48 pages | PDF + MP3
In this course designed from MI core curriculum programs, Ed Roscetti unlocks the secrets of odd time signatures, covering studies in 3/4, 5/4, 3/8, 5/8, 6/8, 7/8, 9/8 and other odd-time meters. Includes complete song charts with play-along CD tracks, rhythm guides and detailed analysis, the Five Steps to Musicality
56 pages | PDF + MP3
This book/CD package has been developed so that the beginning to intermediate drummer can practice in a wide range of styles along with all-star musicians Mike Stern on guitar and John Patitucci on bass. The styles covered include straight eighths, shuffle (blues), sixteenth-note feel, hip-hop (jazz funk), pop ballad, reggae (shuffle), and rock. Contains perforated 'road map' charts for each tune.
48 pages | PDF + MP3
A truly exceptional package allowing the beginner to intermediate drummer to practice with a pre-recorded band. The seven tracks cover a wide range of styles such as straight eighths, sixteenth feel, rock shuffle, rock ballad, Latin, straight-ahead jazz, and rock & roll. Includes a "roadmap" chart for each tune.
68 pages | PDF
Another great book from maestro Dante Agostini. This book covers all the basics in a phased manner. It is not just drummers, but all musicians who wish to improve their own pace. Dante pioneer, innovator and creator of teaching rhythm! Don't miss a chance to learn rhythm techniques from master.
38 pages | PDF
Play all studies slowly enough to be comfortable and relaxed. Gradually increase the tempo, but stay relaxed. Use the metronomic markings on the etudes as a goal for that Etude and corresponding Study.
Experiment with the following variations: Start with the left hand, Vary the dynamics pp to lf, Play through each study without repeats, Add flams, drags and ruffs to accented notes, Roll on non-accented notes, open and closed, Roll throughout, open and closed, Play as a canon with two or
55 pages | PDF + MP3
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
152 pages | PDF + MP3
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
48 pages | PDF
The art of playing brushes has been one of the least understood aspects of the drummer's technique, and yet they are a necessary tool in order for the drummer to be well rounded. Although brush technique should be considered equally important to stick technique, most drummers today are only able to play one or
70 pages | PDF + MP3
Over the last fifteen years, the developments of modern jazz, fusion and funk, have given a starring role on drums, emancipation from the simple function of rhythmic support that had often played in the rock music of the past decades. Why many drummers have had to update their technical and their
57 pages | PDF + MP3
Based on the authors' experience as musicians and music teachers, the book includes several exercises, music and photos and presents the main rhythms and musical genres popular in the country, indicating the best ways to play them on drums and electric bass. Concerned with the work of teaching, Ramon and Gilberto show important concepts on the drums, bass and percussion as well as melody, harmony and rhythm, the basic elements of music. They also present a brief history of each genre or tempo, passing through samba, ballad, bossa nova