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.
Setting up the Drums
Holding the Drumsticks
Basic Hand Technique
Basic Foot Technique
The Fermata
"Red House" (ex. 2)
Basic Jazz Beats
Double Time
Time/Meter/Tempo Manipulation
"Me and Bobby McGee"
"Who Do You Love"
"Boom, Boom"
"I Want to Be Loved #2"
Articulation and Dynamics---Light and Shade
Methods for Improving
Professional Issues
"Rootsman Skanking"
Basic Latin Beats
"The Girl from Ipanema"
"Boulevard of Broken Dreams" (ex. 1)
Basic Funk Beats
"At Last" (ex. 2)
Freelance Drumming
"Sweet Emotion"
Crescendo and Decrescendo
Rock and Funk in 7/8
"Tom Sawyer"
Playing in 7/16
Bass and Drums
"Everybody Loves Somebody" (ex. 2)
Basic Rock Fills
The Ultimate Team Effort
"In Walked Bud"
"Everybody Loves Somebody" (ex. 1)
"Walk This Way"
"Come As You Are"
Basic Country Beats
The Art of Listening
Which One Are You---Space Hog or Groovemeister?
Methods of Communication
Ten Golden Rules of Getting Locked
The Grid
"Free Fallin'" (ex. 1)
"Free Fallin'" (ex. 2)
"I Won't Back Down"
"On the Road Again"
First and Second Endings
"The Devil Went Down to Georgia"
Setting the Pace
Taking Eighths and Sixteenths for a Spin Through the Paces
Test Driving a Triplet Groove Through the Paces
Kick Drum and Bass
The Drag
"Boulevard of Broken Dreams" (ex. 2)
"Livin' on the Edge"
"Back in Black"
"Groovy Lady"
"Doodle Loop (The World Is a Little Bit Under the Weather)"
"Unfunky UFO"
"You Can Make It If You Try"
Lower Back Problems
"Green Onions"
Wire Brushes
Dropping Bombs
More Jazz Beats
"In Walked Bud"
More Jazz Fills
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
"At Last" (ex. 1)
Accented Notes
"One Love / People Get Ready"
Tools of the Trade
"The Trees"
Hi-Hat and Cymbal Variations
Jazz in 5/4
"Boulevard of Broken Dreams"
The Flam
"Paradise City"
"You Shook Me All Night Long"
"The Sidewinder"
One Drop
"54-46 That's My Number"
One-Measure Repeat
"Buffalo Soldier"
Keeping It Simple---Stripping a Groove Down to Its Bare Essentials
Thinking in Phrases---A Lyrical Approach
Getting Creative
"Paying the Cost to Be the Boss"
"Sweet Home Chicago"
"Bad to the Bone"
Counting Sixteenth Notes
"So What"
Playing in 5/8
"The Weight"
"When the Levee Breaks"
Incorporating the Left Foot
"I've Got You Under My Skin" (ex. 2)
"I've Got You Under My Skin" (ex. 3)
"Theme from New York, New York"
The Multiple Bounce Roll
Jazz in 7/4
Playing in 7/8
Creating Kick/Bass Grooves
Variations on the Basics
Summing It All Up
Conceptual Approaches
"D'Yer Mak'er"
Basic Blues and Shuffle Beats
"Red House"
"Brick House"
"Super Bad, Pt. 1"
"You Shook Me"
Basic Reggae Beats
The Space Race---Using Silence and Sound to Create Tension and Release
"Hard to Handle"
"Free Fallin"'
Dotted Notes
"Come As You Are"
Basic Jazz Fills
"In Walked Bud"
"I've Got You Under My Skin" (ex. 1)
Playing in 5/16
Time Playing in Seven
Playing in 7/4
Rock and Funk in 7/4
"Smoke on the Water"
About the Authors
"Sweet Home Chicago" (ex. 2)
The Double-Stroke Roll
"Stone Crazy"
"Pride and Joy"
"In Walked Bud"
Buzz Strokes
Trading Fours
The Parts of a Drumset
"Red House" (ex. 1)
"Blues Walk"
Reading Music Notation
"Everybody Loves Somebody"
Half Time
"Wherever I May Roam"
Ritardando and Accelerando
Parts of a Drum
Drumhead Selection
Tuning the Drums
The Rim Click
"What a Wonderful World"
"I've Got You Under My Skin"
3/4 and 6/8 Review
"I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)"
Jazz in 3/4
Basic 6/8 Grooves
"Straight, No Chaser"
"In a Mellow Tone"
"In the Mood"
"Chelsea Bridge"
Basic Rock Beats
"Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground"
"Runnin' Down a Dream"
"Back in Black"
"I Won't Back Down"
"Blues Walk"
Time Playing in Five
The Most Common Freelance Situations
What to Ask When Called for a Freelance Gig
Drumming Injuries
"In Walked Bud" (ex. 1)
"In Walked Bud" (ex. 2)
Rim Shot
"Straight, No Chaser"
"Texas Flood"
Ghost Notes
"Pride and Joy"
"Move It on Over"
"So What"
Stick Shot
"In Walked Bud" (ex. 3)
"You Shook Me"
"Bad to the Bone"
"Texas Flood"
A Match Made in Heaven
"Jamie's Cryin'"
Building Blocks of Odd Time Signatures
Drumstick Selection
"Theme from New York, New York"
"Sweet Home Chicago" (ex. 1)
"Chelsea Bridge"
"Manish Boy"
"Desafinado (Off Key)"
The Search for Playing Opportunities
Basic Blues and Shuffle Fills
Open Hi-Hat Foot Splash
In Case of Emergency