Realistic Drum Styles

Realistic Drum Styles
Expand Your Arsenal of Techniques

By Carmine Appice Drumset Book & Enhanced CD Level: Intermediate / Advanced Item: 00-35140

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Product Details


This reissue of Carmine Appice's classics Realistic Double Feet and Realistic Reggae Rock will propel your rock drumming to new heights! This edition features new exercises, a play-along recording and bonus QuickTime video demos.
Realistic Double Feet will get your double bass drumming skills ROCKING! All firmly grounded in rock drumming, the 12 lessons will take you through strengthening and coordination exercises, triplet patterns, shuffle grooves, exercises in 3/4, and fills. Each lesson concludes with a solo using the techniques you learn throughout the book. There is also a new section on "Double Feet Control" with video examples featuring John Tempesta from White Zombie. You'll quickly learn to annihilate your double bass drums just like Carmine.
Realistic Reggae Rock explores the challenging rhythmic possibilities of hybrid rock/reggae grooves. The lessons take you through various eighth-note and sixteenth-note grooves, complete with 12-, 16-, and 20-bar exercises that use everything you've learned. Carmine then offers tons of fill and riff ideas, and completes the book with his "Three Levels of Rhythm" concept. The CD includes newly recorded play-along examples.
Both books are must-have classics for the serious rock drummer.

Sample Pages


Realistic Reggae Rock
Realistic Double Feet
Realistic Double Feet: Reggae
Realistic Scrap Book
Introduction to Realistic Reggae Rock
Key to the Book
Part I: Hi-Hat Patterns
4 Bar Phrases
Part II: Dotted Eighth and Sixteenths
12 Bar Exercise
Part III: Two Bar Exercises (or more!)
Dotted Sixteenths and Thirty-Seconds
20 Bar Exercise
16 Bar Exercise
12 Bar Exercise
Part IV: Reggae Drum Fills
2 Bar Fills
Part V: Three Levels of Rhythm
16 Bar Exercise
Contents of the Audio Tracks
Equipment List (1983)
Discography (1983)

Additional Information

Instrument: Drumset
Format: Book & Enhanced CD
Page Count: 88
Item Number: 00-35140
ISBN 10: 0-7390-7031-2
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-7031-4
UPC: 038081395210

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