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.
The Most Common Freelance Situations
What to Ask When Called for a Freelance Gig
Drumming Injuries
In Case of Emergency
"At Last" (ex. 1)
"At Last" (ex. 2)
"Texas Flood"
Ghost Notes
More Jazz Fills
"In Walked Bud" (ex. 1)
"In Walked Bud" (ex. 2)
"Pride and Joy"
Rim Shot
Basic Rock Beats
"In the Mood"
Basic 6/8 Grooves
"Move It on Over"
Basic Blues and Shuffle Fills
"You Shook Me"
"Straight, No Chaser"
Open Hi-Hat Foot Splash
"So What"
Stick Shot
Holding the Drumsticks
Basic Hand Technique
Basic Foot Technique
"Red House" (ex. 2)
Basic Jazz Beats
"Everybody Loves Somebody"
The Rim Click
Half Time
"Wherever I May Roam"
Ritardando and Accelerando
Reading Music Notation
"What a Wonderful World"
"Free Fallin'" (ex. 1)
"The Devil Went Down to Georgia"
"Bad to the Bone"
"In Walked Bud" (ex. 3)
"I've Got You Under My Skin"
"Theme from New York, New York"
"Straight, No Chaser"
"In a Mellow Tone"
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
Parts of a Drum
Drumhead Selection
Tuning the Drums
Drumstick Selection
"Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground"
"Runnin' Down a Dream"
"Back in Black"
"I Won't Back Down"
"Chelsea Bridge"
"Blues Walk"
"The Sidewinder"
Time Playing in Five
"The Trees"
Hi-Hat and Cymbal Variations
Jazz in 5/4
"D'Yer Mak'er"
"Super Bad, Pt. 1"
The Space Race---Using Silence and Sound to Create Tension and Release
"Boulevard of Broken Dreams"
Playing in 5/8
Playing in 5/16
Time Playing in Seven
Playing in 7/4
The Flam
"Paradise City"
"You Shook Me All Night Long"
"So What"
Basic Jazz Fills
"In Walked Bud"
Counting Sixteenth Notes
"I've Got You Under My Skin" (ex. 1)
Rock and Funk in 7/4
"I've Got You Under My Skin" (ex. 2)
"I've Got You Under My Skin" (ex. 3)
"Hard to Handle"
"Free Fallin"'
Dotted Notes
"Come As You Are"
Jazz in 7/4
Playing in 7/8
Rock and Funk in 7/8
The Double-Stroke Roll
"Sweet Emotion"
"Walk This Way"
Basic Rock Fills
"Come As You Are"
"Everybody Loves Somebody" (ex. 2)
Basic Country Beats
"On the Road Again"
First and Second Endings
Which One Are You---Space Hog or Groovemeister?
Methods of Communication
Ten Golden Rules of Getting Locked
The Grid
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
"Free Fallin'" (ex. 2)
"I Won't Back Down"
"Boulevard of Broken Dreams" (ex. 1)
The Drag
Basic Funk Beats
"Groovy Lady"
"Doodle Loop (The World Is a Little Bit Under the Weather)"
"Unfunky UFO"
"Buffalo Soldier"
"One Love / People Get Ready"
"Rootsman Skanking"
Basic Latin Beats
Tools of the Trade
Articulation and Dynamics---Light and Shade
Methods for Improving
Professional Issues
"Who Do You Love"
"The Girl from Ipanema"
"Smoke on the Water"
"Theme from New York, New York"
"Tom Sawyer"
Playing in 7/16
Bass and Drums
The Ultimate Team Effort
"The Weight"
"When the Levee Breaks"
The Multiple Bounce Roll
Crescendo and Decrescendo
"In Walked Bud"
The Search for Playing Opportunities
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Lower Back Problems
"Boom, Boom"
"I Want to Be Loved #2"
"Manish Boy"
"Green Onions"
"Desafinado (Off Key)"
Dropping Bombs
More Jazz Beats
Incorporating the Left Foot
"Everybody Loves Somebody" (ex. 1)
The Art of Listening
"Boulevard of Broken Dreams" (ex. 2)
"You Can Make It If You Try"
A Match Made in Heaven
"Sweet Home Chicago"
"Bad to the Bone"
Accented Notes
"Livin' on the Edge"
"Back in Black"
"Jamie's Cryin'"
Creating Kick/Bass Grooves
Variations on the Basics
Summing It All Up
Conceptual Approaches
"Brick House"
Keeping It Simple---Stripping a Groove Down to Its Bare Essentials
Thinking in Phrases---A Lyrical Approach
Basic Blues and Shuffle Beats
"Red House"
"You Shook Me"
Basic Reggae Beats
One Drop
"54-46 That's My Number"
About the Authors
The Parts of a Drumset
Trading Fours
"Blues Walk"
Double Time
Time/Meter/Tempo Manipulation
"Stone Crazy"
"Pride and Joy"
"Red House" (ex. 1)
Setting up the Drums
The Fermata
"Me and Bobby McGee"
"Texas Flood"
"Sweet Home Chicago" (ex. 1)
"Sweet Home Chicago" (ex. 2)
"Chelsea Bridge"
"In Walked Bud"
Buzz Strokes
Wire Brushes
"In Walked Bud"
Freelance Drumming
One-Measure Repeat
Getting Creative
"Paying the Cost to Be the Boss"