The Modern Drummer Magazine – 25-Year Digital Archive

Dec 04 2016

The Modern Drummer Magazine – 25-Year Digital Archive

Modern Drummer readers are famous for saving every back issue of their favorite magazine. And who can blame them? MD has covered every major drummer in history – and we’ve done it first, in greater detail, and with more insight than any other publication in history. When MD introduced the first Digital Archive several years ago, PC users all over the world flocked to take advantage of lightning-fast access to every single page MD published in its first 25 years. That’s 265 issues containing over 35,000 pages of peerless drumming journalism, news, advice, photography, printed music, reviews…. Basically, if...

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Dave Weckl – Contemporary Drummer + One

Nov 28 2016

Dave Weckl – Contemporary Drummer + One

With two CDs of demonstration and playalong tracks, authentic studio drum charts and a comprehensive book of analysis and commentary, this pack will help you find out just how Dave accompanies artists as diverse as Chick Corea, Michael Brecker, Steve Lukather and John Patitucci. If you want to learn how to play in odd times especially 7 The Island Magic tune and description is like nothing else on the planet to understand various ways to count and feel 7/8. There is so much effort in this product it is amazing. The real key is Dave’s thought process written in...

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Gary Chester – The New Breed 2

Oct 27 2016

Gary Chester – The New Breed 2

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 taught well known drummers such as Dave...

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Horacio Hernandez – Conversations in Clave (Book + CD)

Oct 26 2016

Horacio Hernandez – Conversations in Clave (Book + CD)

Conversations In Clave 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 within the music By...

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Drum Play-Along Volume 24 – Pink Floyd

Sep 13 2016

Drum Play-Along Volume 24 – Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd: Dark Side Of The Moon – Drum Play-Along Volume 24. Play your favorite songs quickly and easily with the Drum Play-Along Series . Just follow the drum notation, listen to the CD to hear how the drums should sound, then play along using the separate backing tracks. The lyrics are also included for quick reference. The audio CD is playable on any CD player, and also enhanced so Mac & PC users can adjust the recording to any tempo without changing the pitch! Songs include: Any Colour You Like Brain Damage Breathe Eclipse Money Time Us And...

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Ari Hoenig – Systems, Book 1

Aug 26 2016

Ari Hoenig – Systems, Book 1

Ari Hoenig – Systems, Book 1: 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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Terry Burrows – How To Read Music

Aug 15 2016

Terry Burrows – How To Read Music

How To Read Music is a self-contained audio-visual tutor. In ten lessons, you will learn the basics of sight reading as well as the general principles of music theory. New ideas of increasing complexity are systematically introduced as you proceed through the course. These are reinforced by frequent reading and listening exercises. When you complete the course you’ll find that you have enough knowledge to understand even the most demanding pieces of music. This book is an ideal primer for musicians of every level, from the complete novice to the expert player who never learned music theory, or who...

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Andy Doerschuk – Drum Hardware: Set-Up and Maintenance

Aug 12 2016

Andy Doerschuk – Drum Hardware: Set-Up and Maintenance

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 our site   Register or Login to view...

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Rod Morgenstein – Drum Set Warm-Ups

Aug 02 2016

Rod Morgenstein – Drum Set Warm-Ups

Drum Set Warm-Ups: Essential Exercises for Improving Technique. Step away from the practice pad! Legendary drummer Rod Morgenstein reveals his innovative warm-up method designed to limber up your entire body. Features exercises to develop and improve your speed, power, control, coordination, independence, accuracy, endurance and agility. With this book, you’ll gain a greater facility and command of the drum set, along with an increased feeling of confidence. “The definitive text for improving technical facility on the drum set.” If you’re serious about playing the drum set well, then you NEED this book. It does for the set-playing drummer what...

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Vic Firth – Snare Drum Method: Book 2 Intermediate

Jul 29 2016

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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