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