Fundamentals of Rhythm for the Drummer (eBook)
94493EB
This drum method book can be used for private instruction as well as group lessons. Private teachers will find that this method is comprehensive and practical. Elementary band directors can correlate most of the material with any elementary band series.

The exercises, summaries, and rhythm studies will develop stick control, coordination, rhythm reading ability, and confidence. The material will enable the percussion section to develop musicianship and provide musical accompaniment for the entire ba ...more
Product Number:
94493EB
Format:
eBook
Skill Level:
Beginning
Pages:
100
Binding:
eBook
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
1-6097-4921-9
ISBN13:
978-16097-4921-7
Series:
Building Excellence
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
10/7/2010
This drum method book can be used for private instruction as well as group lessons. Private teachers will find that this method is comprehensive and practical. Elementary band directors can correlate most of the material with any elementary band series.

The exercises, summaries, and rhythm studies will develop stick control, coordination, rhythm reading ability, and confidence. The material will enable the percussion section to develop musicianship and provide musical accompaniment for the entire band.

• New rhythms are introduced and illustrated showing the method of counting and tapping of the foot.
• Exercises are designed to develop each newly learned rhythm.
• Summaries provide a continuous review of the newly learned material.
• Rhythm studies exploit the newly learned material in all possible combinations

Every lesson builds on those that came before, giving students a chance to practice what they have learned and reinforcing skills that will be used over and over.

Intermediate and advanced students can use the material in this book in the following ways:
1. Flams can be played on all the quarter notes
2. Flam Taps can be played on all the eighth notes
3. Flam Paradiddles can be played on all the sixteenth notes

Private teachers and elementary band directors will find that this method assures a higher standard of musicianship for drummers.
Alternate Stickings      
Buzz Strokes      
Introducing Cut Time      
Introducing Dotted Notes      
Introducing Downbeat Eighth Note Rolls      
Introducing Eighth Notes Combined with Sixteenth Notes      
Introducing Eighth Notes with Eighth Rests      
Introducing Sixteenth Notes      
Introducing Sixteenth Notes Combined with Eighth Notes      
Introducing Syncopation      
Introducing the Dotted Eighth Sixteenth Note Rhythms      
Introducing Tied Notes      
Introducing Triplets      
Introducting Eighth Notes      
Introducting Quarter Notes and Quarter Rests      
Introducting Whole Notes and Whole Rests      
Preliminaries      
Preliminary Buzz Roll Studies      
Use of Foot      
 
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