Drumming made accessible for the complete beginner! This easy to follow book teaches basic drum set percussion concepts progressively, so that is you stick with it, you will have a good foundation upon which to further build your musicianship. Four learning tracks are presented in the book: Technique- including the grip, sticking, and methods used to achieve musical sounds, as well as the principle of learning good habits from the beginning. Reading-basic reading principles are introduced in this book in logical sequence. Writing-By actually notating the rhythms you find challenging, you'll develop an increasingly intimate awareness of the note and rest values if which they are comprised. Application-after basic principles are introduced, you'll have the opportunity to apply them in musical context. an optional DVD or CD demonstrating the examples in the book is available.
This book has everything you need to know to get started, including beats and fills in all contemporary styles like jazz, rock, metal, country and Latin. Technique builders and daily workouts with practice tips improve your playing step-by-step, and your skills develop quickly when you play along to the tunes on the CD. 92 pages.
Author: LearnToPlayMusic.com, Craig Lauritsen
Teach yourself how to play drums with our easy drum lessons for beginners. ***Comes with online access to free audio demonstrating all examples. Hear how each one is played by a teacher, then play along.*** "BEST, MOST COMPLETE DRUM BOOK OUT THERE!!!! I love this drum book! It teaches you everything from playing notes to playing rock and roll beats on a drumset! I would recommend this to any drummer, on any level!" - A Customer [Amazon] Progressive Drum Method contains all you need to know to start learning to be a great drummer - in one easy-to-follow, lesson-by-lesson drum tutorial. Suitable for all ages and all types of drums. No prior knowledge of how to read music or playing the drums is required to teach yourself to learn to play drums from this book. Teach yourself: • How to play using all the drums and cymbals over the entire drum kit • How to play drum beats used in popular drum grooves • How to play basic drum rhythms for beginners • All the fundamental drum rudiments and drum techniques including playing accents, ghost notes, paradiddles, fills and rolls • Drum theory for learning how to read drum music for beginners • Drum tips and drum tricks that every player should know when learning drums • Shortcuts for how to learn drums fast by getting the most from drum practice sessions Contains everything you need to know to learn to play the drums today. Features include: • Progressive step-by-step easy beginners drum lessons written by a professional drum teacher • Full color photos and diagrams • Easy-to-read drum music for beginners • 287 drum exercises, drum rhythms, drum beats and drum fills for playing drum solos used in rock drumming, heavy metal drumming, funk drumming, reggae drumming, jazz drumming, hip-hop drumming and blues drumming Beginner drum lessons have never been this easy for anyone who wants to learn how to play the drums, fast. LearnToPlayMusic.com's drum lessons for beginners are used by students and drum teachers worldwide to learn how to play the drums. For over 30 years, our team of professional authors, composers and musicians have crafted drum lesson books that are a cut above the rest. We offer a huge selection of music instruction books that cover many different instruments and styles in print, eBook and app formats. Awarded the 'Quality Excellence Design' (QED) seal of approval for eBook innovation, LearnToPlayMusic.com continues to set the standard for quality music education resources.
Teach yourself how to play drums with our easy hip-hop and R&B drum lessons for beginners. ***Comes with online access to free drum videos and audio demonstrating all examples. See and hear how each one is played by a teacher, then play along with the backing band. Also includes music score animation for easy music learning.*** Progressive Hip-Hop and R&B Drums contains all you need to know to start learning to be a great hip-hop and R&B drummer - in one easy-to-follow, lesson-by-lesson hip-hop and R&B drum tutorial. Suitable for all ages and all types of drums. No prior knowledge of how to read music or playing the drums is required to teach yourself to learn to play drums from this book. Teach yourself: • How to play hip-hop and R&B drum beats for beginners and hip-hop and R&B drum fills used in hip-hop and R&B songs • All the fundamental techniques of hip-hop and R&B drum playing including ghost notes, cymbal effects, cross stick, double kick pedal and using electronics to enhance the sound • Drum theory for learning how to read drum music for beginners • Hip-hop R&B drum tips and drum tricks with real examples that every player should know when learning to drum • Shortcuts for how to learn drums fast by getting the most from drum practice sessions Contains everything you need to know to learn to play the drums today. Features include: • Progressive step-by-step easy beginners drum lessons written by a professional hip-hop and R&B drum teacher • Full color photos and diagrams • Easy-to-read hip-hop and R&B drum music for beginners • 99 hip-hop and R&B drum exercises, hip-hop and R&B drum beats, hip-hop and R&B drum grooves, hip-hop and R&B drum solos and popular easy hip-hop and R&B drum music for beginners Beginner drum lessons have never been this easy for anyone who wants to learn how to play the drums, fast. LearnToPlayMusic.com's hip-hop and R&B drum lessons for beginners are used by students and drum teachers worldwide to learn how to play drums. For over 30 years, our team of professional authors, composers and musicians have crafted drum lesson books that are a cut above the rest. We offer a huge selection of music instruction books that cover many different instruments and styles in print, eBook and app formats. Awarded the 'Quality Excellence Design' (QED) seal of approval for eBook innovation, LearnToPlayMusic.com continues to set the standard for quality music education resources.
