(Building a Fundamental Rhythmic Vocabulary)Thom Hannum - Alfred Music Publishing
Check Patterns focuses on mastering the essential basics of reading and controlling one-beat rhythmic patterns. It provides a systematic approach to sticking duple- and triplet-based rhythms designed for beginning to advanced percussionists. All examples are written for non-pitched percussion, keyboards and drumset all of which are designed to improve syncopation control and coordination. Also included are a CD and a Vic Firth check patterns poster.