(Percussion). This beginning- to intermediate-level book contains hundreds of practical, usable beats and fills. It teaches how to apply a variety of patterns and grooves to the actual performance of songs. The CD includes demos and 14 play-along tracks covering rock, blues and pop styles, with detailed instructions on how to create exciting, solid drum parts. It's the most realistic and fun! way to learn drums.
(Drum Instruction). Designed for anyone just learning to play the drumset, this comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner's method is based on years of teaching drum students of all ages. The two books included in this complete edition both includes hour of audio tracks for demonstration and play-along, plus video lessons by drum master Gregg Bissonette! Lessons in Book 1 include: drum setup & fundamentals * tuning & maintenance * basic music reading * grips & strokes * coordination & basic techniques * basic beats for many styles of music * 8th notes, 16th notes, dotted notes & triplets * drum fills * and more. Lessons in Book 2 include: limb independence * half-time grooves * syncopation * funk grooves * ghost notes * jazz drumming * chart reading * drum soloing * brush playing * and much more.
(Percussion). Exercises and studies for basic orchestral and ensemble playing. Includes rudiments to strengthen both hands and improve reflexes while developing rapid stick technique. Includes 24 exercises for the student and 24 duets for the student and teacher.
(Play Today Instructional Series). The ultimate self-teaching method designed to offer quality instruction, terrific songs, and a professional-quality CD with 99 full-demo tracks and spoken instruction. This drum series can be used by students who want to teach themselves, or by teachers for private or group instruction. Simply follow the tips and lessons in the book as you listen to the teacher on the CD. This package offers a complete guide to the basics, covering: beats, songs and fills; all musical styles; playing tips and techniques; music notation; and more.
Realistic Rock for Kids is a method by drum legend Carmine Appice. Similar to his award-winning method Realistic Rock, this book shows kids how to play rock 'n' roll drums the quick and easy way. It teaches basics such as note reading, holding the sticks, simple hand/foot coordination exercises, and more. All of the exercises are performed on the accompanying CDs. The disc also include tracks of Carmine rockin' out to some great songs with his band. You can hear how he puts it all together then play along with special remixed drumless versions.
(Percussion). This book provides the advancing percussionist with interesting solo material in all musical styles. It is designed as a lesson supplement, or as performance material for recitals and solo competitions. Includes: 40 intermediate snare drum solos presented in easy-to-read notation; a music glossary; Percussive Arts Society rudiment chart; suggested sticking, dynamics and articulation markings; and much more!
These exercises will help musicians move between instruments more accurately, while enhancing their reading ability for recording work, shows and the theatre pit. Teaches how to play more melodically to generally become a more versatile musician. Recommended for drummers of all levels.
(Quick Pro Guides). Electronic Dance Music Grooves provides creative insights to help you understand how to build exciting, powerful, and compelling EDM grooves. Whether you're into techno, trance, dubstep, drum 'n' bass, garage, trap, or hip-hop, author, Ableton Live Certified Trainer, and noted EDM performer Josh Bess helps you take your skills to the next level with an extremely efficient and intelligent groove-making system. And, as an added bonus providing a valuable basis for you own creations this book describes the history behind the development of multiple electronic music styles. A MIDI map, designed to make it simple to use the included grooves and samples with virtually any modern DAW, accompanies each style. Whether your preferred DAW is Ableton Live, Reason, Pro Tools, Logic, or almost any of the other popular music production and performance software applications, you'll quickly be equipped to incorporate these grooves and samples into your own creative workflow. Samples and sessions, provided to support your creativity and electronic dance music production, are delivered online to provide access to all of the content, whether you're using a desktop, laptop, or mobile device.