No-Brainer: Play Drumset
We Make Playing Drumset a No-Brainer!
Item: 00-37504
UPC: 038081420882
ISBN 10: 073908089X
ISBN 13: 9780739080894
PRICE: $24.99
Series: No-Brainer
Category: Percussion - Drum Set Method or Collection
Format: Book & DVD
Instrument: Drum Set
With this book, you'll discover that playing drumset is a no-brainer. You get a simple and direct approach that has you playing in just a few pages. Start with basics, like holding your sticks and setting up the drumset, and then move on to learning beats, fills, odd time signatures, and advanced techniques like polyrhythms, the stick shot, buzz strokes, brushes, accelerando, and more. Play beats and fills in the style of legendary drummers, and even learn to improvise. The informative DVD includes video for the basic instruction portion of the book and audio tracks for every example, providing a comprehensive multimedia experience.
"The Weight"
"Theme from New York, New York"
Rock and Funk in 7/8
Jazz in 3/4
Basic 6/8 Grooves
Time Playing in Five
"The Trees"
"Runnin' Down a Dream"
"Back in Black"
"I Won't Back Down"
"Boulevard of Broken Dreams"
"In the Mood"
"Chelsea Bridge"
"Blues Walk"
"Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground"
"In a Mellow Tone"
"I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)"
"I've Got You Under My Skin"
"Theme from New York, New York"
"Straight, No Chaser"
Tuning the Drums
Drumstick Selection
Basic Rock Beats
Building Blocks of Odd Time Signatures
3/4 and 6/8 Review
"On the Road Again"
Ten Golden Rules of Getting Locked
"Free Fallin'" (ex. 1)
"In Walked Bud"
The Ultimate Team Effort
"Sweet Emotion"
"When the Levee Breaks"
Incorporating the Left Foot
The Multiple Bounce Roll
Crescendo and Decrescendo
"Tom Sawyer"
Playing in 7/16
Bass and Drums
"Walk This Way"
"Everybody Loves Somebody" (ex. 1)
The Art of Listening
The Parts of a Drumset
Setting up the Drums
Holding the Drumsticks
"Stone Crazy"
"Pride and Joy"
"Red House" (ex. 1)
Buzz Strokes
Trading Fours
"Blues Walk"
Basic Hand Technique
The Fermata
Double Time
"Rootsman Skanking"
Basic Latin Beats
"The Girl from Ipanema"
Methods for Improving
Professional Issues
The Search for Playing Opportunities
Accented Notes
"Who Do You Love"
"Boom, Boom"
"I Want to Be Loved #2"
"Green Onions"
Wire Brushes
"At Last" (ex. 1)
"At Last" (ex. 2)
Dropping Bombs
More Jazz Beats
"In Walked Bud"
More Jazz Fills
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Lower Back Problems
Freelance Drumming
The Most Common Freelance Situations
"Bad to the Bone"
"Texas Flood"
"Sweet Home Chicago" (ex. 1)
"Sweet Home Chicago" (ex. 2)
"So What"
Stick Shot
"In Walked Bud" (ex. 3)
"Chelsea Bridge"
"Desafinado (Off Key)"
"Manish Boy"
"Texas Flood"
What to Ask When Called for a Freelance Gig
"Bad to the Bone"
"One Love / People Get Ready"
Articulation and Dynamics---Light and Shade
Jazz in 5/4
Playing in 5/8
Playing in 5/16
Time Playing in Seven
"So What"
Basic Jazz Fills
"Paradise City"
"You Shook Me All Night Long"
Counting Sixteenth Notes
"Hard to Handle"
Which One Are You---Space Hog or Groovemeister?
Methods of Communication
"Everybody Loves Somebody" (ex. 2)
Basic Country Beats
Basic Rock Fills
"Come As You Are"
First and Second Endings
"The Devil Went Down to Georgia"
Basic Funk Beats
"Groovy Lady"
"Free Fallin'" (ex. 2)
"I Won't Back Down"
"Boulevard of Broken Dreams" (ex. 1)
The Drag
The Grid
Setting the Pace
Taking Eighths and Sixteenths for a Spin Through the Paces
"Doodle Loop (The World Is a Little Bit Under the Weather)"
Test Driving a Triplet Groove Through the Paces
"Boulevard of Broken Dreams" (ex. 2)
Basic Foot Technique
Reading Music Notation
Parts of a Drum
"Red House" (ex. 2)
Basic Jazz Beats
"Everybody Loves Somebody"
The Rim Click
Time/Meter/Tempo Manipulation
"Me and Bobby McGee"
Half Time
"Wherever I May Roam"
Drumhead Selection
"What a Wonderful World"
Ritardando and Accelerando
Summing It All Up
Conceptual Approaches
The Space Race---Using Silence and Sound to Create Tension and Release
"D'Yer Mak'er"
Basic Blues and Shuffle Beats
"Red House"
"You Shook Me"
"Super Bad, Pt. 1"
Basic Reggae Beats
"Paying the Cost to Be the Boss"
One Drop
Keeping It Simple---Stripping a Groove Down to Its Bare Essentials
"54-46 That's My Number"
One-Measure Repeat
"Buffalo Soldier"
Thinking in Phrases---A Lyrical Approach
Getting Creative
Tools of the Trade
"Sweet Home Chicago"
"Livin' on the Edge"
"Back in Black"
"Jamie's Cryin'"
"Unfunky UFO"
"You Can Make It If You Try"
Kick Drum and Bass
A Match Made in Heaven
Creating Kick/Bass Grooves
"Brick House"
Variations on the Basics
"I've Got You Under My Skin" (ex. 1)
"I've Got You Under My Skin" (ex. 2)
"I've Got You Under My Skin" (ex. 3)
Rock and Funk in 7/4
Jazz in 7/4
Playing in 7/8
Dotted Notes
"Come As You Are"
"Smoke on the Water"
"Free Fallin"'
"In Walked Bud"
Playing in 7/4
About the Authors
The Double-Stroke Roll
"In Walked Bud"
"You Shook Me"
Open Hi-Hat Foot Splash
The Flam
"The Sidewinder"
Hi-Hat and Cymbal Variations
Ghost Notes
"Pride and Joy"
"Move It on Over"
Basic Blues and Shuffle Fills
"In Walked Bud" (ex. 1)
"In Walked Bud" (ex. 2)
Rim Shot
"Straight, No Chaser"
Drumming Injuries
In Case of Emergency