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