John Marshall - Alfred Music Publishing
Africa is widely regarded as the birthplace of drumming. The powerful rhythms of this continent have influenced musicians all over the world. Drum Atlas: Africa provides all the musical tools you need to incorporate African rhythms into your drumset playing. You'll learn traditional rhythms from each region of Africa, as well as modern styles that are popular in Africa today. The book makes the translation from traditional African instruments to modern drumset easy by showing how to approximate the different sounds using the drumset and add secondary instruments for a wider range of sounds. CD included. Whatever your musical style, you'll benefit from the rhythms concepts and exercises contained within!