Afro-Cuban Coordination for Drumset will enable you to develop the necessary coordination with which to play in a variety of Afro-Cuban musical styles. By combining ostinatos with coordination studies and variations, the book provides challenging material for drummers. The book is filled with rhythmic phrases typical of the Afro-Cuban style that will help you make the transition from practicing coordination exercises to playing music.
The accompanying CD contains demo and play-along tracks in the Mambo, Songo, Mozambique, and Nanigo styles.
Throughout this book, exercises and music examples work in combination with the audio tracks on the CD to help develop your technique and guide you to new, more adventurous avenues of drumming, whether you're already in a band or starting out. Complete with words of wisdom from some of the greatest drummers of modern times, as well as a vital guide to setting up your kit in studio and live situations, 100 Tips For Drums contains everything you need to learn how to drum like the all-time greats.
This manual introduces the percussionist to Brazilian instruments, rhythms, techniques and history. Includes complete applications for the drumset and two model pieces (with full score) for ten or more players.
Available are the following graded volumes:
Book 1: M221107879
Book 2: M221101594
Book 3: M221101600
This unique guide to world percussion covers 28 different
instruments with descriptions and performance techniques.
Exercises and traditional rhythms are illustrated in both traditional
music notation and time box notation. The enhanced CD doubles
as a fun multimedia learning tool that works on any Windows compatible
or Macintosh computer.
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Two pieces by Elisabeth Amandi for two drumsets.
The reliance upon technology in today's musical world means the demand for drummers to be comfortable working with backing tracks and programmed loops is greater than ever before. Just listening for a few moments to a commercial radio station will clearly demonstrate the vast proliferation of sampled breakbeat phrases, as well as the enormous popularity of combining loops with the 'natural' feel of a live drummer.
The best way to practice is to have fun while you learn, and that is exactly what The Ultimate Play-Along series is all about. Every musician has learned by playing along with records, and now with Ultimate Play-Along you can practice with great recorded music as if you were a member of the band! That's because you get each track mixed without your instrument. You also get to hear the music with the featured instrument as well for reference.
Book and CD tutorial pack from the acclaimed jazz-rock fusion drummer.
Intended to help students prepare for graded exams. In these series, the following books are available:
Book 1: ISBN0571532845
Book 2: ISBN9780571532858
A guide to Applying afro-cuban grooves to funk, rock and jazz, for bass and drums.
Everything you need to start playing now.
In-depth coverage of popular percussion instruments, including history, tuning, maintenance, techniques, exercises, ensembles, and more, from a world-renowned educator and performer, Kalani. Each book comes with an enhanced CD featuring additional multimedia content, including demonstrations of all rhythms and techniques and tuning instructions.
Ghana, West Africa is the source for many rhythms throughout the world. In this book, ethnomusicologist and drumset artist Royal Hartigan, with the help of Ghanaian Master Drummers, Abraham Adzenyah and Freeman Donkor, have adapted West African rhythms to the drumset.
The accompanying CD features a Ghanaian drumming ensemble as well as selected drumset adaptations.
After extensive field-testing in the U.S. and Canada, World Music Drumming has passed all the tests! Aimed primarily at grades 6-8 with extensions into the lower elementary grades and the high school, you and your students will learn drumming techniques, sing lots of great songs with accompaniment and movement, connect African and Latin American cultural traditions to the music performed, and discover how music can be the perfect vehicle for teaching team building, respect, focusing, listening, problem solving, and other important life skills. The Teacher's Edition provides complete lesson plans and a step-by-step teaching process. The handy reproducible Cross-Cultural Student Enrichment Book offers a variety of information and fun for your students. The helpful DVD goes right into the classroom to show how to teach the lessons, using middle school students to demonstrate the parts. Available: Teacher's Edition, DVD, Reproducible Cross-Cultural Student Enrichment Book, Classroom Kit (includes all of the above components). Grades 3-8.
