The Art of Bop Drumming

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Alfred Music Publishing, 1994 - Music - 80 pages
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The definitive book on bop drumming---a style that is both the turning point and the cornerstone of contemporary music's development. This comprehensive book and audio presentation covers time playing, comping, soloing, brushes, more jazz essentials, and charts in an entertaining mix of text, music, and pertinent quotes.
  

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John Riley's art of bop

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This is basically the essential jazz book for anyone learning jazz. It is probably best for someone who is already an intermediate drummer but is just starting to play or get into jazz. This book is ... Read full review

Contents

Time Playing
4
Comping
16
Comp Example 2
22
Accompanying a Soloist
30
Threebeat Phrases
40
Brushes
47
Recommended Listening
71
General Discography
78
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