Modern Drum Method Grade 2 (eBook+Online Audio)
21806BCDEB
"With the Modern Drum Method Grade 2, Steve Fidyk picks up where Grade 1 leaves off continuing his sequential teaching method and guiding the intermediate student through the most fundamental drumming concepts.

The exercises in Grade 2 focus significantly on reading dotted note and rest values, rock, funk and swing beat variations, techniques for tuning the drum set, and a section featuring 2, 3 and 4 beat drum fill examples. The accompanying online audio features every exercise covered in the text.< ...more
Product Number:
21806BCDEB
Format:
eBook+Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Pages:
86
Binding:
eBook
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
1-6106-5395-5
ISBN13:
978-16106-5395-4
Series:
Modern Method
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
1/13/2011
"With the Modern Drum Method Grade 2, Steve Fidyk picks up where Grade 1 leaves off continuing his sequential teaching method and guiding the intermediate student through the most fundamental drumming concepts.

The exercises in Grade 2 focus significantly on reading dotted note and rest values, rock, funk and swing beat variations, techniques for tuning the drum set, and a section featuring 2, 3 and 4 beat drum fill examples. The accompanying online audio features every exercise covered in the text.

A supplementary DVD entitled ""Modern Drum Method Grades 1-3"" is also available and features many of the concepts and exercises introduced in all three method books.

If you are a new drum student who has just purchased your first kit, or an experienced player looking for ways to improve your fundamentals and sound production, this book series can help clarify many of the mechanical and conceptual drumming skills for you. Throughout, Steve explains each drumming topic as if he were teaching a private lesson.

Reading exercises featuring dotted whole, half, quarter and eighth notes and rests
Exercises to help develop sight reading ability
Eighth and sixteenth note rock beats
Information on the history and development of the drum set
Ideas on tuning and choosing drumheads, cymbals and sticks
2, 3 and 4 beat drum fill examples" Includes access to online audio.
Introduction
Acknowledgements
Drum Set Notation Key
Reading Dotted Notes and Rests
Dotted Whole Note and Rest
Dotted Half Note and Rest
Dotted Quarter Note and Rest
Dotted Eighth Note and Rest
Dotted Rhythm Primer Examples
Dotted Whole Note and Dotted Half Note Primer
Dotted Quarter Note Primer
Dotted Quarters in 3/4
Dotted Quarters in 6/8
Dotted Eighth Note Primer
Final Reading Review
Reading Review of Quarters, Eighths, and Sixteenth Note Combinations
Reading Review of Eighth Note Triplet Rhythms
Dotted Whole and Half Notes
Dotted Half and Dotted Quarter Notes
3/4 Reading Exercise
6/8 Reading Exercise
Dotted Eighth and Sixteenth Grouping
Sixteenth Rest, Eighth and Sixteenth Note Grouping
Sixteenth Rest and Dotted Eighth Note
Sixteenth, Eighth and Sixteenth Note Grouping
Sixteenth Rest and Three Sixteenths
Sixteenth Rest, Sixteenth and an Eighth Note Grouping
Final Snare Drum Reading Review Example 1
Final Snare Drum Reading Review Example 2
Final Snare Drum Reading Review Example 3
Final Snare Drum Reading Review Example 4
Using a Metronome for Practice
Eighth and Sixteenth Note Rock Beats
Eighth Note Rock Beats
Eighth Note Rock Beats with Double Backbeat on 4
Eighth Note Rock Beats with Double Backbeat on 2
Eighth Note Rock Beats with Motown 4 Snare Drum Pattern
Eighth Note Rock Beats with Backbeat on 3
Sixteenth Note Rock Beats
Sixteenth Note Rock Beats with Backbeat on 3
Sixteenth Note Rock Beats with Snare Drum on the "A" of 1 and 4
Sixteenth Note Rock Beats with Snare Drum on 2 and the "A" of 3
History of the Drum Set
Tuning the Drum Set
Clockwise Tension Method
Cross Tension Method
The Bass Drum, Snare Drum and Toms
Choices, Choices, Choices Drumheads, Cymbals, and Sticks
Drum Head Types
The Ride Cymbal
Crash Cymbals
Hi-Hats
Sticks
Matching Sticks
Swing Beat Variations
Swing Beats with Cross Stick on 4
Swing Beats with Cross Stick on 2
Swing Beats with Cross Stick on 2 and 4
Swing Beats with Double Tom Backbeat on 4
Swing Beats with Double Tom Backbeat on 2
Beat Review
Eighth Note Beat Review
Sixteenth Note Beat Review
Swing Beat Review
Drum Set Sounds and Textures
Drum Fills
Eighth Note Fills
2 Beat Eighth Note Fills
3 Beat Eighth Note Fills
4 Beat Eighth Note Fills
Eighth Note Triplet Fills
1 Beat Eighth Note Triplet Fills
2 Beat Eighth Note Triplet Fills
3 Beat Eighth Note Triplet Fills
4 Beat Eighth Note Triplet Fills
Sixteenth Note Fills
1 Beat Sixteenth Note Fills
2 Beat Sixteenth Note Fills
3 Beat Sixteenth Note Fills
4 Beat Sixteenth Note Fills
Biography
 
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