Progressive Independence: Rock: A Comprehensive Guide to Basic Rock and Funk Drumming

Progressive Independence: Rock: A Comprehensive Guide to Basic Rock and Funk Drumming
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(Percussion). Now packaged with a CD, this bestselling book is designed to help players gain an extremely high level of coordinated independence for rock drumming performance, thereby freeing all four limbs from dependence on one another. Once the material in this book has been mastered, students will be capable of playing almost any rhythmic figure on snare and bass drum, in combination with six varied hi-hat/cymbal patterns, while the hi-hat foot plays quarter notes, 8th notes, or upbeat 8ths. All examples are played on the accompanying CD.

Systems, Bk 1: Drumming Technique and Melodic Jazz Independence

Systems, Bk 1: Drumming Technique and Melodic Jazz Independence
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Can you say four-way coordination? This book will vastly improve students’ creative melodic independence and help broaden the musical possibilities of improvisation through theme and variation. This is an in-depth look into jazz comping, using melodies that stress the second triplet note. Each “system” is designed to help drummers prepare for the world of highly rhythmic band improvisation. This intermediate to advanced level book includes hand warm-ups, flam warm-ups, swing prerequisites, triplet displacements, and much more. Audio examples are available for download. “Those familiar with Ari Hoenig will be aware of his melodic drumming style and this great book gives….

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Advanced Techniques For The Modern Drummer: Coordinating Independence As Applied To Jazz And Be-bop With Cd (audio) (Vol. 1)

Advanced Techniques for the Modern Drummer: Coordinated Independence as Applied to Jazz and Be-Bop, Vol. 1 (Book & CD-ROM)
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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, speed, and endurance on the drumset. Dedicated to Sanford Moeller, this book proves Jim’s teaching techniques like no other.

4-Way Coordination: A Method Book for the Development of Complete Independence on the Drum Set

4-Way Coordination: A Method Book for the Development of Complete Independence on the Drum Set
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Proficiency as a drummer has always come from great hand dexterity. However, with the introduction of modern drumming techniques, it has become increasingly necessary to gain complete independence of both the hands and feet. With various rhythmic exercises in easy-to-read notation, 4-Way Coordination is designed to guide the drummer from simple patterns to advanced polyrhythms. Through the study of this method book, the student will gain invaluable listening skills and techniques that will provide insight to drumming in all styles.