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