The Drumset Style Resource

The Drumset Style Resource
A Comprehensive Guide to Exploring New Techniques and Styles from Hip-Hop to Jazz

By Pete Sweeney Drumset Book & CD Item: 00-39301
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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

Sample Pages


Drumset Notation Key
Different Notation Methods
CHAPTER ONE: Reading Exercises
Basic Terminology
Basic Note Values
Triplet Note Values
How to Practice the Reading Exercises
Ties and Dotted Notes
Long and Short Notes
Sixteenth-Note Rhythms
Triplet Rhythms
CHAPTER TWO: Stick Control Studies
Endurance Exercise
Sixteenth-Note Stickings
Triplet Stickings
Six-Stroke Roll Stickings
Accent Studies
Flam Exercises
CHAPTER THREE: Eighth-Note Rock Beats
Getting Started
One-Measure Rock Beats
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
Ride Cymbal Variations
Syncopated Rock Beats
CHAPTER FOUR: Sixteenth-Note Rock and Funk Beats
Sixteenth-Note Hi-Hat Beats
Rock Beats with Sixteenth Notes
Two-Measure Funk Beats
Two-Handed Hi-Hat Beats
Funk Beats with Ghost Notes
Funk Beats with Open and Closed Hi-Hat
Sixteenth-Note Hi-Hat Variations
Paradiddle Funk Beats
CHAPTER FIVE: Triplet-Based Grooves
The Blues Shuffle
12/8 Beats
Slow Blues Beats
Rock Shuffles
Half-Time Shuffles
CHAPTER SIX: Afro-Cuban Grooves
The Clave
The Mambo
The Rumba
African Beats
CHAPTER SEVEN: Contemporary Drum Styles
New Orleans Beats
The Train Beat
Jungle/Drum 'n' Bass
Bo Diddley Grooves
7/8 Drum Beats
CHAPTER EIGHT: Brazilian Rhythms
Bossa Nova
The Ride Cymbal Beat
Snare Drum Variations
Eighth-Note Comping Patterns for Snare
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
CHAPTER TEN: Groove Embellishments
Thirty-Second Note Ideas
Sixteenth-Note Triplets

Additional Information

Series: Style Resource Series
Author: Pete Sweeney
Instrument: Drumset
Format: Book & CD
Page Count: 96
Item Number: 00-39301
ISBN 10: 0-7390-8911-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-8911-8
UPC: 038081439877

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