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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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
The Metronome and Reading Exercises
CHAPTER 4BASIC DRUMSET
HalfTime Rock Beats
Practice Considerations for the 20 Beat Patterns
CHAPTER 7GETTING AROUND
The Crash Cymbals and SingleStrokes
Adding Sixteenth Notes to the Snare Drum
Two Sixteenth Notes on the Bass Drum
Progressive SixteenthNote BassDrum Exercises
Short Fills Using Sixteenth Notes
92 Track ability to place accent on beat accented note Bass Drum Line BEAT CONVERSION EXERCISE crash cymbal double-stroke roll drum fills drum on beats drummer example exercises will help fills for bar following exercises four beats four measures full stroke groove half note half-time Here's hi-hat cymbals idea instruments Joe Morello John Bonham Led Zeppelin left foot left hand matched grip metronome Nick Brignola note value paradiddle PIHR play eighth notes play quarter notes Play sixteenth notes play the bass playing the hi-hat practice R L R L R L R L R L R L R L R L reading exercise repeat sign ride cymbal right hand rock beats rudiments series of exercises single-stroke roll SIXTEENTH-NOTE EXERCISE snare and bass snare drum song sound started stroke roll sure to count T T Y. Y. T T Tap/Up technique traditional grip TſU unaccented note whole note