Drum Set Book with CD
The second drum set book by this former Dizzy Gillespie drummer that teaches fundamental coordination between snare drum, bass drum and clave with exercises and cool charts. Includes a CD with demo and Play A-Long tracks so you can hear and practice the concepts presented in the book. An outstanding learning tool for all drummers!
Conga Techniques Book with CD
When anyone hears or sees Giovanni Hidalgo perform on the Congas they are impressed by his technique, his musicianship and his ability to make the music come to life. The basics on which he has built his playing technique are taught and demonstrated in this book. Every exercise and musical composition in the book is contained on the CD, which also contains video clips of each of the basic strokes.
This exciting book is extremely useful in providing the drummer with the fundamental skills to perform in a studio orchestra, big band, show band or small combo. It includes concepts, ideas and philosophies concerning how to play musically with any type of ensemble. Ideally, this book will prepare the drummer for most reading situations. Written by drumset master Steve Houghton who is well known as an instructor, performer and recording artist and from his numerous clinics as a staff clinician for Yamaha Drums. This comphrensive book comes with plastic covered wire binding so the book lays flat while you play along with the written examples.
Jazz & Latin Grooves for Drum Set
Former Dizzy Gillespie drummer Ignacio Berroa's book combines Rock & Funk with Afro-Cuban rhythms and shows you how to include these influences in your own drum set performances. Includes an outstanding CD which demostrates the concepts discussed in the book and also serves as a Play A-Long recording to help you practice what the book preaches! Very Cool!
By Antoon Aukes • Forward by Dr. John
Classic New Orleans Rhythms Transcribed for Today’s Musicians!A very unique book that explains the classic rhythms from the city where jazz and rock & roll drumming was born...New Orleans! This comprehensive text is written by well-known drummer and researcher Antoon Aukes. The Second Line book comes with a demonstration CD containing over eighty recorded examples. These recorded examples are easily referenced by track number appearing above each printed example within this handy new text. The recordings and exercises include techniques in early jazz, rhythm and blues, Mardi Gras Indians, funk and brass bands (both traditional and modern), in short...all a modern musician needs to know about these New Orleans drum essentials. The book is also filled with historical photos and quotes from many of the musicians who pioneered this great music.