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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Dante Agostini – Solfege Rythmique Cahier № 1

Feb 26 2015

Dante Agostini – Solfege Rythmique Cahier № 1

Another great book from maestro Dante Agostini. This book covers all the basics in a phased manner. It is not just drummers, but all musicians who wish to improve their own pace. Dante pioneer, innovator and creator of teaching rhythm! Don’t miss a chance to learn rhythm techniques from master. Tous simplement, l’ouvrage de référence quand on parle d’apprentissage du rythme et de la lecture de celui-ci! Cet ouvrage aborde tous les rudiments de manière progressive. Il ne s’adresse pas seulement aux batteurs, mais à tous les musiciens qui souhaitent perfectionner leur rythme. Bravo Dante! précurseur, innovateur et créateur...

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Buddy Rich – Modern Interpretation Of Snare Drum Rudiments

Feb 12 2015

Buddy Rich – Modern Interpretation Of Snare Drum Rudiments

The result of the combined efforts of the Rich-Adler partnership is a book with all the fundamental material needed for an instructive drum method. In addition to the elementary principles of music, there are eighty-three lessons of exercises and rudiments, twenty-one reading exercises, ten exercises employing rudiments, forty-six advanced rhythmic studies and a list of the most frequently used musical terms. All of the material has been carefully graded as to difficulty. Buddy Rich’s Modern Interpretation of Snare Drum Rudiments not only differs from all other drum books, in that it contains a systematic course for the beginner, but...

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Dante Agostini – Preparation For Sight-Reading

Jan 09 2015

Dante Agostini – Preparation For Sight-Reading

This instrument sight-reading book Is designed to familiarize the student with the rhythmic and Instrumental difficulties he will encounter In musical scores. These sight-reading studies will show the student how important It is to read music and have good technique (see the Dante Agostini 6 rudiments and 6 drum methods). Studies for drums, Vol. 1 is necessary to work with this book. It Indicates the “right hand”, “left hand” attacks, or the method of using the rudiments or scores on drums. Studies for drums, vol. 0-5 discuss techniques from beginners to professionals (see reference, cover page). Format: PDF, 50...

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Russ Miller – Drum Set Crash Course Tuning Edition

Dec 06 2014

Russ Miller – Drum Set Crash Course Tuning Edition

Russ Miller’s video tutorial contains a wealth of information, is encyclopedic in scope, and accessible in tone and pace. Miller gives step-by-step account of how to tune an entire kit, giving consideration to stylistic tuning, hardware, muffling, microphone placement, tuning to pitches, and relative tuning, among many other topics discussed. This is a vital tool for beginner students to learn from one of the best contemporary drummers around, as well as an important reference for seasoned players. This video, used in conjunction with its companion book, is the best system for developing the ability to play in multiple styles....

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Dave Weckl – Ultimate Play Along: Level 1, Volume 2

Nov 18 2014

Dave Weckl – Ultimate Play Along: Level 1, Volume 2

This book/CD package has been developed so that the beginning to intermediate drummer can practice in a wide range of styles along with all-star musicians Mike Stern on guitar and John Patitucci on bass. The styles covered include straight eighths, shuffle (blues), sixteenth-note feel, hip-hop (jazz funk), pop ballad, reggae (shuffle), and rock. Contains perforated ‘road map’ charts for each tune. Recommended as a really good book for starters. For those of you who wish to really solidify your playing. Very comprehensive and the quality of songs is exceptional for a “play-along”. Two CDs. One with drums, the other...

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Green Day Drums (Authentic Playalong)

Aug 05 2014

Green Day Drums (Authentic Playalong)

Take over from Trey Cool to become the drummer for Green Day! Green Day Authentic Drums Playalong presents eight songs that span their awesome career, arranged for drums with drum charts, melody line and chord symbols, transcribed from the original recordings. This book includes a specially recorded soundalike CD, with full performance demonstrations and backing tracks for you to play and sing along to.  16 tracks, 8 with a drums, 8 with no drums but a click-track instead. The transcriptions are good and the sound-alike recording (minus vocals as is usual) are well above the standard for these play...

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Jim Chapin – Advanced Techniques For The Modern Drummer

Jul 29 2014

Jim Chapin – Advanced Techniques For The Modern Drummer

The classic jazz independence book is now new and improved and with two CDs! Jim Chapin, known as the “Father of Jazz Independence,” has written one of the most popular drumset books of all time. This classic work should be in every drummer’s library as there is always something new to learn and develop from this masterful book. Whether for a beginner or an accomplished drummer, this system will greatly improve independence and coordination, sticking, power, and speed and endurance on the drumset. Dedicated to Sanford Moeller, this book proves Jim’s teaching techniques like no other. If you’re an...

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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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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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