Dave Black & Steve Houghton - Alfred Music Publishing

This fun full-color method, geared towards elementary level students, allows students to play songs on the drumset right away.  This book provides drum models, coordination and drum fill exercises, rudiments and performance tips.  The DVD, also a terrific teaching resource, provides a step-by-step approach through each of the fundamental concepts.  It includes many examples, all of the songs contained in the book and is a great aid for the visual learner.