$24.99
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.
TITLE COMPOSER
Counting Sixteenth Notes
"Hard to Handle"
"Free Fallin"'
"In Walked Bud"
"I've Got You Under My Skin" (ex. 1)
Cues
"I've Got You Under My Skin" (ex. 2)
Playing in 5/16
Time Playing in Seven
Playing in 7/4
Rock and Funk in 7/4
"When the Levee Breaks"
"Moanin'"
"Tom Sawyer"
Ritardando and Accelerando
"Stand"
PART 2: ODD TIME SIGNATURES
Building Blocks of Odd Time Signatures
Parts of a Drum
Drumhead Selection
Tuning the Drums
Drumstick Selection
"I've Got You Under My Skin"
"Theme from New York, New York"
"Straight, No Chaser"
"In a Mellow Tone"
Basic Rock Beats
"In the Mood"
3/4 and 6/8 Review
The Parts of a Drumset
The Fermata
"Blues Walk"
"Texas Flood"
Polyrhythms
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
"In Walked Bud"
Buzz Strokes
Sextuplets
Trading Fours
"Stone Crazy"
"Pride and Joy"
"Red House" (ex. 1)
Improvisation
About the Authors
PART 1: THE BASICS
Dotted Notes
"I've Got You Under My Skin" (ex. 3)
"Money"
"Come As You Are"
"Smoke on the Water"
"Kashmir"
"The Weight"
Jazz in 7/4
Playing in 7/8
Rock and Funk in 7/8
"Theme from New York, New York"
The Multiple Bounce Roll
Crescendo and Decrescendo
Incorporating the Left Foot
"Sweet Emotion"
"Walk This Way"
Basic Rock Fills
"In Walked Bud"
"Everybody Loves Somebody" (ex. 1)
"Everybody Loves Somebody" (ex. 2)
Playing in 7/16
PART 3: LOCKING IN WITH THE BASS
Bass and Drums
"Come As You Are"
Basic Country Beats
The Ultimate Team Effort
"On the Road Again"
First and Second Endings
"The Devil Went Down to Georgia"
The Art of Listening
Which One Are You---Space Hog or Groovemeister?
Methods of Communication
"Free Fallin'" (ex. 1)
"Free Fallin'" (ex. 2)
"I Won't Back Down"
"Boulevard of Broken Dreams" (ex. 1)
Basic Funk Beats
Ten Golden Rules of Getting Locked
"Groovy Lady"
"Doodle Loop (The World Is a Little Bit Under the Weather)"
"Unfunky UFO"
"You Can Make It If You Try"
The Drag
"Boulevard of Broken Dreams" (ex. 2)
"Livin' on the Edge"
"Back in Black"
The Grid
Tempo
Setting the Pace
Taking Eighths and Sixteenths for a Spin Through the Paces
"Brick House"
"Chameleon"
"Thinking"
"Super Bad, Pt. 1"
Kick Drum and Bass
A Match Made in Heaven
Creating Kick/Bass Grooves
Variations on the Basics
Triplets
"D'Yer Mak'er"
Basic Blues and Shuffle Beats
"Red House"
"The Trees"
Hi-Hat and Cymbal Variations
Jazz in 5/4
"Moanin'"
"So What"
"Jeru"
"Boulevard of Broken Dreams"
The Flam
"Paradise City"
"You Shook Me All Night Long"
Basic Jazz Fills
Playing in 5/8
"Red House" (ex. 2)
Basic Jazz Beats
"Everybody Loves Somebody"
The Rim Click
Setting up the Drums
Holding the Drumsticks
Basic Hand Technique
Basic Foot Technique
Double Time
Time/Meter/Tempo Manipulation
"Me and Bobby McGee"
Half Time
"Jamie's Cryin'"
"Tippi-Toes"
Test Driving a Triplet Groove Through the Paces
"You Shook Me"
Basic Reggae Beats
Summing It All Up
Reading Music Notation
"What a Wonderful World"
"Wherever I May Roam"
Time Playing in Five
"I Won't Back Down"
"The Sidewinder"
One Drop
"54-46 That's My Number"
One-Measure Repeat
"Buffalo Soldier"
Conceptual Approaches
The Space Race---Using Silence and Sound to Create Tension and Release
Keeping It Simple---Stripping a Groove Down to Its Bare Essentials
"Paying the Cost to Be the Boss"
"Sweet Home Chicago"
"Revolution"
Accented Notes
"Who Do You Love"
"Boom, Boom"
"I Want to Be Loved #2"
"Rootsman Skanking"
Basic Latin Beats
"The Girl from Ipanema"
"Fee"
PART 4: FINE TUNING YOUR PLAYING
Getting Creative
Tools of the Trade
Articulation and Dynamics---Light and Shade
"Manish Boy"
"Desafinado (Off Key)"
Methods for Improving
"Green Onions"
Wire Brushes
"At Last" (ex. 1)
"At Last" (ex. 2)
Dropping Bombs
More Jazz Beats
"In Walked Bud"
More Jazz Fills
PART 5: BEING A PROFESSIONAL DRUMMER
Professional Issues
The Search for Playing Opportunities
Auditions
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
Lower Back Problems
Freelance Drumming
The Most Common Freelance Situations
What to Ask When Called for a Freelance Gig
In Case of Emergency
Open Hi-Hat Foot Splash
"So What"
Stick Shot
"In Walked Bud" (ex. 3)
"Bad to the Bone"
"Texas Flood"
"Sweet Home Chicago" (ex. 1)
"Sweet Home Chicago" (ex. 2)
"I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)"
Jazz in 3/4
Basic 6/8 Grooves
"Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground"
"Runnin' Down a Dream"
"Back in Black"
"Chelsea Bridge"
"Blues Walk"
Syncopation
The Double-Stroke Roll
"Chelsea Bridge"
"Bad to the Bone"
"One Love / People Get Ready"
Thinking in Phrases---A Lyrical Approach
"You Shook Me"
"Straight, No Chaser"
Drumming Injuries