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