The first in a series of three snare drum instructional books by Bart Robley, this book is perfect for beginners of any age. In it you will learn to read everything from quarter-note sticking patterns all the way to rebounded sixteenth notes, and rudimental rolls. A CD is included so you can listen while you practice. The 40 essential rudiments are also included in the front of the book. Every musician needs to build a strong foundation. If you play drum set, do it with this!