An Inspiring Method to Playing the Drums, Guided by the Legends
By Rich Lackowski
ISBN 10: 0739080938
ISBN 13: 9780739080931
Series: On the Beaten Path Instrument: Drum Set
Category: Percussion - Drum Set Method or Collection
Format: Book, CD & DVD
Thisinspiring three-volume instructional series teaches you to play thedrums using carefully selected beats and fills from hit songs thatshaped modern music. Level 2 teaches you to play with over 50 authenticblues and jazz beats and fills by legendary drummers including SteveJordan (The Blues Brothers), Chris Layton (Stevie Ray Vaughan), MaxRoach (Miles Davis), Buddy Rich, and many more. You'll also learn toplay double-stroke rolls, buzz rolls, the 9-stroke roll, accents, rimclicks, ghost notes, crescendos, and decrescendos. And you'll learnvaluable concepts like call and response, reading and playing cues, andimprovisation. Tips, tools, and terms are used throughout to introducekey drumming concepts at just the right pace. The DVD correlates withall the lessons, beats, and fills in the book.
"This series makesit fun to learn to play, learning pieces of inspirational drummingperformances to build a rhythmic foundation."
–Robin Tolleson, Modern Drummer