Most popular Percussion instruments books
The most popular Percussion instruments books currently available. Updated weekly.
(Technical). This book is a supplement to the first volume of Drum Machine Patterns. In it you will find over 260 rhythm patterns and breaks. These are original patterns that can be programmed easily on any drum machine. This book contains the rhythms most often used in contemporary music, and many patterns incorporate flams, to be used on the latest generation of drum machines.
Develop and hone a solid, steady technique with these ten Classic Rock Lead sheets for Drummers. Play-along with classic rock songs, including massive rock hits by the Beatles, The Police, Bryan Adams and more of your favourite artists. What's more, all the songs are compatible with Drum Along (BOE7401) allowing you to gig with a drummer Includes a CD with full version and play-along version with a clicktrack to help keep time. Learn with experienced instructor Jorg Fabig who includes, tips, cues and advice on playing the drums.Songlist: (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay - Redding, Otis Clocks - Coldplay Every Breath You Take - Police, The Free Fallin' - Petty, Tom And The Heartbreakers Friday I'm In Love - Cure, The Let It Be - Beatles, The Lonely Day - System Of A Down Reamonn - Supergirl Summer Of '69 - Adams, Bryan Supersonic - Oasis
Taking drummers through the early steps of learning drum kit notation via a series of simple exercises and performance pieces, this book contains playalongs, solos and duets suitable for use in individual practice, lessons and for school performances. The accompanying CD provides appropriate supporting backing tracks/teacher's part for each stage. Great preparation for Trinity Guildhall drum kit examinations.
Absolute Beginners: Electronic Drums is a comprehensive introduction to playing the Electronic Drums, from the history of the instrument to playing your very first grooves and beats. Covering a variety of genres with clear pictures, practical advice and easy-to-use audio downloads, this is the essential introductory book for anyone wanting to learn this fantastic instrument. The content of Absolute Beginners: Electronic Drums is uniquely focused on Electronic instead of Acoustic Drums, allowing you to take advantage of the increasing popularity and versatility of this innovative instrument. The book takes you through the history of the drums, through its many advantages to setting up your kit. Then you'll learn basic things like posture and how to hold the sticks, before getting into basic rhythms, extending the beat using the different parts of the kit and real grooves in a number of styles (Rock, Hip Hop, Funk and Disco). The accompanying Audio Download is accessible through the card that's included in the book, and it includes over 60 audio tracks that feature demonstrations and backing tracks of each of the exercises that are in the book. This makes learning much easier, more fun and will get you playing along with music as quickly as possible. From the very first time you play your Electronic Drums, Absolute Beginners will guide you through step-by-step with large images, clear explanations and very helpful hints that will get you playing and sounding great in no time at all. The Electronic Drums have an ever-increasing presence in all genres of music, and this Absolute Beginners book lets you take advantage of this and learn how to play them from the very beginning. Perfect for players of all tastes, this book demonstrates why the Electronic Drums are so adaptable to modern playing and also makes learning them as easy and clear as possible.
Gary Chester was one of the busiest studio drummers of the '60s and '70s and played on hundreds of hit records. His systems have been used and endorsed by drummers such as Kenny Aronoff, Danny Gottlieb, and Dave Weckl. This is not just another drum book, but rather a system that will help you develop the skills needed to master today's studio requirements. In this book, Gary Chester will help you to improve your: Reading Concentration Coordination Right and left-hand lead Awareness of the click This revised edition contains a CD with an interview with Chester himself!
Written by Colin Bailey, this book and online audio package helps drummers develop their bass drum technique and increase their flexibility through mastery of a range of exercises.
Let's Rock Start Playing Now! - Drums
Rod Ismay has a passion for the Tour de France. If you think you know someone who is obsessed, think again, but fortunately Rod's issues found their natural home when his native Yorkshire became the host for the 2014 Grand Depart. Rod also has another passion - as well as cycling he is quite keen on bell-ringing, so why not combine the two?
The world's best drummers are showcased in this book of magnificent photographs and fascinating interviews by renowned photographer Deirdre O'Callaghan.
Russell Hartenberger offers a performer's perspective on Steve Reich's compositions, from his iconic minimalist work, Drumming, to his masterpiece, Music for 18 Musicians. This study explores the performance issues encountered by musicians in Reich's original ensemble and reveals the techniques they developed to bring his compositions to life.
Get down with rock, R&B, jazz, blues, funk, and Latin rhythms! Groove to the beat in no time with this ultimate rockin' guide! Whether you're dreaming of starting a band, striking the snares, or simply playing a hand drum, this interactive book-and-CD package makes it easy to pick up the basics.
The book concentrates on Keith's influence as a drummer and musician and the impact he has had on rock'n'roll, and all reflect the deep affection that his madcap genius inspired in everyone with whom he came into contact.
Based on the best-selling biography Dear Boy by Tony Fletcher, Who Are You brings to the page Keith Moon's incredible life and premature death in a dramatic graphic reconstruction by genre masters Jim McCarthy and Marc Olivent.
Learn how to utilise rhythm and reflection in both therapeutic and educational settings with this practical guide. This book presents a model of practice with a proven track record for social and emotional development, with examples of fun, interactive rhythmic exercises to use with both individuals and groups.
An engaging, practical, sometimes poetic account of the new world of percussion music -- from the 1930s (Varese, Cage) to today -- by one of its leading practitioners.
Lets you become the drummer in Pink Floyd. Containing nine songs, this books includes two recorded sound-alike CDs with backing tracks to play and sing along to. The songs are transcribed from the original recordings with drum charts, melody line and chord symbols.
Contains all the set pieces, exercises and specimen sight-reading tests for the Tuned Percussion examinations, Grades 1 & 2.
Contains all the set pieces, exercises and specimen sight-reading tests for the Snare Drum examinations, Grades 3 & 4.
Heard the one about the drummer who had to fly separately from the rest of Oasis because they thought he was bad luck? Or the drummer who drummed his way out of prison? Well, here they are - the ultimate collection of stories about legendary drummers and you won't have heard any of these before.
Contains all the set pieces, exercises and specimen sight-reading tests for the Snare Drum examinations, Grades 1 & 2.
Contains all the set pieces, exercises and specimen sight-reading tests for the Snare Drum examinations, Grades 5 & 6.