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

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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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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Contemporary Jazz Styles for the Drums Bk. and CD (The Collective: Contemporary Styles)

CONTEMPORARY JAZZ STYLES FOR DRUMS BOOK/CD DRUMMERS COLLECTIVE BOOKS (The Collective: Contemporary Styles)
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In this book and CD, Retzlaff and Froman start by breaking down the components of ride-cymbal patterns and comping by providing explanations, notated samples, exercises, and charts along with CD demos and play-alongs. Paralleling the historical evolution of Jazz drumming, the authors progress into other styles and combinations of patterns, while adding new sounds and techniques. Part 1 begins by intoducing you to the common Jazz-drummer’s vocabulary associated with Bebop, Hard Bop and Cool jazz styles that started in the mid-1940s and developed through the 1950s. Part ll continues with the evolution of Bebop and straight-ahead Jazz styles from the….

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Music Minus One Drums: Traditional Jazz Series: The Condon Gang–The Chicago & New York Jazz Scene

The Condon Gang: The Chicago and New York Jazz Scene: Music Minus One Drums Deluxe 2-CD Set
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(Music Minus One). From the 1920s to the 1950s, the great Eddie Condon and his band created a truly unique style of traditional jazz, characterized by a succession of instrumental solos and abrupt transitions of dynamics; the result was one which reverberates to this day in the world of jazz music. Now you can participate in this incredible style and the sophisticated music of the Condon Gang with this fabulous all-digital MMO release. Includes a stellar lineup of professionals giving you guidance and a fabulous ensemble with which to perform! Contains a custom-engraved music score featuring drum charts with drum….

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All About Drums: A Fun and Simple Guide to Playing Drums

All About Drums: A Fun and Simple Guide to Playing Drums
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(Drum Instruction). Have you struggled through tedious lessons and boring instruction books in your desire to learn to play the drumset? If you wish there was a fun and engaging way to motivate you in your drumset playing quest, then this is it: All About Drums is for you. Whether it’s learning to read music, playing by ear, creating your own beats, or all of the above, this enjoyable guide will help you to finally start playing the beats and fills to your favorite songs in many different styles. Plus, learn interesting tid-bits on drumset makes & models, care and….

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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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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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Vol. 59, Invitation: Play-A-Long With Organ & Drums (Book & CD Set)

Vol. 59, Invitation: Play-A-Long With Organ & Drums (Book & CD Set)
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Intermediate/Advanced. Due to the amazing popularity and success of Volume 49 Sugar, we released our 2nd edition featuring the Hammond B-3 Organ! All songs are recorded at relaxed ‘groove’ tempos that inspire laid-back performance and open up whole new avenues of creativity. Allows the bass or chording parts of the organ to be removed if desired using our special stereo separation!Rhythm Section: Hank Marr (Hammond B-3 & Synthesizer); Steve Davis (d). Includes: Invitation, Moonglow, Caravan, Ceora, Easy Living, Star Eyes, Just Friends, Stella By Starlight, Day By Day, Sweet And Lovely, Out Of Nowhere, It Don’t Mean A Thing, The….

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