Create compelling rhythm-based events for groups of all kinds! Learn the art of drum circle facilitation from master percussionist, educator and award-winning drum circle facilitator, Kalani. This
book contains curriculum-ready activities, resources and ideas and an interactive DVD complete with activities, games, instrument guide and inspirational interviews. Participants will also gain essential life skills: creative thinking, active listening, teamwork, self-direction and communication.
Featuring the Music of Randy Waldman and the Drumming of Vinnie Colaiuta. Book & 2 CDs. Musicians and teachers alike will love the analysis, transcriptions, and great music this book offers. The UnReel Drum Book contains a detailed and clear analysis of the playing of one of the greatest drumming legends ever, Vinnie Colaiuta.
A Comprehensive Source for Playing Drums in Odd Time Signatures. For drum set. Instructional book and accompaniment CD. With drum notation, introductory text and instructional text.
Make your rock band better, or prepare yourself to join one! This sensational series lets you improve your intuitive sense of timing and improvisation, develop your technique and reading ability, and master your role in the groove. Play along with a Berklee faculty band on the accompanying CD, then play with your own band!
Drum beats made simple! Now you can learn to rock with the best, with the coolest new drum method written by drum legend Carmine Appice. Just like his classic award-winning drum method Realistic Rock, Carmine has made learning to play the drums fun and easy. Includes two CDs to play along with.
This book and audio package is for all beginners who want to
learn how to play the bongos, congas and djembe drums in a fun
and musical way.
By Mark Huntly Parsons. A useful book on how to get the best possible drum tracks on any recording project.
Soloing is often neglected in the drumset player's routine. The Drumset Soloist was written to provide you with the practice material to approach any drumset solo, in any style, with ease.
The World Beat Rhythms series explores rhythmic styles from different regions of the world. The hybrid compositions and rhythms in this book and CD package are influenced by the popular Acom, Adowa, and rhythms from the Central African Republic. All levels.
Photographs of each percussion instrument
Instruction on techniques used to play each instrument
Rhythm indexes played at different tempos
Audio examples of each rhythm demonstrated on their respective instruments
The Cd contains demonstration and play-along tracks that can be used when learning and practicing the examples. Play along with a 30-piece percussion ensemble with drumset and bass.
The World Beat Rhythms series can be used by students who want to teach themselves, or by music educators for private or group instruction
Available are the following books:
Book I: Grades 1 & 2
Book II: Grades 3 & 4
Book III: Grades 5 & 6
Book IV: Grades 7 & 8
Available are all exam books, grades 1-8 (CD included).
Sight reading pieces for drum kit.
Available are the following books:
Book 1, Grades 1-4 (TG 008749)
Book 2, Grades 5-8 (TG 008855)
Available are the following exam books (CD included):
Initial (TCL 010414)
Grade 1 (TCL 010421)
Grade 2 (TCL 010438)
Grade 3 (TCL 010445)
Grade 4 (TCL 010452)
Grade 5 (ISBN9780857362506)
Grade 6 (ISBN9780857362513)
Grade 7 (ISBN9780857362520)
Grade 8 (ISBN9780857362537)
Drum Kit pieces and studies for different grades from the Trinity Guildhall Drum Kit Syllabus 2011–2013. The enclosed CD includes backing tracks for the Group A pieces in addition to full performances (with kit) of all Group A pieces.
Available are the following volumes:
Drum Kit 1, Grades 1-2 (ISBN9780857360199)
Drum Kit 2 Grades 3-4 (ISBN9780857360205)
Drum Kit 3, Grades 5-6 (ISBN9780857360212)
Drum Kit 4, Grades 7-8 (ISBN9780857360229)
Take the Lead is a terrific series of books for all instrumentalists, young and old. Eight jazz classics are arranged for each instrument as stand-alone solos, or all the instruments can play together. Each song includes chord symbols in concert pitch for use by piano or guitar, or the player can use the full backing track from the CD as accompaniment. The CD also includes tuning notes and full version demonstration tracks of each song to help each musician learn the song. It's a great all-around package at a great price, and perfect for the band student who is looking for more music to play, especially as an introduction to jazz.
