$19.99
The Drumset Style Resource
A Comprehensive Guide to Exploring New Techniques and Styles from Hip-Hop to Jazz
By Pete Sweeney
Item: 00-39301
UPC: 038081439877
ISBN 10: 0739089110
ISBN 13: 9780739089118
PRICE: $19.99
Series: Style Resource Series
Category: Percussion - Drum Set Method or Collection
Format: Book & CD
Instrument: Drum Set
You've learned the basics of the drumset, so now it’s time to explore new styles and techniques to help you become a well-rounded and more knowledgeable player. With The Drumset Style Resource, you will be exposed to a variety of musical influences that will help you create a unique, original, and exciting sound. You’ll discover secrets for developing good hand control, learn about important players, work on reading skills, and play essential grooves in many different styles. Dig in and explore new concepts that will unleash your inner musical potential. The included CD clearly demonstrates the musical examples in the book.

* Explore a wide variety of styles from rock and jazz to reggae and Afro-Cuban
* Learn warm-ups and stick-control exercises to improve your technique
* Master techniques for developing a solid, consistent groove
* Features exercises to prepare you for sight-reading
* Includes practical tips on how to improve your timekeeping
TITLE COMPOSER
How to Practice the Reading Exercises
CHAPTER TWO: Stick Control Studies
Eighth-Note Comping Patterns for Snare
Accent Studies
Sixteenth-Note Hi-Hat Variations
Paradiddle Funk Beats
CHAPTER FIVE: Triplet-Based Grooves
The Blues Shuffle
The Clave
7/8 Drum Beats
CHAPTER EIGHT: Brazilian Rhythms
Bossa Nova
Samba
Baião
One-Measure Rock Beats
Ride Cymbal Variations
Syncopated Rock Beats
CHAPTER FOUR: Sixteenth-Note Rock and Funk Beats
Rock Beats with Sixteenth Notes
Two-Measure Funk Beats
Two-Handed Hi-Hat Beats
Funk Beats with Ghost Notes
Sixteenth-Note Hi-Hat Beats
Funk Beats with Open and Closed Hi-Hat
Bo Diddley Grooves
Guaguancó
Slow Blues Beats
Rock Shuffles
Half-Time Shuffles
CHAPTER SIX: Afro-Cuban Grooves
Cascara
The Mambo
Songo
Snare and Bass Drum Phrases with Eighth Notes
Jazz Coordination with Triplets
Triplets Between the Snare and Bass Drum
Phrasing Over the Barline
Jazz in 3/4 Time
Jazz in 5/4 Time
Endurance Exercise
Sixteenth-Note Stickings
Triplet Stickings
Six-Stroke Roll Stickings
Flam Exercises
CHAPTER THREE: Eighth-Note Rock Beats
Getting Started
Two-Measure Rock Beats
Eighth-Note Bass Drum Exercise
Eighth-Note Rock Beats with Snare Drum Variations
Closed and Open Hi-Hat Beats
Hi-Hat Variations
Basic Terminology
Basic Note Values
Triplet Note Values
Ties and Dotted Notes
Long and Short Notes
Sixteenth-Note Rhythms
Triplet Rhythms
12/8 Beats
Batucada
CHAPTER NINE: Jazz
The Ride Cymbal Beat
Snare Drum Variations
African Beats
CHAPTER SEVEN: Contemporary Drum Styles
Reggae
New Orleans Beats
CHAPTER TEN: Groove Embellishments
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
INTRODUCTION
Drumset Notation Key
Different Notation Methods
Thirty-Second Note Ideas
Sixteenth-Note Triplets
Conclusion
CHAPTER ONE: Reading Exercises
The Train Beat
Cha-Cha-Chá
Merengue
Mozambique
The Rumba
Soca
Reggaeton
Hip-Hop
Jungle/Drum 'n' Bass