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