(An Introduction to Jazz Styles, Technique and Improvisation)Clark Tracey - Schott Music Distribution
This book from acclaimed percussionist Clark Tracey, provides an easy to follow and comprehensive introduction to playing jazz drums. The author offers a unique insight into various playing methods and techniques including following scores, unusual time signatures, soloing, advice on equipment, as well as an entire chapter dedicated to brush techniques. The book is accompanied by a CD containing audio demonstrations, play-along tracks, and exercises performed by Clark Tracey on drums with a live backing band. Exploring Jazz Drums is ideal for any percussionist looking to improve their overall technique and understanding of jazz music.