44 pages | PDF + MP3

This collection of charts is a selection of 5 titles from Billy's CD release “By Design.” In addition to each track from the CD and the play along recording without drums, the compositions appear as both a chart version for creating your own ideas, plus a transcription of what Billy played on the CD. Each of these five compositions are geared to assisting a drummer reach goals such as synchronizing with the band, identifying the subtle changes in musical intensity, establishing strong, secure rhythm, and playing with controlled force. These pieces incorporate

36 pages | PDF

In Sticking Patterns, Gary's unique approach to the use of stickings is explored. Completely different from the rudiments, Gary's system is designed specifically for drum set performance, both for creating time feels as well as for filling and soloing. Also included are sections on accented single strokes, as well

120 pages | PDF

It is an excellent resource to learn what makes for a unique sound as well as help you develop your own. The book aimed on drummers from beginner to advanced level, so all drummers should have this book in own collection. Enrique Llacer "Regoli" is a famous Spanish Drummer. In this book you'll find such techniques as:

150 pages | PDF + MP3

This book / CD set is considered a cult work by some people while totally diregarded by others. In spite of its title, Les tumbaos de la Salsa (to be understood as "rhythm patterns of Salsa") is not really dedicated to these famous Cuban rhythms. Its weaknesses: a poor proofreading, some wavering on historically and technical points... The book appears too ambitious, with too many aspects covered, and it somehow misses its objective, which is, obviously, to become a reference work. Its qualities: both accompanying CDs boast a high-quality content, plenty

72 pages | PDF + MP3

The Funky Six provides a comprehensive method to develop the ability to play the funk shuffle and other jazz/funk/rock grooves that use a sextuplet (or 16th note triplet) feel. An understanding of these feels and the ability to play them well is an integral part of being a versatile contemporary player. The Funky Six is the perfect book for drummers who enjoy playing in the jazz/funk/rock genre, but are stuck in a "straight 16th note rut" and would like to feel more comfortable playing triplet-based rhythms. This book contains basic exercises to create a strong foundation

69 pages | PDF + MP3

This book, with its two audio CDs, is the closest you'll come to being able to actually take lessons with the drumming legend himself who is no longer with us. The inclusion of Dawson talking about and demonstrating some of the lessons himself, is the icing on the cake. Whether or not you

45 pages | PDF

Drum Wisdom by Bob Moses, which is inexplicably out of print, is one of the absolute best drum instructional books ever written. With more words written in English than music notation the book can be a bit inscrutable at first. When taken slowly and with the proper focus, though, the book provides a doorway into truly opening the keys to the drum set as a musical instrument that is more than the sum of its parts. Ostensibly a jazz drum book, this book actually surpasses style and gets to the very heart of what a drummer needs to know to become a thinking and

68 pages | PDF + MP3

This book & CD takes the concept of the drum dictionary to a new level: 100 grooves for drums and bass that explore every style of musical performance are written and recorded for maximum impact. The concept of combining the drums and the bass truly makes this a unique and definitive resource for all percussionists. The groove patterns in this book will provide playing material for the drummer and bassist enabling the development of solid ensemble skills and steady "time feel" in many contemporary styles. Practice your favorite grooves but also practice the

80 pages | PDF + MP3

Enciclopedia Dei Ritmi Per Batteria E Basso this is a tutorial from Cristiano Micalizzi, comprising a plurality of bass and percussion rhythms of most popular music styles. The language of the book is Italian.The disc includes the e-book with detailed sheet music and chord symbols (PDF-format), as well as the sound of showing the disassembled in the book examples (format mp3). The bass and drums are separated on different channels so if you are turning off the left channel, you can play the drums, and turning off the right channel - you can play the bass. At the end

26 pages | PDF

An up-close look at heavy metal's leading drummer, using actual transcribed examples of Metallica hits. Dino Fauci has been playing drums for 16 years, and has studied privately with David Garibaldi, Greg Bissonette, and Peter Erskin, to name a few. He has also completed the percussion program at the Grove School of Music. Dino has appeared in the Star Jam video series featuring John Bonham, and the "Beginning Rock Drum Video". He has transcribed two Winger albums and the video workbook for the Randy Castillo. This book features: The Drum Style