Joe Morello – Master Studies

Oct 07 2015

Joe Morello – Master Studies

The idea is that you use Master Studies as a workbook to to get your hands and the sticks working as one. Coming from such a great player, you’d expect this book to really test you and make you improve. Let’s see if it does… Master Studies has been layed out with 7 sections – Accent studies, Buzz roll studies, Stroke combination studies, Control studies, Fill-in studies, Ostinato studies, and Flam studies. Once you’ve gotten through that, there is the Buzz roll studies section that again uses 8th notes and triplets with buzz strokes on different beats combined with...

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Vic Firth – Snare Drum Method: Book 1 Elementary

Sep 29 2015

Vic Firth – Snare Drum Method: Book 1 Elementary

This book has been conceived and written with the following goal in mind: to develop a “musical” snare drummer in the classical and traditional sense of the word. Included in this book is an explanation of the basic stroke and playing position. Examples of simple reading begin in 4/4 time and progress through 2/4,6/8 and 3/4. Also discussed are flams, syncopation, the 5,9,13 and 17 stroke rolls as well as the long roll. Format: PDF, 33 pages Download Vic Firth – Snare Drum Method: Book 1 Elementary free and other lessons from our site   Register or Login to...

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Jack DeJohnette, Charlie Perry – The Art Of Modern Jazz Drumming

Sep 19 2015

Jack DeJohnette, Charlie Perry – The Art Of Modern Jazz Drumming

This book deals with the principles, techniques, rhythms, and concepts of progressive jazz. Topics include improvisation, interaction of parts, meter-within-meter phrasing, cymbal rhythms, triplet performance patterns, independent performance patterns, and much more. Contents: Elements of contemporary jazz drumming Progressive jazz drumming: Overview – Updated Swing Bebop Cool Era About Improvisation: Principles Of Drums-Band Interaction & Improvisation Cymbal Rhythms – Cymbal Line Interpretation Interaction of parts Meter Within Meter – Basic Rhythms Practice Routines Song Form And The Jazz Drummer Rhythm Section Graph Universal Rhythm: Clave Phrasing: Think Like A Horn Experiment With Muscular Tension Body Motion Performance Patterns Format:...

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John Wooton – The Drummer’s Rudimental Reference Book

Sep 09 2015

John Wooton – The Drummer’s Rudimental Reference Book

This book is packed full of lessons and exercises. Neatly organized into 41 different sections, this book covers rudiments, one-handed exercises, stick control, timing, relaxation, odd-groupings, back sticking, & tenor drumming. Exercises used by the Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps, PAS National Champion Marching Percussion Ensembles The University of North Texas and The University of Louisiana at Lafayette. A must for the private instructor and band director. Format: PDF. Download John Wooton – The Drummer’s Rudimental Reference Book free and other lessons from our site   Register or Login to view hidden...

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Enrique Llacer Regoli – La Bateria: Tecnica Independencia Y Ritmo

Aug 10 2015

Enrique Llacer Regoli – La Bateria: Tecnica Independencia Y Ritmo

It is an excellent resource to learn what makes for a unique sound as well as help you develop your own. The book aimed on drummers from beginner to advanced level, so all drummers should have this book in own collection. Enrique Llacer “Regoli” is a famous Spanish Drummer. In this book you’ll find such techniques as: Guaracha Bolero Calipso Merengue Pachanga Merecumbe Tumbadora Bongos Samba Bossa Nova Format: PDF, 120 pages Download Enrique Llacer Regoli – La Bateria: Tecnica Independencia Y Ritmo free and other lessons from our site   Register or Login to view hidden...

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Elliot Fine and Marvin Dahlgren – Accent On Accents

Jul 30 2015

Elliot Fine and Marvin Dahlgren – Accent On Accents

This book developed by two masters Elliot Fine and Marvin Dahlgren. All drummers will find something new. The book pointed on drummers from beginner to advanced level, so all drummers should have this book in own collection. A lot of exercises, examples and techniques covered. This is the definitive book for building accent skills. Coupled with book 2, you will have all the accent skills you will ever need. Another great use for this book is for bongo accents. A great piece of work that will never go out of style. Topics covered: Right Hand Exercises Adding The Feet...

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Kevin Tuck – Drum Tutorials

Jun 29 2015

Kevin Tuck – Drum Tutorials

Reading is always a problem for drummers of all ages, however it is not a problem if the basic issues are addressed right from the beginning. This set of 20 “Reading Practice” sheets is designed to help students learn the basics of reading music, with very little to confuse them, so they can concentrate on reading and counting the note types accurately. In this package have also supplied the snare drum solos and reading expansion sheets which deal with dynamics, accents and other time signatures. Features: Reading Practice Snare Drum Solos Straight 8th Rock Pattern sheets Shuffle/triplet based pattern...

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Dino Fauci – Metallica’s Lars Ulrich

Jun 04 2015

Dino Fauci – Metallica’s Lars Ulrich

An up-close look at heavy metal’s leading drummer, using actual transcribed examples of Metallica hits. Dino Fauci has been playing drums for 16 years, and has studied privately with David Garibaldi, Greg Bissonette, and Peter Erskine, to name a few. He has also completed the percussion program at the Grove School of Music. Dino has appeared in the Star Jam video series featuring John Bonham, and the “Beginning Rock Drum Video”. He has transcribed two Winger albums and the video workbook for the Randy Castillo. This book features: The Drum Style Of Lars Ulrich Double Bass Drumming Feel Changes...

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John Riley – The Art of Bop Drumming

May 09 2015

John Riley – The Art of Bop Drumming

Well-known for his creative flexibility and musicianship, John Riley has worked with such jazz mainstays as Stan Getz, Dizzy Gillespie or Miles Davis. This method includes solos, patterns, tips, and exercises in time playing, comping, soloing, and brushes. Also included are Jazz essentials and charts. The CD included features exercise examples and play along tunes with Bob Mintzer (tenor saxophone), Phill Markowitz (piano), James Genus (bass), and John Riley (drums). The Art of Bop Drumming has been split into 7 main sections – time playing, comping, soloing, brushes, more jazz essentials, charts, and the appendix. Every section is packed...

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Rick Kvistad – Accent Studies And Etudes For Percussion

Mar 16 2015

Rick Kvistad – Accent Studies And Etudes For Percussion

Play all studies slowly enough to be comfortable and relaxed. Gradually increase the tempo, but stay relaxed. Use the metronomic markings on the etudes as a goal for that Etude and corresponding Study. Rick Kvistad has been the principal percussionist and Associate Principal Timpanist of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra since 1980. Before that he had the same title with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. He has performed on numerous recordings such as the Star Wars Trilogy by John Williams. Rick has had an interest in combining musical elements of classical, world music and jazz through his involvement with diverse...

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