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Learn Drumming Styles from Around the World with Alfred’s Drum Atlas, Vol. 1

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Monday, December 20, 2010
Alfred Music Publishing proudly partners with the National Guitar Workshop to release the first full volume of world drumming styles from the best-selling Drum Atlas Series.

Drum Atlas: Volume 1 allows drummers to discover the rich traditions, history, origins, and pioneering artists of exciting drum styles from around the globe. They’ll learn the characteristic rhythms and techniques used in some of the world's most remarkable music. All the music in the book is arranged for the drumset and will enlighten every drummer—from beginners to advanced players.

Volume 1 of this series features the diverse music from five distinct parts of the world: Africa, Brazil, Cuba, India, and Jamaica. Drummers will learn how to infuse their playing with new and exciting flavors that are unique to each of these geographic areas. In addition, an MP3 CD with over four hours of music is included to demonstrate all the examples in the book.

As part of Alfred’s ongoing commitment to improving our environment, this book is printed on 100% recycled paper stock.

Drum Atlas: Volume 1 is now available in book and MP3 CD format for $29.99. Pick up your copy at a local music retail store, or buy it today at alfred.com/drums.