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