Music Instruc: Perc
Cuban Rhythms for Percussion & Drumset
Paperback ISBN: 0995336105
Cuban Rhythms for Percussion & Drumset is a condensed study of the most popular rhythms and dances of Cuba. From basic grooves and rhythmic structures, to ensemble orchestrations of traditional Cuban percussion, the book sheds new light on Cuban music. After 17 years of running programs in Cuba and spending years working with top Cuban artists, author Aldo Mazzo has clarified a lot of historically incorrect knowledge and information about Cuban rhythms and music. The excercises are explained clearly, making it perfect for beginning through advanced players. The included 75 play-along audio tracks include written-out parts. 30 video clips will ensure accurate and thorough comprehensive of concepts.
A Practical Guide to Percussion Terminology
Paperback ISBN: 1574630598
Confused with the growing list of percussion instruments and terms? This new Meredith publication provides both definitions and an artistic interpretation of how each term is applied to the literature. A great source for conductors, composers, performers and students.
Style Studies for the Creative Drummer
Paperback ISBN: 0757910769
A collection of studies on rock, jazz, and Latin rhythms designed to increase a drummer's versatility. Each study contains basic rhythms plus practical variations -- all proven successful in numerous playing situations. Includes John's phrasing techniques which are applied to all the rhythms. With discography and audio, this revised and updated method provides a perfect base for the teacher and student to help focus on the three main genres of music.
Rhythm and Drumming Demystified
Paperback ISBN: 0692280537
The lessons in Rhythm and Drumming Demystified (R.A.D.D.) utilize a process of adapting the rudiments---and the countless variations and grooves they spawn---to the framework of five systems of common rhythmic figures, as a means to increase one's control and flexibility with any sticking or time-feel. The book also contains a groundbreaking system for using the voice to develop one's "internal clock." By using this system, drummers can improve their groove by learning to generate time with their mind and allow their body to simply be a conduit between their perception of the time and its manifestation on the drumset.
The Commandments of Early Rhythm and Blues Drumming
Paperback ISBN: 073905399x
Eight years in the making, this "prequel" to The Commandments of R&B Drumming delves into the rhythm and blues of the 1940s and '50s, an incredible musical era when shuffles ruled the airwaves and modern groove playing was in its infancy. Written by Zoro and Daniel Glass, drummer for the Royal Crown Revue, this book is loaded with history, photos, graphics, exercises, and transcriptions, and includes the most comprehensive guide to shuffle playing ever written. Â“This book/CD package is well researched, clear in its goals, and enlightening and inspiring in its approach. Keep this one on your bottom shelf; youÂ're going to want to return to it again and again.Â
Classic Rock Drummers
Paperback ISBN: 0879309075
Exploring technique, history, musicality and instrumental details, this book covers every aspect of the major drummers of the classic rock era: Keith Moon (The Who), Ian Paice (Deep Purple), Bill Ward (Black Sabbath), John Bonham (Led Zeppelin), Stewart Copeland (The Police) and Mick Fleetwood (Fleetwood Mac), among others. Each drummer's standout tracks are here in detail: choice of notes, how the parts strengthened and supported the music, and lasting influences on the drummers of today and music at large. The accompanying CD features sound samples of the styles of the profiled drummers. Includes historically accurate drum equipment setups.
The Art and Heart of Drum Circles
Paperback ISBN: 1540002187
(Book). This book is for you if you want to... * Start drum circles in your school, corporation, community, music store, band, or even your home! * Share your musical talent with others in a way that reaches beyond performing. * Inspire people of all ages, races, and abilities to discover their commonality through musical expression. The online audio features over 45 minutes of play-along grooves to jump-start your drum circle as well as a practice tool to develop your person percussion repertoire.
Music Alive!'s Percussion
Drum Set, Pitched Percussion, Hand Percussion, Marching...and More!
Paperback ISBN: 1458420957
Featuring illustrations and a DVD-ROM with footage from the author's clinics and performances, this must-have guide presents a practical introduction to drums and percussion that covers the history and development of the drum and offers lessons that explore basic rudiments in all genres of music. Original.
Traditional Approach, Voice-variation Approach, Play-along Songs
Paperback ISBN: 0739054155
This groundbreaking book offers a step-by-step approach for drummers of all styles to learn and apply the concept of open-handed playing on the modern drumset. Based on concepts developed by teaching great Jim Chapin and fusion legend Billy Cobham, Open-Handed Playing not only outlines all the benefits of avoiding the crossing of hands when playing the drumset, but provides an incredibly detailed, complete and approachable method for learning this technique.