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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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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Les Camacho – Drum Miking Techniques

May 07 2013

Les Camacho – Drum Miking Techniques

In this tutorial Les Camacho, a seasoned recording engineer, and Jonathan Gorman, an experienced studio drummer demonstrate the best microphones and techniques for miking the drum kit in studio and how to best capture the dynamics of your music. While Les demonstrates you will learn how to listen, how to find the “sweet spot” of each drum, what type of microphone is best for each drum, how to test and then fine tune the mic placement using three different setups from entry-level microphones to high-end microphones. Topics include: Drum Miking Techniques Listening for Microphone Positions Basic Microphone Techniques Pro...

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Bobby Owsinski – The Drum Recording Handbook

Mar 19 2013

Bobby Owsinski – The Drum Recording Handbook

Recording acoustic drums is one of the toughest challenges faced by every audio engineer. In The Drum Recording Handbook, mega-selling pro audio author Bobby Owsinski and in-demand recording engineer Dennis Moody reveal amazing secrets to getting outstanding drum track recordings every time, from every session. You’ll learn: How to tune drums for the studio the right way, every time; Microphone techniques for every kind of recording session, large or small; The right way to mixx your drum tracks for all kinds of music genres. A 30-minute DVD demonstrates the techniques with multi-camera shots and close-ups of the processes used...

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Garry Chaffee – Technique Patterns

Jan 11 2012

Garry Chaffee – Technique Patterns

In Technique Patterns, the student is challenged with a variety of routines designed to increase technical in the hands and feet. Included are exercises on finger control, endurance, multiple-note playing, hand-foot combinations and more. The Patterns Series The four books contained in the Patterns series have been designed to help students in developing an awareness of the types of materials currently being used in contemporary music drum performance. Through the books, many suggestions will be made concerning how these materials can be applied to the drum set. Students should feel free to experiment with these possibilities, as well as...

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Gary Chaffee – Time Functioning Patterns

Jan 07 2012

Gary Chaffee – Time Functioning Patterns

Time Functioning Patterns – Focuses on time functioning skills in both the jazz and rock areas. Topics include cymbal ostinatos and linear phrasing, as well as melodic and harmonic jazz coordination. The four-volume Patterns series by Gary Chaffee is one of the most contemporary and comprehensive drum methods available. Endorsed by many of today’s top players, the books cover a wide range of materials, and will help students develop the kinds of skills necessary for drum set performance. The Patterns books are designed to be used in any order, or in combination with one another. A must for the...

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