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...
Festival Sight Reading is a book series written by two musical brothers who are professional performers and educators. Through progressive levels, students will gain confidence with the rhythms, keys, intervals, dynamics and ranges they will encounter while sight reading. Sight reading should be part of every musician's daily practice. Levels 1 through 6 are based on New York State's solo festival (NYSSMA) sight reading curriculum. Additional levels satisfy other states' requirements, which mak...
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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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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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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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...
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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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. ...
The new edition of this book includes over four hours of audio to accompany the publication. The CDs contain Latham performing all of the featured exercises as well as commentary and several short solo performances. This four CD set is now available for purchase with Contemporary Drumset Techniques.
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This is a comprehensive presentation of hundreds of snare drum studies addressing such technical issues as single and double stroke combinations; sixteenth and triplet combinations; open and closed roll progressions; combinations in _ time; closed rolls;flams and triplets; and much more. This book contains practice etudes and studies which will enhance the technical flexibility and hand coordination of any drummer.
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This collection of 40 studies includes topics such as the rudiments of music, reading exercises, and a collection of rudimental studies for the beginning snare drummer. By following a progressive method style, all the basic rudiments of music and snare drumming are included, such as: music theory * reading and counting * dynamics and accents * triplets * paradiddle sticking * 5, 7, 9, 13 and 17 stroke rolls * flams * flam accents * flam paradiddles and flamacues.
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