Description : Explores the evolution of the drum across different cultures and over thousands of years, discussing how war, politics, and religion influenced its development, and addresses women drummers, education, and recording practices.
Description : Provides an introduction to electronically produced grooves, loops, and sounds on the acoustic drumset and includes exercises, transcriptions, and sound applications to achieve the jungle style.
Description : Bass Drum Essentials for the Drumset is a unique book exploring bass drum technique and its usage in a variety of musical styles. All of the strengthening exercises, combination studies and coordination studies may also be applied to the double bass drum as well. The enclosed CD contains many examples of the beats and musical excerpts, as well as play-along tracks and tempo tracks, providing a musical framework for students to input their own ideas. Get off on the right foot with Bass Drum Essentials for the Drumset!
Description : (Reference). Discover one of America's greatest contributions to the music world the drumset by exploring this book. This unique publication uses extensive interviews with the Ludwigs and photos from their personal collections to recall the origins, development, and tools of the craft. You'll also discover why the best drummers Ringo Starr, Joe Morello, Danny Gottlieb and others use Ludwigs. Over 150 photos and illustrations make this an invaluable reference for all drummers.
Description : Essential Drum Fills is a collection of fills that Peter Erskine has enjoyed hearing and /or playing over the years. The book includes over 500 drum fills in a variety of styles and ensembles, as well as multiple examples, transcriptions and drum charts. Comes with online audio demonstrations and play-alongs. Music PDF files are also included.
Description : Twelve etudes from the world-renowned book Portraits in Rhythm have been arranged and transcribed from the original snare drum etudes with a specific concept in mind for drumset. Each etude includes performance notes and transcriptions. Those who are familiar with the Portraits series will find these solos challenging yet rewarding, perfect for recitals, auditions, and juries.
Description : This unique guide to world percussion features descriptions and performance techniques for 28 different instruments, plus exercises, traditional rhythms, and cultural information. 76 pages.
Description : A study of the language of Brazilian rhythms and song styles. Part I deals exclusively with Brazilian percussion instruments, with a description of each instrument and its rhythms, song styles, techniques, and applications. Part II addresses the drum set. Each rhythm is presented separately with background information, musical examples, and exercises.
Description : For the beginning percussionist, expert instruction in the rudiments of the snare drum. Detail-oriented, teaching the specific skills for the instrument.
Description : Creating drum grooves in a sequencing environment is a challenge for even the most accomplished musician. Lee Levin's approach takes the mystery out of drum programming with clear, practical examples and procedures. Whether you are a songwriter, teacher, hobbyist, or MIDI enthusiast -- this book is for you. Audio examples and MIDI data are both on the included CD. As an added bonus, basic grooves and fills are provided for a variety of musical styles including rock, ballads, Latin, dance music, modern jazz, and swing.