eBook + Online Audio
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
The Drum Set Styles Encyclopediais a non-comprehensive introduction to essential styles and time-feels for drummers. This book and online audio package is presented in an encyclopedia-like format and features over 50 must-know styles and time-feels. Each chapter presents a different style with helpful and informative background information, useful playing examples and specific recommended listening examples for each feel. The styles and time-feels include: Funk, Hip-Hop, Go-Go, Reggae, Blues, Latin, New Orleans, Texas Shuffle, Chicago Shuffle, Half-Time Shuffle and Odd Meter. This is a must-have resource for drummers of all levels; perfect for the aspiring freelancer or versatile-minded player. Includes access to online audio.
Extreme Listening Extreme Results
Ideas for productive listening
12/8 Feel with Two Hands
Shuffle No 1 (Texas Style)
Shuffle No 2 (Chicago Style)
Jazz / Swing
32 Bar AABA Form
Twelve Bar Jazz Blues Form
Straight Eighth Feel
Ostinatos and Exercises for Samba, Bossa Nova and Baiao
Non-Traditional Samba and Bossa Nova
New Orleans Second-Line / Street Beats
Bo Diddley Beat
New Orleans Funk
Drum and Bass
Two Beat Feel
Suggested Listening and Research
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