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