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