Book + Online Audio
8.75 x 11.75
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
The Groove Schoolbook is a complete guide to the most common drum set patterns used in rock, pop, funk, and shuffle music. It is also a handy source of more than 2500 possible technical combinations that will prepare a drummer for the stylistic variety of the most common grooves in modern drumming.
Written in standard drum set notation, the book can be used by students and drummers of all ages, levels, and backgrounds. It can also be used by professionals as a reference book, or by anyone preparing for a university percussion program. The book’s intricate and interesting patterns will help students develop ambidexterity and four-limb independence. Includes access to online audio.
Hailed by Billboard Magazine as “…one of the best Latin-American drummers nowadays,” Randolf Jimenez is a respected drummer, percussionist, composer and educator who has worked with many Grammy and Latin-Grammy award-winning artists and musicians. He is also an outstanding drum instructor in the Toronto area. Visit: www.randolfjimenez.com
“I love this book because it starts with a basic foundation for beginning students and advances into patterns that all drummers of different levels can use musically.”
Walfredo Reyes Jr.—Drummer with Chicago, Santana, Traffic, Cristina Aguilera. Visit: www.walfredoreyesjr.com
PART 1. EIGHTH-NOTE GROOVES
PART 2. SIXTEENTH-NOTE GROOVES
PART 3. COMBINATIONS
- 3.1 OPEN HI-HAT COMBINATIONS
- 3.2 RIDE/HI-HAT COMBINATIONS
- 3.3 SIXTEENTH-NOTE COMBINATIONS
PART 4. SIXTEENTH-NOTE TRIPLET GROOVES
PART 5. TRIPLET-FEEL GROOVES
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