(Drum Instruction). This best-selling instruction book was developed to meet the needs of the young student aspiring to become a drummer in the school band or orchestra. Book 1 spans 52 lessons and includes: rudiments * study of various time figures found in every day playing * care and maintenance of drums * and more. Building on the lessons from Book 1, Book 2 covers 26 rudiments and contains additional studies in various time signatures utilizing the 26 rudiments.
(Meredith Music Percussion). Rhythm Reading for Drums provides a highly organized, systematic approach to reading and understanding rhythm for the beginning drummer/percussionist. Basic rhythm patterns including counting system and foot tapping indications are introduced on each page in eight-measure studies followed by a short solo. Each solo serves as a page summary and a motivational tool for students. Music educators and private instructors will find this method to be a comprehensive approach to rhythm reading and musical drumming. An excellent method for class instruction, private lessons or as a supplement to any band method. Click here for a YouTube video on Rhythm Reading for Drums, Book 1
At long last, the secrets of David Garibaldi's groundbreaking funk/jazz fusion drumming techniques are presented in this innovative book and CD. Whether you play rock, heavy metal, jazz or funk, you'll learn to incorporate Garibaldi's contemporary linear styles and musical concepts into your playing and develop your own unique drumset vocabulary. 64 pages.
(Percussion). This guide provides plenty of space for teacher and student to create complete multimedia lesson plans, track progress, and create transcriptions. There are 21 two-page spreads of lesson assignment sheets with facing blank manuscript pages, plus extra blank staff pages at the end of the book. This planner is the perfect way to organize lessons and can be used with all your favorite books, DVDs and web sites, as well as your own exercises. This book is part of the Hudson Music TIP program (Teacher Integration Program). The goal of the program is to further and enhance drum education by helping teachers incorporate new media and technology into their current practices. Once enrolled, you will have access to several tools including downloadable Teachers Guides for many of the Hudson titles, interaction in the TIP forums, exclusive content from our world-renowned Advisory Board, and much more. Membership is free and signing up is easy. Simply log on to www.hudsonmusic.com, scroll down "Features" until "For Teachers" opens and follow the "Join the TIP" link.
One of the standard texts in its field. A modern course in percussion studies including all standard and modern drum strokes, drum solo passages from world-famous concert and symphonic compositions, and striking exercises for double drumming. Also includes an analysis of the timpani---the instrument, tuning, correct method of playing, rhythm and beats. Excellent reading material.
Written in two volumes, these books include 2- and 4- bar rock and jazz-rock beats designed for the modern drummer. Both books are designed to develop the drummer's skill in coordinating their hands and feet. The books also offer the drummer a repertoire of exciting rhythmic patterns.
(Musicians Institute Press). Maria Martinez provides in-depth coverage of: Mambo, Songo, Nanigo and Mozambique patterns; cowbell and ride cymbal variations; studies to develop left-foot clave; ostinatos, rhythm studies, 2-bar phrases; and much more! The recordings feature 40 full-band tracks with demos and play-alongs. The audio is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.
(Drum Play-Along). Play your favorite songs quickly and easily with the Drum Play-Along Series . Just follow the drum notation, listen to the audio to hear how the drums should sound, then play along using the separate backing tracks. The lyrics are also included for quick reference. Includes: Hurts So Good * Message in a Bottle * No Reply at All * Owner of a Lonely Heart * Peg * Rosanna * Separate Ways (Worlds Apart) * Swingtown. The audio is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.
(Fast Track Music Instruction). The FastTrack method series is a fresh, user-friendly approach to learning with a method book which blends traditional lessons and songs with modern elements of humor, wit, and pop culture. Each book includes a play-along tracks accessed online for download or streaming plus songs that are the same in all the FastTrack books so that friends can form a band and jam together.
Three irresistible drum experts---a clever, classical dog, one cool cat, and a friendly alligator---keep students' attention focused by pointing out what's important on each page and help make learning music fun! This full-color book is specifically designed with attention-grabbing illustrations for use with kids at the elementary level. 48 pages.