Drummer's Guide to Big Band

Drummer's Guide to Big Band

By Garey Williams Drumset Book & DVD Item: 00-44664
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Playing in a big band is one of the most complex and nuanced jobs that a drummer faces. Garey Williams' new book Drummer's Guide to Big Band sets out a highly-organized game plan for tackling the demands of the big band drum chair. In addition to a thorough explanation of charts, grooves, song forms, set-ups, and other figures, the book includes a multimedia disc with both video and audio examples. I look forward to using this book with my own students!

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CD Credits
Foreword by Jeff Hamilton
About the Author
About the Book
About the Disc
How to Practice
Practice Chart
Part One: The Role of the Big Band Drummer
Part Two: Chart Analysis and Interpretation
Part Three: Chart Symbols -- The Road Map
Part Four: Articulation Markings -- The Duration of Notes
Drumset Notation Key
Part Five: Setting Up the Big Band
Part Six: Embellishing Your Set-Ups
Part Seven: Jazz Drumming Styles
Part Eight: Additional Drumming Styles
Band Chord Charts
Part Nine: The Charts
CD Track List

Additional Information

Series: Wizdom Media
Author: Garey Williams
Instrument: Drumset
Format: Book & DVD
Page Count: 56
Item Number: 00-44664
ISBN 10: 1-4706-2714-0
ISBN 13: 978-1-4706-2714-0
UPC: 038081507583

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