94 pages | PDF

It's Your Move is about achieving your maximum potential as a player. This book is the culmination of questions that have been asked of Dom Famularo during his private teaching career for 30 years, many masterclasses, clinics, large drum expos, and 40 years of professional playing. The exercises contained in this book are vignettes to spark fun and creativity. This book is for your hands and your feet, on the drum pad and the drum set. It will help you better understand the ability of your hands and feet. The title of the book means it's up to you and your desire be

58 pages | PDF

This book developed by two masters Elliot Fine and Marvin Dahlgren. All drummers will find something new. The book pointed on drummers from beginner to advanced level, so all drummers should have this book in own collection. A lot of exercises, examples and techniques covered. Topics covered:

82 pages | PDF

The four-volume PATTERNS series by Gary Chaffee is one of the most contemporary and comprehensive drum methods available. Endorsed by many of today's top players, the books cover a wide range of materials, and will help students develop the kinds of skills necessary for drum set performance. The PATTERNS books are designed to be used in any order, or in combination with one another. A must for the serious student. Rhythm & Meter Patterns deals with a comprehensive examination of rhythmic and metric materials, including such things

85 pages | PDF

In Technique Patterns, the student is challenged with a variety of routines designed to increase technical in the hands and feet. Included are exercises on finger control, endurance, multiple-note playing, hand-foot combinations and more. The Patterns Series The four books contained in the Patterns series have been designed to help students in developing an awareness of the types of materials currently being used in contemporary music drum performance. Throught the books, many suggestions will be made concerning how these materials can be applied to the drum

49 pages | PDF

Time Functioning Patterns - Focuses on time functioning skills in both the jazz and rock areas. Topics include cymbal ostinatos and linear phrasing, as well as melodic and harmonic jazz ccordination. The four-volume PATTERNS series by Gary Chaffee is one of the most contemporary and comprehensive drum methods

48 pages | PDF

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. By working with this book, you'll improve your reading, concentraton, coordination, right and left-hand lead, and awareness of the click.

90 pages | PDF

This sequel to The New Breed is a more advanced book that teaches a method for learning total independence and creativity. It was started by Gary Chester and completed by his student Chris Adams after Gary's death. Topics covered include: cross bonuses, wac-a-chuck bonuses, disco, funk, swing, 8th-note triplet bonuses, 16th-note triplet melodies, odd times, and much more. Includes a special tribute to Gary Chester.

47 pages | PDF

Accents and Rebounds adds accent routines and more advanced rhythms to the basics covered in Stick Control, adding finesse and control to the player's skills. This followup book to the classic Stick Control, by George Lawrence Stone, includes sections on accented eighths, accented dotted notes, accented triplets, rebound control

50 pages | PDF

George Lawrence Stone's Stick Control is the original classic, often called the bible of drumming. In 1993, Modern Drummer magazine named it one of the top 25 drumming books of all-time. In the words of the author, this is the ideal book for improving "control, speed, flexibility, touch, rhythm, lightness,

119 pages | PDF

This book deals with the principles, techniques, rhythms, and concepts of progressive jazz. Topics include improvisation, interaction of parts, meter-within-meter phrasing, cymbal rhythms, triplet performance patterns, independent performance patterns, and much more.