Ultimate Realistic Rock

Ultimate Realistic Rock

By Carmine Appice Drumset Book & 2 CDs Item: 00-DF0005CD

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Drumming legend Carmine Appice has once again updated the best-selling drumset book in the history of rock drumming. In addition to the classic information on basic rock rhythms and polyrhythms, linear rudiments and groupings, hi-hat and double bass drum exercises, and shuffle rhythms and syncopation exercises, Carmine has included over 20 new pages and a second CD of fresh material. The recordings have been re-mastered, with updates including three new play-along tracks and audio examples that correspond with the new sections on odd-time signatures, hands and feet combinations, and rave/dance drumming.

Sample Pages


PART 1: Key to the Book
Eighth Notes
PART 2: Quarter Notes
Quarter Notes: Exercises1--5
Eighth Notes: Exercises 6--9
PART 3: Accented Bass Drum
12-Bar Exercise
PART 4: Sixteenth-Note Rhythms
Eight-Bar Exercise -- Sixteenth Notes
More Sixteenths
Twelve-Bar Exercise -- Sixteenth Notes
PART 5: Sixteenth-Note Triplets
Sixteenth-Note Triplets for Bass Drum
Twelve-Bar Exercise -- Sixteenth-Note Triplet
PART 6: Review Exercises
Twelve-Bar Exercise
Sixteen-Bar Exercise
Changing Bass Drum Patterns (Sixteen-bar solo using hands on 2 & 4)
Steady Four on the Snare
PART 7: Syncopation
Sixteen-Bar Exercise
Two-Bar Breaks
More Two-Bar Breaks
PART 8: Hi-Hat Rhythms
Basic Eighth-Note Hi-Hat Rhythms
Slightly Syncopated
Sixteen-Bar Exercise -- Eighth Notes
Sixteenth-Note Hi-Hat Rhythms
Sixteen-Bar Exercise -- Sixteenth Notes
Sixteenth-Notes -- Accented -- Open and Closed
Twelve-Bar Exercise
Accented Sixteenth Notes -- Open and Closed
Twelve-Bar Exercise
Advanced Sixteenth-Note Rhythms
Eight-Bar Exercise
Rock Polyrhythms
PART 9: Review
Fourteen-Bar Solo
Sixteen-Bar Solo
Sixteen-Bar Solo
Sixteen-Bar Solo
PART 10: Shuffle Rhythms (Bounce)
Dotted Eighths and Sixteenths
Triplet Ruffs
Eighth-Note Triplets for Bass Drum
Sixteen-Bar Exercise
Dotted Eighth and Sixteenth on Top
Eight-Bar Exercise -- Dotted Eighth and Sixteenth Notes
PART 11: Rock Fills
One-Bar Breaks
Two-Bar Breaks
PART 12: Double Bass
Double Bass Rock Rhythms (Using quarter notes on BD2)
More Double Bass Rock Rhythms (Using quarter notes on BD2)
BD2 and BD1 Together as a Unit (Snare Drum on each beat)
BD2 and BD1 Together (Snare Drum on 2 and 4)
Sixteen-Bar Exercise
PART 13: Realistic Linear Rudiments
How to Use These Rudiments
Workshop Sheet
PART 14: Realistic Rock 7/8 Timing
7/8 Time Demo 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 (sev)
Intro -- Counting, etc., Exercises 1--8
Eight-Bar Exercise
Sixteenth-Note Exercises 1--8
Eight-Bar Exercise
7/8 Bonus Groove -- 7/8 Against 4/4 on Snare
7/8 Drum Fills Exercises 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
7/8 Groove to 4/4 Groove Exercises 1 and 2
7/8 Solo
PART 15: Realistic Rock 9/8 Timing
9/8 Demo
Exercises 1--8
Eight-Bar Exercise
9/8 Sixteenth-Note Exercises 1--8
Eight-Bar Exercise
9/8 Against 4 on Snare (9/8 Bonus)
9/8 Drum Fills
9/8 to 4/4 Exercises 1, 2, 3
9/8 Solo
PART 16: Combinations
Exercises 1, 2, 3
Combinations 2 Exercises 1, 2, 3
Combinations with Triplets Exercises 1, 2, 3
PART 17: Rave/Dance
Exercises 1 and 2

Additional Information

Author: Carmine Appice
Instrument: Drumset
Format: Book & 2 CDs
Page Count: 100
Item Number: 00-DF0005CD
ISBN 10: 0-89724-486-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-89724-486-2
UPC: 029156133202

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