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Alfred Music Publishing Releases Complete Edition of Best-Selling Drumset Method

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Monday, October 11, 2010

Alfred Music Publishing, the leader in educational music publishing since 1922, is proud to release Drumset Method Complete, a comprehensive method comprising three best-selling books for drumset.

Drumset Method Complete is all a drummer needs to start playing right away and be able to reach an advanced level. Featuring all essential concepts in Complete Drumset Method: Beginning, Intermediate, and Mastering Drumset, this complete edition is the perfect companion for either private instruction or even self-teaching on the drums.

Drumset Method Complete begins with fundamental concepts such as stick techniques, snare drum rudiments, accents, dynamics, and reading drumset music. At the intermediate level, topics include triplets, swing eighths, shuffle beats, the flam and drag, advanced rudiments, and practical topics for building endurance.

The book concludes with advanced concepts such as multiple-bounce rolls, sixteenth-note funk beats, advanced sixteenth-note coordination, a system for creating drum fills, and examples in blues, Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, and jazz styles. In addition, an MP3 CD demonstrating examples and for playing along is included for each concept taught throughout the method.

Drumset Method Complete is now available as a book and CD for $29.99. Pick up your copy at a local music retail store, or buy it today at alfred.com.