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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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Afro-Cuban Coordination for Drumset
Maria Martinez - Hal Leonard Corporation

Learn how to apply Afro-Cuban rhythms to the drumset in the exciting styles of Mambo, Songo, Nanigo, and Mozambique!  Maria Martinez teaches the techniques needed to play in these styles, including: cowbell... view details

All About Bongos
Kalani - Alfred Music Publishing

From playing techniques and tuning to the history and origin of the instrument, "All About Bongos" contains everything students need to start playing today! Learn how to perform all the authentic tones and... view details

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All About Congas
Kalani - Alfred Music Publishing

"All About Congas" covers everything from playing techniques and tuning to the origin of the instrument and changing a traditional head!  Learn to play slap tones and bass tones as Kalani demonstrates all of... view details

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All About Hand Percussion
Kalani - Alfred Music Publishing

Great for students and teachers, this book/CD resource provides everything needed to begin playing hand percussion.  Contents include history and overview, drum/instrument types and anatomy, playing positions... view details

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All About Jembe
Kalani - Alfred Music Publishing

This thorough method includes a history of the instrument, tuning, drum care, and step-by-step instructions for replacing a traditional head.  Learn how to play bass tones, open tones, and slap tones with the... view details

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Brazilian Conga Atabaque
Gilson de Assis - Kendor Music, Inc.

This book will be of great help to both the novice and experienced percussionist.  It gives you a better understanding of playing techniques along with helping you capture the feeling for the correct... view details

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Complete Irish Flute Book
arr. Mizzy McCaskill/Gilliam - Mel Bay Publications Inc.

This comprehensive method for learning to play in the Irish style is written for classical flutists who wish to explore traditional Irish folk music. Ornamentation is carefully notated, and historical notes... view details

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Creative Brazilian Drumming
Christiano Galvao - Hal Leonard Corporation

This drum guide teaches exercises and grooves based on such Brazilian rhythms as baio, samba, maracatu and frevo. Its purpose is not only to present these traditional rhythms, but also to provide tools to... view details

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Drum Atlas Africa
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... view details

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Drum Atlas Complete #1
Various - Alfred Music Publishing

Discover the rich traditions, history, origins and pioneering artists of exciting styles from around the globe.  Learn the characteristic rhythms and techniques of some of the world's most remarkable music.... view details

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Drum Atlas Series - India
Sunny Jain - Alfred Music Publishing

From the Drum Atlas Series, this book explains how the traditional rhythms of instruments such as tabla, mridangam and dhol are adapted to the modern drum set. You will also explore a number of beats,... view details

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Drum Circle: a Guide to World Percussion
Chalo Eduardo & Frank Kumor - Alfred Music Publishing

This unique guide to world percussion covers 28 different instruments and includes performance techniques, instrument descriptions, and exercises and traditional rhythms illustrated in both traditional music... view details

Essential Guide to Irish Flute and Tin Whistle
Grey Larsen - Mel Bay Publications Inc.

For the beginner to the highly advanced player of Irish flute, tin whistle, or Boehm-system flute. Features a simple and penetrating new approach to understanding and notating ornamentation that goes beyond... view details

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Flute Globetrotters
Ros Stephen - Oxford University Press

Presenting a kaleidoscope of musical traditions, this collection presents original songs in styles from around the world. A CD with performance and accompaniment tracks for every song as well, making these... view details

French Tangos for Accordion
Gary Dahl - Mel Bay Publications Inc.

Tango: A ballroom dance of Latin-American origin characterized by long pauses and stylized body positions. This musical form was subsequently adopted by other countries, primarily France, Spain and Italy. Many... view details

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Guide to American Fiddling
Andrew Carlson - Mel Bay Publications Inc.

Classical violinists can help keep alive the historic traditions of American fiddle music, but doing so requires a clear understanding of performance practice. A Guide to American Fiddlingexposes serious... view details

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Hand Drums for Beginners
John Marshall - Alfred Music Publishing

This book teaches everything you need to know to get started playing djembe, conga, pandeiro, dumbek, frame drum and riq!  Starting with an introduction to the various families of drums throughout the world... view details

Ireland's Best Session Tunes (110 of Ireland's Best Session Tunes)
Paul McNevin - Mel Bay Publications Inc.

Here are 110 of the tunes most commonly played at an Irish "Session."  The book is broken into sections that feature jigs, reels, slip-jigs, slides, airs and a few waltzes. The 2-CD set (sold separately) helps... view details

Joy of Klez
Various - Hal Leonard Corporation

These arrangements are based on recordings from between 1910 and 1940 of Eastern European immigrant musicians who played traditional Jewish dance music for weddings and other celebrations. Many of these pieces... view details

Low Whistle Book
Steafan Hannigan & David Ledsam - Mel Bay Publications Inc.

Focusing on the low D whistle but applicable to all low whistles, this book and CD set offers everything one needs to know about how to play the low whistle, including ornamentation, history, and fantastic... view details

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Maracatu for Drumset and Percussion
Scott Kettner - Hal Leonard Corporation

Maracatu for Drumset and Percussion ex= plores the traditional Brazilian rhythms of the Maracatu de Baque Virado, which originated in the Candombl=E9 religion but have expanded to provide the rhy= thmic... view details

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The Rhythm Party Series
Sandy Feldstein - Playintime Publishing

The "Rhythm Party Series" offers everything you need to experience the excitement of recreational music making!  Using drums and other rhythm instruments, "Rhythm Party" creates a fun, positive atmosphere for... view details

Siempre Zarzuela
Various Composers - Hal Leonard Corporation

These collections present celebrated Romanzas from Zarzuela, the popular Spanish tradition of music theatre which draws on elements of opera, popular song, dance, and spoken drama. The songbook includes notes... view details