gary Chester has...

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Charley Wilcoxon – The All-American Drummer

Mar 02 2020

Charley Wilcoxon – The All-American Drummer

Charley Wilcoxon The All-American Drummer PDF. 150 rudimental solos. This is an excellent reading challenge for the intermediate drummer who can play their rudiments at 80 to 120 B.P.M. It teaches the drum set musician the possibilities for musical combinations that include the rudiments. All of the great players use these combinations to build their unique stylistic feels. Asking a student to faithfully and accurately play these etudes will garner the student a great deal of facility. Anything by Mr. Wilcoxon is a very good investment for a serious drummer. Short, potent solos that can be put together in...

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Colin Bailey – Bass Drum Control

Feb 15 2020

Colin Bailey – Bass Drum Control

Colin Bailey Bass Drum Control PDF. It’s more than just speed and endurance exercises for the bass drum, although that is part of it. There are also many exercises that alternate between the hands and feet. These help develop hand/foot separation and coordination. The enclosed CD with the latest edition actually explains the technique used and what recommended pedal set-up to use. The book illustrates the exercises with notation. The book doesn’t actually have written or photo explanations of the technique. Colin Bailey’s book recommended if you want to improve this area of drumming, either single pedal set-up or...

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Bob Burgett – Progressive Double Bass Drumming

Jan 27 2020

Bob Burgett – Progressive Double Bass Drumming

Bob Burgett Progressive Double Bass Drumming PDF. Playing two bass drums or using a double bass drum pedal can prove to be very challenging. With this book, you will practice foot control exercises, and increase your endurance, independence, and creativity. There are one-measure and two-measure beat patterns and fills, followed by six double bass drumming solo examples. Includes beats, fills and solos. Practice hundreds of variations to improve your double bass drumming technique.   Format: PDF, 80 pages   Download Bob Burgett – Progressive Double Bass Drumming free and other lessons from our site   Register or Login to...

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Horacio Hernandez – Conversations in Clave (Book + CD)

Jan 26 2020

Horacio Hernandez – Conversations in Clave (Book + CD)

Horacio Hernandez Conversations in Clave PDF. It is the ultimate technical study of four-way independence based on Afro-Cuban rhythms. This detailed and methodical approach will develop four-limb coordination and expand your rhythmic vocabulary. Understanding the clave and the relationship between eighth-note and triplet rhythms will help you master the multiple and complex rhythms of Afro-Cuban styles. This rhythmic style dates back before the drum set was invented, but today one drummer has the ability to cover the sounds and language of the entire Afro-Cuban percussion section. However, you must first develop the skills and master the freedom to move...

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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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