The Art of Bop Drumming

The Art of Bop Drumming

By John Riley / ed. Dan Thress Drumset Book & CD Item: 00-MMBK0056CD
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The definitive book on bop drumming---a style that is both the turning point and the cornerstone of contemporary music's development. This comprehensive book and audio presentation covers time playing, comping, soloing, brushes, more jazz essentials, and charts in an entertaining mix of text, music, and pertinent quotes.


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Contents

Title
TIME PLAYING
The Ride Cymbal
Phrasing
The Jazz Drum Sound
The Bass Drum & Hi-hat
Cymbals
Practicing
COMPING
Interdependence
Comp Example 1
Pacing
Rhythmic Transposition
Comp Example 2
Comping with the Bass Drum
Comp Example 3
Comp Example 4
Accompanying a Soloist
Listening/Song Structure
Awareness
SOLOING
Solo Structure
One-bar Phrases
Developing Musical Phrases
Three-beat Phrases
Developing Longer Solos
Question and Answer Solo
BRUSHES
Basic Pattern
Ballad Patterns
Uptempo Patterns
The "Figure 8"
"3 Against 2" Feel
Brush Patterns in 3/4
MORE JAZZ ESSENTIALS
The Shuffle
Playing in "2"
3/4 Waltz
Samba
12/8 Feel
Mambo
Uptempo Playing
CHARTS
School Days (medium)
Last Week (shuffle and "2" feel)
What Is This Thing Called? (medium-up)
October (ballad)
Satch and Diz (3/4, 4/4)
Out in the Open (uptempo)
APPENDIX
Recommended Listening
General Discography
Books & Videos

Additional Information

Series: Manhattan Music Publications
Author: John Riley, Dan Thress
Instrument: Drumset
Format: Book & CD
Page Count: 80
Item Number: 00-MMBK0056CD
ISBN 10: 0-89898-890-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-89898-890-1
UPC: 029156097658

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