Aquiles Priester – Inside my Psychobook

Jul 16 2014

Aquiles Priester – Inside my Psychobook

Double bass drum technique has transcended the realm of heavy metal drumming and is now a mainstay in drum set music at-large. Famed Brazilian drummer Aquiles Priester haws compiled 100 different exercises and patterns to both strengthen fundamentals in double bass drum technique and expand the creativity of drummers who employ double bass drum technique. Includes audio of each example. If you are into Double Bass Drumming and wish to enhance your Footwork with Greater Power, Technique & Control, then this is the book for you. Without any messing around, and after only a few page Foreword, this book...

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Gavin Harrison – Rhythmic Illusions

Jul 14 2014

Gavin Harrison – Rhythmic Illusions

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 tempo, and or time signature...

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Franco Rossi – Metodo Per Batteria

Jun 27 2014

Franco Rossi – Metodo Per Batteria

Over the last fifteen years, the developments of modern jazz, fusion and funk, have given a starring role on drums, emancipation from the simple function of rhythmic support that had often played in the rock music of the past decades. Why many drummers have had to update their technical and their theoretical background, while capitalizing on the valuable experience gained over the years, “roaring” of rock music. With the publication of this method for drums, we wanted to provide aspiring professionals of this instrument a progressive curriculum, starting with the basics, and through studies and exercises, came up with...

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Daniel Genton – Les Tumbaos De La Salsa

May 22 2014

Daniel Genton – Les Tumbaos De La Salsa

This book / CD set is considered a cult work by some people while totally disregarded by others. In spite of its title, Les tumbaos de la Salsa (to be understood as “rhythm patterns of Salsa”) is not really dedicated to these famous Cuban rhythms. Its weaknesses: a poor proofreading, some wavering on historically and technical points… The book appears too ambitious, with too many aspects covered, and it somehow misses its objective, which is, obviously, to become a reference work. Its qualities: both accompanying CDs boast a high-quality content, plenty of very good learning-tracks to play along (Rumba,...

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Joe Franco – Double Bass Drumming

May 13 2014

Joe Franco – Double Bass Drumming

Joe Franco presents an organized discussion of this powerful and consistent sound in a method he calls “The Single Stroke System.” Focusing on beats, fills, and soloing over the double bass roll, this book provides practical applications that will guide a single bass player into the world of playing two bass drums. A great book for beginner to advanced drummers. Layed out great, easy to read, and a book you will keep and use off and on for as long as you play the drums. Also a great teaching tool. There’s so much to learn in this book, it’s...

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David Garibaldi – Future Sounds

May 02 2014

David Garibaldi – Future Sounds

“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 experimentation, the player will have...

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Cristiano Micalizzi – Enciclopedia Dei Ritmi Per Batteria E Basso

Apr 14 2014

Cristiano Micalizzi – Enciclopedia Dei Ritmi Per Batteria E Basso

Enciclopedia Dei Ritmi Per Batteria E Basso this is a tutorial from Cristiano Micalizzi, comprising a plurality of bass and percussion rhythms of most popular music styles. The language of the book is Italian.The disc includes the e-book with detailed sheet music and chord symbols (PDF-format), as well as the sound of showing the disassembled in the book examples (format mp3). The bass and drums are separated on different channels so if you are turning off the left channel, you can play the drums, and turning off the right channel – you can play the bass. At the end...

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Chuck Kerrigan – Rap Beats On The Drum Set

Apr 02 2014

Chuck Kerrigan – Rap Beats On The Drum Set

Rap music has become a valid and exciting part of today’s music. Underlying the “Rap” of the front person, is the drum pattern-A most important and integral part of the music. An understanding and mastery of these rap rhythms should be a part of every sincere drummer’s repertoire. Chuck Kerrigan has been playing drums since the age of 14. He has played Rock, Funk, Jazz-Rock, Jazz, Country-Rock, Big Band and with pop groups for over 20 years. He attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he studied with Alan Dawson, he also studied with Armand Santarelli, Philadelphia’s top...

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

Mar 21 2014

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

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 playing to the next level. The book is organized into two main...

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Mike Johnston – Linear Drumming

Feb 11 2014

Mike Johnston – Linear Drumming

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 the book has asked you...

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