An Easy Beginning Method by John Marshall. Learn to play rhythms from all over the world on the djembe, conga, pandeiro, dumbek, fram drum and riq. After introducing the various families of drums and basic drum notation, the author takes you through each instrument from how to hold it to playing appropriate world rhythms. You'll learn about Nigerian Frekoba, West-African Djoli, the Latin clave and Samba, Moroccan folk rhythms, Arabic Dawr Hindy, and much more! 48 pages.
Recorded Acc. Available.
Learn how to take any basic rock/funk drum beat and morph it into jazz and world music feels. Improve your chops, expand your versatility, and develop your own style. The accompanying CD features over 90 play-along tracks to test out your morphing techniques as you groove with a Berklee band in all contemporary styles.
The Instruments, Techniques, and Compositions for Ensemble Performance, by C.A. Grosso. For World Percussion.
Hand Drumming Essentials is unlike any book you've seen! This innovative new approach provides all the information you need to begin and maintain your own hand drumming ensemble. The book includes an introduction to hand drumming; instruments of the hand drumming ensemble (including conga, bongos and timbales, and exotic world percussion instruments such as agogo, axatse, caxixi and toke); performance techniques; rehearsal techniques; the development of hand drumming technique; and compositions for performance.
Also available without CD (ISBN0739015044)
The latest djembe rhythms. Francais/English.
The Drummer's Bible is an easy and accessible guide providing all the information and advice that any budding drummer needs to get started. The book comes in a very practical small format spiral binding.
This is the complete method book for the djembe, an African tuned drum that is becoming ever more popular in various styles of music. The author starts from this happy pre-supposition: Everyone can play the djembe! This instrument has characteristic sounds and phrases, from bold to extremely subtle. One musician stated, “Beating the drum with bare hands is not only playing the drum. It is truly touching the sound which is intangible.” The method starts at the very beginning, defining the most basic aspects of the drum and its playing. Progressive exercises, teaching increasingly complex rhythms, accents and phrasing, comprise the bulk of the method.
A practical guide to the world of rhythm. Suitable for teachers and students 6 years and older, beginners to advanced. CD included.
No matter what your level of musical knowledge, this is a simple, fun method for students of all ages who want to start playing the drums. Jam with the band in a variety of musical styles, including rock, funk, swing and blues.
with a progressive teaching guide. Grades 1-8.
The book contains:
Advice on equipment Instructions for an effective technique and a comfortable posture Explanatory section on reading drum notation Easy-to-follow lessons on clear, uncluttered pages Audio CD with a virtuoso performance, backing tracks and audio examples Compatible with A New Tune A Day for Electric Guitar and A New Tune A Day for Bass Guitar Tests to check progress and comprehension Useful pull-out library of drum grooves.
by C. Paul Herfurth. Teaches you everything from the rudiments of music to holding the drum sticks. Covers all the basic drumming techniques.
A collection of drumroots.
Essential exercises for improving technique. Legendary drummer Rod Morgenstein reveals his innovative warm-up method designed to limber up your entire body. While snare/pad warm-up books focus on hand, wrist, and finer development, Drum Set Warm-Ups will get your arms and whole body moving in clockwise, counterclockwise, up, down, side-to-side, cross-over, cross-under, and criss-cross motions.
This workshop will increase your confidence, and give you a greater facility and command of the drum set. It will help you develop the necessary skills and techniques to play to your full potential.
This innovative method is a practical approach to playing the drumset. Students start their first lesson by playing an actual beat! The book is divided into two sections: “Rock” and “Jazz”. In each section students learn the use of the hi-hat, ride cymbal, snare drum and bass drum in their respective styles. A play-along CD is available for corresponding drum charts.
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Rhythm song book compiled by Janis Merand & Michelle Blommestein.