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101 Breaks 101 Breaks (The Ultimate Guide to Breaks and Fill-Ins)
Assaf Kraus - Alfred Music Publishing

The Drummies 2014 Best Drumming Book runner up, this book was written with both beginner and advanced drummers in mind, and is meant to enhance the technical skills of the drummer through melodic breaks... view details

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66 Drum Solos for the Modern Drummer 66 Drum Solos for the Modern Drummer
Tom Hapke - Hal Leonard Corporation

66 Drum Solos for the Modern Drummer presents drum solos in all styles of music in an easy-to-read format. These solos are designed to help improve your technique, independence, improvisational... view details

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Advanced Funk Studies Advanced Funk Studies
Rick Latham - Rick Latham Pub Co

This well-known method book is a compilation of techniques used in funk and fusion drumming including hi-hat patterns, fill patterns, solos and transcriptions of some of the most famous funk grooves.  The book... view details
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Advanced Techniques for the Modern Drummer Advanced Techniques for the Modern Drummer (Coordinated Independence as Applied to Jazz and Bebop)
Jim Chapin - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Written by renowned teacher Jim Chapin, this classic jazz independence book teaches coordination, sticking, speed and endurance and now comes with two CDs.  A great resource for both the beginner and the more... view details
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Afro-Caribbean Grooves for Drum Set Afro-Caribbean Grooves for Drum Set
Jean-Philippe Fanfant - Sher Music Company

Get set to play over 100 grooves from a dozen Caribbean nations with this unique method book for drum set! Jean-Philippe Fanfant is the drummer on over 300 CDs, including the great Latin jazz group... view details

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Afro-Caribbean and Brazilian Rhythms for the Drums Afro-Caribbean and Brazilian Rhythms for the Drums
Various Composers - Hal Leonard Corporation

Learn about the wonderfully rich music which is derived from the fusion of the cultures of West Africa, Europe, and the indigenous Indian cultures of the Caribbean region with this book and CD pack. Most of... view details
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Alfred's Beginning Drum Set Method Alfred's Beginning Drum Set Method
Sandy Feldstein & Dave Black - Alfred Music Publishing

This innovative, practical approach to playing the drumset captures students' interest from the first lesson, when they play an actual beat!  All of the beats presented can be used in an actual performance... view details
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The Art of Bop Drumming The Art of Bop Drumming
John Riley - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

The definitive book on bop drumming!  This comprehensive book covers time playing, comping, soloing, and brushes, with great tips on musicality and insightful quotes from some of the greatest bop drummers.... view details
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The Art of Modern Jazz Drumming The Art of Modern Jazz Drumming
Jack DeJohnette & Charlie Perry - Hal Leonard Corporation

This book deals with the principles, techniques, rhythms, and concepts of progressive jazz. Topics include improvisation, interaction of parts, meter-within-meter phrasing, cymbal rhythms, triplet... view details

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The Big Band Drummer The Big Band Drummer (A Complete Workbook for Improving Big Band Drumming)
Ron Spagnardi - Hal Leonard Corporation

Performing in a big band, and accurately interpreting a big band drum part, can present a challenge to beginning and experienced drummers alike. This book has been written specifically to help drummers better... view details
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Big Band Drumming Big Band Drumming (An Experienced Drummer's Approach to Playing and Reading Drum Charts)
Ray Von Ratz - Hal Leonard Corporation

This book and CD pack teaches drummers not how to read music notation, but how to interpret and play a drum chart. There are two charts for every song: one is a standard professional chart, and the other is a... view details
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Big Band Drumming Fill-osophy Big Band Drumming Fill-osophy
Steve Fidyk & Dave Black - Alfred Music Publishing

This book and CD offers a comprehensive approach to playing and interpreting fills in a big band setting. With advice on how to interpret section and ensemble figures, the authors give detailed information... view details
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Big Band Drumming at First Sight Big Band Drumming at First Sight
Steve Fidyk - Alfred Music Publishing

With Big Band Drumming at First Sight, Steve Fidyk offers a comprehensive approach to improve sight-reading skills in a big band setting. With advice on how to accompany different musical forms and... view details
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Blues Drums Play-Along Trax Blues Drums Play-Along Trax
COGGINS/ BARRETT - Mel Bay Publications Inc.

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Buddy Rich's Rudiments Around the Kit Buddy Rich's Rudiments Around the Kit
Buddy Rich & Ted McKenzie - Music Sales Corporation

In 1942, Buddy Rich collaborated with Henry Adler, publishing Buddy Rich's Modern Interpretation of Snare Drum Rudiments. It is known today as the drummer's bible. In 2005, Ted MacKenzie revised... view details

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Contemporary Jazz Styles for Drums Contemporary Jazz Styles for Drums (The Collective Contemporary Styles Series)
Peter Retzlaff & Ian Froman - Hal Leonard Corporation

Peter Retzlaff and Ian Froman provide an overview of jazz playing from early small group jazz right up through post-bop and ECM styles. Retzlaff's section contains a complete approach to ride cymbal... view details

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Contemporary Rock Styles for the Drums Contemporary Rock Styles for the Drums
Sandy Gennaro - Hal Leonard Corporation

Break down rock into fifteen important sub-styles with this unique book and CD pack! For each sub-style, students get a comprehensive lesson centering on a fully notated musical chart on the CD. The CD... view details
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Creative Timekeeping for the Contemporary Jazz Drummer Creative Timekeeping for the Contemporary Jazz Drummer
Rick Mattingly - Hal Leonard Corporation

Combining a variety of jazz ride cymbal patterns with coordination and reading exercises, Creative Timekeeping develops true independence: the ability to play any rhythm on the ride cymbal while... view details

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Double Bass Drum Integration for the Jazz/Fusion Drummer Double Bass Drum Integration for the Jazz/Fusion Drummer
Henrique De Almeida - Hal Leonard Corporation

Integrate double bass drums into your beats. Two bass drums give you more power, speed, and flexibility, allowing you to create new dimensions of drumbeats. These timetables and other road-tested exercises... view details

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The Drum Also Struts The Drum Also Struts (Melodic Soloing for the Drum Set)
Jeffrey Vigness - Vigness Music, LLC

The Drum Also Struts presents an opportunity for drum set players to explore an aspect of their instrument that is overlooked far too often: playing and soloing melodically. The 10 play-along... view details

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Drum Set Etudes, Book 1 Drum Set Etudes, Book 1
Joe Holmquist - Neil A Kjos Music Co

37 different etudes ranging from the easy to medium levels. Several are on contest lists.... view details
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Drumset Essentials Vol. 1 Drumset Essentials Vol. 1
Peter Erskine/ed. Morris - Alfred Music Publishing

A great introduction to fundamental drumset technique, the first volume in this series by world-renowned drummer Peter Erskine addresses hand and foot technique, musicality and elementary beats.  Whether... view details
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The Drumset Style Resource The Drumset Style Resource (A Comprehensive Guide to Exploring New Techniques and Styles from Hip-Hop to Jazz)
Pete Sweeney - Alfred Music Publishing

After students have learned the basics of the drumset, it's time for them to explore new styles and techniques to help them become well-rounded and more knowledgeable players. With The Drumset Style... view details
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Essential Drum Fills Essential Drum Fills
Peter Erskine - Alfred Music Publishing

Essential Drum Fills is a collection of fills that renowned drummer Peter Erskine has enjoyed hearing and/or playing over the years.  The book includes over 500 drum fills in a variety of... view details

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