(Drum Instruction). Covers 26 rudiments and etudes in various time signatures.
This book has everything you need to know to get started. Includes beats and fills in all contemporary styles, including jazz, rock, metal, country and Latin. Technique builders and daily workouts improve your playing step-by-step. Practice tips help you learn drumming skills quickly, as do fun and exciting play-along tunes (with CD). A section on purchasing equipment, tuning and sound modification and drumset maintenance is also included.
How to Play Drums
Author: James Blades, Johnny Dean
Illustrated with charts and diagrams throughout, this guide teaches the fundamentals of playing drums--from buying a drum set to reading music.
Author: Hugo Pinksterboer
Publisher: Tipbook Company Bv
Overview: A handy, accessible, thorough, and convenient guide for drummers who want to get the most out of their instrument. This Tipbook offers you a truckload of information, delivered at the right pace, including topics such as selecting and play-testing drums and cymbals, buying sticks, heads, and hardware, maintenance, tuning, as well as the history and the family of the instrument, and a drummer's glossary. Written in collaboration with and proofread by musicians, teachers, technicians, and other experts, for beginners, students, and advanced players. The instrument in bird's-eye view, Lessons, teachers, and practicing, Dozens of clear illustrations, Auditioning drums and cymbals, Maintenance and tuning, Basic background information, Basic beats and rudiments, Glossary, And where to find even more...
Author: George Lawrence Stone
George Lawrence Stone's Stick Control is the bible of drumming. In 1993, Modern Drummer magazine named the book one of the top 25 books of all-time. In the words of the author, it is the ideal book for improving: control, speed, flexibility, touch, rhythm, lightness, delicacy, power, endurance, preciseness of execution and muscular coordination, with extra attention given to the development of the weak hand. This indispensable book for drummers of all types includes hundreds of basic to advanced-level rhythms, moving through categories of single-beat combinations, triplets, short roll combinations, flam beats, flam triplets and dotted notes, and short roll progressions.
Presents a guide to playing the bongos, congas, and djembe drums, with lessons covering hearing the beat, playing with groups, and creating new rhythms.
Easiest Drum Set Book
Author: JAMES MORTON
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
This book was written with the novice percussionist in mind. No previous musical experience is required to constructively make your way through this self-instruction course. Basic rhythm reading principles and fills are illustrated and discussed. Drumming concepts are introduced progressively, so that; provided you stay with it; you will gain a solid foundation for drumming technique and overall musicianship.
Author: Craig Lauritsen
Publisher: L.T.P. Publications
A comprehensive guide to playing the drums featuring all the important Beats, Rhythms, Fills, Rudiments, Techniques and Concepts required by todays versatile performing drummer. Covers a broad range of styles including: Rock, Heavy Metal, Funk, Reggae, Jazz, Rap, Go-Go/Hip-Hop, Shuffle/Blues, Odd Time and includes Solos in various styles.
Everything you need to know to start playing now!
Finding the Groove
Author: Jeremy Steinkoler
In Finding the Groove, drummers will find a collection of essays and stories which offer invaluable practical advice, from understanding the role of the drummer in the band to acquiring the musical tools needed to develop good "feel." Other musicians-and music educators-will find important topics covered as well, including strategies for practicing more effectively, overcoming mental and physical obstacles to progress, and the critical importance of attitude and intention. Artists-or really anyone who hones a practice or pursues a passion-will find life stories that illuminate: essays on finding your voice and staying true to your creative vision; surrounding yourself with peers who help you grow; and an exploration of the pitfalls of self-doubt that plague so many creative people, and get in the way of achieving the fullest expression of their artistic calling.
Author: Andy Griffiths
Publisher: L.T.P. Publications
A comprehensive, lesson by lesson guide covering all aspects of playing drums in a group; including Rock techniques and timing, Solos, Rolls, Fills, Syncopation and Rudiments. This book is divided into three main sections, 50 lessons in all; lesson one through 22 cover Eighth Notes, Syncopation, Dotted Notes, The Triplet and Accents. Lesson 23 through 35 begins with Drum Rudiments & winds up with Four stroke Ruff, Six Stroke Rolls & Flam Accents. By section three, lessons 36 through 50, you are well on your way to discovering 12 / 8 time, Mambo, Rock-N-Roll Mambo, Jazz Mambo, alternative sticking and even Syncopated Rock Beats and Reggae Beats.