Beginning Drumset

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Alfred Music Publishing, 2004 - Music - 96 pages
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A comprehensive guide for mastering the drumset. Loaded with descriptions and photos of important techniques, tons of solos and examples to play, effective practice tips for good musical development, and progressive skill-building exercises. The perfect launching pad for a lifetime of great drumming. 96 pages.

Beginning Drumset is perfect for beginning drummers, this book starts with an introduction to the parts of the drumset, sticking techniques, snare drum rudiments, accents, dynamics and reading drumset music. Techiniques that develop ideal coordination for playing drumbeats are explained in a fun, step-by-step manner, so that by the end of the book, the student can play drum fills, cymbal crashes, sixteenth-note bass drum beats and dotted eighth-note rhythms. Students, teachers and self-taught players alike will enjoy this thorough, easy-to-use method.
 

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Contents

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
3
The Metronome and Reading Exercises
9
DoubleStroke Roll
15
Combination Studies
22
CHAPTER 4BASIC DRUMSET
29
HalfTime Rock Beats
42
Practice Considerations for the 20 Beat Patterns
50
CHAPTER 7GETTING AROUND
59
The Crash Cymbals and SingleStrokes
65
Adding Sixteenth Notes to the Snare Drum
71
Two Sixteenth Notes on the Bass Drum
78
Progressive SixteenthNote BassDrum Exercises
84
Short Fills Using Sixteenth Notes
91
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