Publisher Desc. Now available with CD! This best-selling instruction book was developed to meet the needs of the young student aspiring to become a drummer in the school band or orchestra. Book 1 spans 52 lessons and includes: rudiments; study of various time figures found in every day playing; care and maintenance of drums; and more. Building on the lessons from Book 1, Book 2 covers 26 rudiments and contains additional studies in various time signatures utilizing the 26 rudiments.