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