This book contains supplementary studies at an advanced level which are expressively prepared to improve sight reading ability and technique. This book is geared towards the percussionist already familiar with the rudiments of drumming.
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With The Drum Master Key, Florian Alexandru-Zorn has compiled a comprehensive teaching system using a modular structure to pave the way towards fluency in all musical genres. The individual chapters provide access to a broad spectrum of musical styles beginning with fundamental rhythms, and progressing through dynamics, polyrhythms, and displacements to create a technically and musically satisfying daily workout. To avoid inflicting an interminable sequence of exercises on percussionists, this v...
Written for quad players, drum instructors, band directors, and anyone wishing to better understand the instrument. The issues covered are those which are unique to the art of tenor drumming including playing areas, quality of sound, crossovers, scrapes,and much more. The book is full of quality exercises, etudes, a cadence, and a challenging solo.
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Timing & Technique Exercises for the Modern Drummer. The goal of this book is to help develop, expand and solidify your rhythmic vocabulary, accuracy and comfort level and to build chops on top of that. The "rhythm builders" are meant to build your rhythmic vocabulary and make you much more comfortable, confident and accurate. The rhythms go from common to obscure, and there are certainly some challenges. As you train your mind, body and musical instinct with new and familiar rhythms through tho...
A collection of 200 sight reading examples in a variety of keys, meters and grade levels. Appropriate for intermediate to advanced level players. Designed to help sharpen sight reading skills by providing short examples similar in construction to those found at a typical "All-State" audition. Comb bound.
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Inspired by Charley Wilcoxon's "Modern Rudimental Swing Solos," these 22 original snare drum solos were written for developing students as well as advanced drummers. Each solo combines rudiments with rhythmic phrasing in musical pieces that include: 40 PAS International Drum Rudiments; contemporary hybrid rudiments; interesting effects like crush rolls, back sticking, butt-end stabs and claw rolls; rudimental solos that swing; and more. Each solo is fun to play and helps to build technique.
One of the classic snare drum books in print today! This publication presents the reader with challenging and stimulating material for the intermediate and advanced percussion student. Contains 50 musical solos and brief performance notes. 55 pages.
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The Portraits in Rhythm: Study Guide contains a detailed analysis of the fifty snare drum etudes from Portraits in Rhythm. The observations and interpretations represent many years of performing and teaching. This comprehensive study guide gives you the author's insight on how to maximize the exercises, and it inspires skills which will carry over to other compositions and performances.
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A systematic approach to developing technical and solo skills on multi-tenors. 16 solos for tenor drums (quads & quints), performance suggestions, rudiments applied to the drums, exercises, explanations of sweeps, scrapes, and crossovers. This book has it all! With contributions and solos from Scott Johnson, Tom Aungst, Paul Rennick and Others.
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Book contains the 40 PAS rudiments with corresponding solos. Also included are 5 graduated solos utilizing ALL the rudiments. The book comes with 2 CD's that include the individual rudiments performed at different tempos as well as musical accompaniment for the recorded solos. Includes: • DAVILA: Double Or Nothing • DAVILA: For What For? • DAVILA: Gimme Five • DAVILA: Hey, Lesson to Me • DAVILA: May I Please Have a Roll? • DA...
The lessons in Rhythm and Drumming Demystified (R.A.D.D.) utilize a process of adapting the rudiments---and the countless variations and grooves they spawn---to the framework of five systems of common rhythmic figures, as a means to increase one's control and flexibility with any sticking or time-feel. The book also contains a groundbreaking system for using the voice to develop one's "internal clock." By using this system, drummers can improve their groove by learning to generate time with their...
With Big Band Drumming at First Sight, Steve Fidyk offers a comprehensive approach to improve sight-reading skills in a big band setting. With advice on how to accompany different musical forms and playing styles, Fidyk gives detailed information that will strengthen your ability to recognize band figures and beat patterns quickly and easily. The companion play-along MP CD features 10 arrangements of varying style with beat and figure examples extracted from each score that are "looped" or repeat...
Kiko Freitas shares his expertise and love of the rhythms of his home country of Brazil in this inspiring and enlightening look at samba. Starting with a breakdown of the layers of samba, Kiko presents independence ideas using tamborim rhythms, batucada patterns, left hand and left foot independence concepts, odd-meter tamborim rhythms, and an approach to the samba snare drum. From there the material expands to include partido alto, using the brushes in samba, samba/funk, and samba school concept...
This title reinforces the basic rudiments in a variety of different ways to stimulate muscle memory, technique and musicianship. My First Snare Drum introduces individuals and groups to standard methodology. This innovative approach, including unique "make your own" exercises, has been student tested for many years by drummer and teacher Seth Goldberg. A fun approach to playing the snare drum! -the publisher
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The "Goldenberg Book" has been used by generations of orchestral snare drum players to develop their skills. As well as studies and etudes, this book includes excerpts of major orchestral repertoire for snare drum and all of the instruments of the percussion family. This edition, edited by Tony Cirone, includes phrasings and stickings along with re-engraved etudes. This book is the primary source for percussionists to learn proper technique and important orchestral repertoire.
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Exercises and studies for basic orchestral and ensemble playing. Includes rudiments to strengthen both hands and improve reflexes while developing rapid stick technique. Includes 24 exercises for the student and 24 duets for the student and teacher. -thepublisher
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Featuring 40 essential lessons, this method book by performer/educators Ben Hans and John S. Pratt is ideal for classroom use and for private instruction. Hal Leonard School for Snare Drum is designed to develop a drummer's rhythmic vocabulary and musical artistry. It starts with the very basics - such as parts of the snare and types of snares - presenting music fundamentals to beginners in a non-intimidating way. Also ideal for more experienced snare drummers, the book is loaded with helpful met...
This book examines every aspect of the snare drum roll and provides resources and valuable knowledge for beginners, experienced musicians, and professionals regardless of their skill level. Through written explanations, diagrams, photographs, exercises and more, the snare drum roll will no longer be a mystery but a technique anyone can understand and master. The Modern Concert Snare Drum Roll is designed to provide teachers with an instructional resource and students a method for home practice. ...