Big Band Drumming Fill-osophy

Big Band Drumming Fill-osophy

By Steve Fidyk and Dave Black Drumset Book & MP3 CD Item: 00-42309
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The winner of the Drummies! 2014 Best Drumming Book Award, Big Band Drumming Fill-osophy, offers a comprehensive approach to playing and interpreting fills in a big band setting. With advice on how to interpret section and ensemble figures, Steve Fidyk and Dave Black give detailed information that will strengthen the drummer's ability to recognize one-, two-, and four-bar section/ensemble figures quickly and easily. The companion MP3 CD contains over 75 reference and play-along examples extracted from real drum charts. They have been looped or repeated for thorough study. Big Band Drumming Fill-osophy will prove to be an invaluable tool in helping to interpret and play big band drum fills.

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About the MP3 CD
Drumset Notation Key
Part 1: Fill Concepts and Primer Practice Material
Keep the Common Tone: Rhythmic Ideas That Promote Consistency
Fill Notation
Fill Articulation
Suggested Fill?
Fills in Time: Interpreting and Connecting Section Figures
Clarity Is King!
Fill Development (Fill-netics)
Dynamics . . . Not All Drum Fills Are Loud!
Targeting and Interpreting Ensemble Figures
Instrumental Primer Target Points
One-, Two-, and Four-Bar Phrases
Ways to Practice Fill Transcriptions
Solo Fills
Ensemble "Shout Chorus" Solos
Play-Along Tracks
Part 2: Fill-in-terpretation in Context
Intro Fill-in-terpretation
Outro Fill-in-tepretation
Fill-in-terpretation in Support of the Melody
Phrases That Frame the Solo Section
Fill-in-terpretation with Backgrounds
Shout Chorus Fill-in-terpretation
Ensemble Figures with Drum Solos
Fill-in-spiration Selected Discography
About the Authors

Additional Information

Author: Steve Fidyk, Dave Black
Instrument: Drumset
Format: Book & MP3 CD
Page Count: 88
Item Number: 00-42309
ISBN 10: 1-4706-1005-1
ISBN 13: 978-1-4706-1005-0
UPC: 038081470092

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