Author: Peter Erskine
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
Release Date: 2008-08
Essential Drum Fills is a collection of fills that Peter Erskine has enjoyed hearing and /or playing over the years. The book includes over 500 drum fills in a variety of styles and ensembles, as well as multiple examples, transcriptions and drum charts. Comes with online audio demonstrations and play-alongs. Music PDF files are also included.
Author: Blake Paulson
Publisher: Alfred Music
Release Date: 2014-08-22
Linear Drum Fills is a book designed to help you grasp the essential skills and ideas necessary for creating and performing musical, interesting, and exciting drum fills in the linear style. The linear style of drumming is most commonly used in R&B, funk, and gospel music.
Author: David Garibaldi
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
Release Date: 1990
At long last, the secrets of Tower of Power drummer David Garibaldi's groundbreaking funk/jazz fusion drumming techniques are presented in this innovative book. Whether you play rock, heavy metal, jazz or funk, you'll learn how to incorporate Garibaldi's contemporary "linear" styles and musical concepts into your playing as you develop your own unique drumset vocabulary. Funk/Jazz techniques are highlighted in chapters on development of the "Two Sound Level" concept, Four-Bar Patterns, Groove Playing and Funk Drumming, followed by a series of challenging exercises which include 15 Groove Studies and 17 Permutation Studies. These techniques are combined with modern musical ideas that will help you build a solid foundation and add finesse to your bag of tricks.
Master the Drum Kit and Learn to Play Drums Like a Pro - A comprehensive guide to playing the drums for beginners - Quickly turn initial rudiments into exciting rhythms - Discover essential drum techniques, grooves, fills and patterns - Develop perfect rhythm skills and apply them musically - Play along with over 4 hours of audio tracks - Master impressive drum studies and essential drum loops - Discover the history of the drum kit Learn to Play Drums is a Complete Modern Drum Method - Do you want to learn the drums in the style of your musical heroes? - Do you want to master the fundamental rhythms, grooves and language of modern drums? - Do you want to develop perfect drum technique while learning to make music? Learn to Play Drums goes way beyond every other 'boring' text book to teach you perfect drum technique... from the ground up. Here's What You Get: - A complete course in modern drumming for beginners. - Cohesive development of fundamental drumming techniques, rudiments, patterns and vocabulary - Detailed breakdown of each drum in the kit and how to use them - Perfectly notated drum fills, grooves and exercises with over 4 hours of downloadable audio. Bonus One: Learn to read drum notation and deal with whatever the gig throws at you. Bonus Two: Virtually limitless sticking exercises The Most Comprehensive Guide to Drums for Beginners Learn to Play Drums is different to every other drum book. It is the most in-depth guide to building modern drum technique available. You will begin by discovering the basic rhythms that comprise the fundamentals of modern drumming, before moving on to two-handed playing, using your feet and constructing a groove. Next, you'll quickly discover how to create the essential patterns used in modern drumming, using two, three and four voices. As Learn to Play Drums progresses, the examples get more and more interesting, until you're playing exciting, intricate drums with confidence and style. Go from zero to hero and quickly become the most important member of any band. Hear it! Learning the drums from paper is one thing, but once you hear how the exercise should sound, they become music. Learn to Play Drums contains over 4 hours of supporting audio examples to help you get inside the music, and quickly apply each new drum skill in any real musical situation. Buy it now and discover the authentic language of the drums.
Author: Ed Roscetti
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Release Date: 2003
(Musicians Institute Press). A "one-on-one" lesson with MI instructor Ed Roscetti, this book/CD pack teaches the feel, grooves, fills and styles you need to know for funk and hip-hop drumming. Includes lessons on: feeling the downbeats; syncopated backbeats; in between straight and swing; feeling the upbeats; three ways to explore and play time; hip-hop shuffle; straight time; moving the sixteenths; and more. The accompanying CD contains tracks for demonstration and play-along.
Author: Mick Berry
Publisher: See Sharp Press
Release Date: 2012-09-01
Updated to include 50 additional grooves, this encyclopedic book and two-CD set contains more than 450 musical examples in standard notation, showing grooves and practical variations. Overviews of the history and development of almost all popular music styles are covered alongside innumerable helpful performance tips. The two accompanying CDs feature performances of nearly 200 of the grooves, including every primary style example, all performed both with and without a click track. Styles covered include blues, rock, jazz, reggae, country, klezmer, ska, samba, punk, surf, heavy metal, latin rock, and funk; virtually every style a performing drummer will ever need to play is in there. This revised second edition also includes an updated bibliography and discography, as well as more historical information about the individual styles.
Slammin' Simon teaches aspiring rockstars all the rudiments, grooves and fills they need to get drumming in no time! His fun instructional resources are perfect for use in the lesson room, by instructors who work with young students, as well as at home, by parents of children learning to play percussion. In his 20 Essential Drum Rudiments guide, Simon and his pet turtle, Rudi, introduce their favorite Roll, Diddle, Flam and Drag rudiments. These hand patterns (or "stickings") provide drummers with a solid foundation for their future percussion study and development. PRO TIP: Thanks to Amazon's awesome MatchBook program, buying the PRINT version of this book allows you access to the Kindle digital copy for . . . wait for it . . . FREE!
Author: Andols Herrick
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Release Date: 2012
Explains and notates metal drumming concepts (double bass beats, hand exercises, time signature manipulation, the blast beat, drum and cymbal fills, and more) and demonstrates them up-close on the accompanying DVD.
Author: DAVID BARRETT
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
Release Date: 2016-06-08
Blues Drums, within the School of the Blues Lesson Series, contains over 250 examples of blues drum patterns and technique-building exercises! Subjects covered in this book are: The History of Blues Drumming; Choosing YourInstrument and Getting Your Sound; Exercises for Development of Technique (Sticking and foot patterns specific to playing blues); Blues Shuffles & Swing Beats, Slow Blues, Ballads and the Triplet Groove (12/8 Time); Blues Rhumba, Calypso Beats and Samba Feel; Two-Beat/Cut Time; Early Rock 'n' Roll and Surf Beats; New Orleans, Soul and Funk Influences; and Build-ups & Fills. This book is accompanied by an online audio recording of all examples played on the drums with the backing of the School of the Blues All-Star Band. It is recommended that you also purchase Blues Drums Play-Along Trax to have full- length play-along trax for you to apply what you learn in this book. Includes access to online audio