How to Play Drums: Everything You Need to Know to Play the Drums

How to Play Drums: Everything You Need to Know to Play the Drums
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How to Play Drums offers an effective and enjoyable way to learn to play one of the oldest and most popular musical instruments. With easy-to-follow instructions and fun practice exercises, How to Play Drums will help students to develop excellent drumming techniques.

How to Play Drums covers all the basics, including:

· Setting up the drum kit

· Using a practice pad

· Understanding notation

· Mastering the rudiments of rhythm

· Mastering the tambourine, claves, conga drums, and many other Latin American and hand-held percussion instruments

· Playing the timpani and other orchestral drums

Young Jazz Collection for Jazz Ensemble: Drums

Young Jazz Collection for Jazz Ensemble: Drums
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The Best of Belwin Jazz: Young Jazz Collection includes twelve outstanding jazz arrangements for the young ensemble. Each chart is written by experienced educational jazz arrangers and composers in a variety of styles and tempos: swing, ballad, holiday, rock, Latin and pop. The collection is written for full instrumentation, but can accommodate reduced instrumentation of four saxes, three trumpets, two trombones and three rhythm. Additional optional parts are available for flute, clarinet, horn in F, baritone horn T.C./tenor sax and tuba. The rhythm section parts offer suggestions for rhythms, piano chord voicings and guitar chord frames. All solos are written-out….

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Drum Circle Spirit: Facilitating Human Potential through Rhythm (Performance in World Music Series)

Drum Circle Spirit: Facilitating Human Potential through Rhythm (Performance in World Music Series)
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Drum Circle Spirit teaches about facilitating community through rhythm-based events. Arthur Hull, recognized as the father of the drum circle movement, uses rhythm circles for spirit – and team – building among personal growth and religious groups, major corporations and to help build community in grass roots organizations around the world. This book includes discussion and education about ‘rhythmaculture’; a play-along universal grooves CD with orchestration outlines; drum circle games; facilitation exercises; orchestration exercises; and the author’s philosophies, terminologies, and stories. All of these tools are designed to act as a foundation from which facilitators can grow and develop their….

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Jungle Drum "n" Bass: A Guide to Applying Today's Electronic Music to the Drum Set (with audio CD)

Jungle Drum
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This book and two CD package is a must for all drummers wanting to explore the world of electronically produced Jungle/Drum ‘n’ Bass grooves! If you are new to Jungle, it will open the door to new grooves, loops, and sounds on the acoustic drumset. It also provides a wealth of exercises, transcriptions, and sound applications to achieve the feel and style of these futuristic beats. The two CDs include exercise examples from each chapter, basic electronics, and seven original play-along groove loops.

The Essence of Afro-Cuban Percussion and Drum Set: Includes the Rhythm Section Parts for Bass, Piano, Guitar Horns & Strings

The Essence of Afro-Cuban Percussion & Drum Set: Includes the Rhythm Section Parts for Bass, Piano, Guitar, Horns & Strings, Book & Online Audio
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An in-depth study (324 pages) of all the percussion instruments, rhythms and song styles of Afro-Cuban music, along with their applications to the drumset. Detailed technical studies of each instrument are presented along with notations of many rhythm styles. The entire rhythm section (parts for bass, piano, horn section, string section, tres, and guitar) is also studied in detail. The book comes with online audio that includes performances of each percussion instrument, drumset, all rhythm section instruments, as well as examples of all musical styles with full instrumentation in score form.

Gordon Goodwin Big Phat Play Along: Drums (Book & CD)

Gordon Goodwin Big Phat Play Along: Drums (Book & CD)
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Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band Play-Alongs are the perfect opportunity to sit in with outstanding players from the Big Phat Band in order to measure and improve your ability. Learn volumes of information about style, phrasing, tone, dynamics, technique, articulation, playing in time, Latin grooves, and a variety of swing styles as you play along and listen to the players in the Phat Band. Performance tips and suggestions from the Big Phat Band’s lead players and Gordon himself are included in each book. The Alto and Tenor Sax books include tips from Bernie Dresel, one of the most superb and….

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Jazz Band Collection for Jazz Ensemble: Drums

Jazz Band Collection for Jazz Ensemble: Drums
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This value collection features ten outstanding big band jazz ensemble arrangements at the medium difficulty level. The charts are written by experienced educational jazz arrangers and composers in a variety of styles and tempos: swing, ballad, and jazz-rock. Books are available for full instrumentation—5/4/4/4, plus optional books for flute, horn in F, 1st /2nd /3rd baritone horn T.C., and tuba. The conductor book includes full-length recordings of all arrangements to listen to, study, and use as a resource. Titles: “Get it On,” “Greensleeves,” “Jumpin’ at the Woodside,” “Just in Time,” “Lester Leaps In,” “My Foolish Heart,” “Oh, Lady be Good!,”….

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First Year Charts Collection for Jazz Ensemble: Drums (First Year Charts Collection for Jazz Ensemble) (The Best of Belwin Jazz)

First Year Charts Collection for Jazz Ensemble: Drums
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The Best of Belwin Jazz: First Year Charts for Jazz Ensemble is a collection of twelve outstanding jazz ensemble arrangements for the young player. Each chart is written by experienced educational arrangers and composers in various styles and tempos: swing, Latin, ballad, waltz, holiday and pop. This collection is written for full instrumentation—five saxophones, three trumpets, three trombones, and four rhythm—but is designed to sound full and complete with reduced instrumentation of three saxes, two trumpets, one trombone and three rhythm. Optional parts are available for flute, clarinet, tuba, horn in F, and baritone T.C. The rhythm section parts offer….

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Essentials for the Be Bop Drummer

Essentials for the Be Bop Drummer
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This is a complete guide to the art of be bop drumming from the inside out by a man who was there in the forefront of be bop during the later s and s and played with such greats as Charlie Parker, Dexter Gordon and Bud Powell when the role of the jazz drummer was changed forever from simple timekeeper to accompanist in the musical conversation.

Mel Bay Complete Funk Drumming Book

Mel Bay Complete Funk Drumming Book
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This is the most complete presentation of today’s popular funk drumming style available. This book takes you from the very roots of rock and rhythm`n’blues drumming to the highly complex, multidirectional funk styles of today. He also details certain subtleties heretofore only a seasoned veteran would understand. While most drum instruction book concentrate on developing technique, reading ability, or independent coordination, this unique book accurately documents what is hip in rock`n’roll drumming today. The contents are geared to prepare the student for survival in a live playing situation. The book is a valid representation of what people want to hear….

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