Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
This book was written with the novice percussionist in mind. No previous musical experience is required to constructively make your way through this self-instruction course. Basic rhythm reading principles and fills are illustrated and discussed. Drumming concepts are introduced progressively, so that; provided you stay with it; you will gain a solid foundation for drumming technique and overall musicianship.
Being a Drummer: A Job Description
How to Hold the Sticks
Lesson 1: Some Basics
Lesson 2: Basic Reading
Lesson 3: Eighth Notes
Lesson 4: Eighth Rests
Lesson 5: Eight-Note Rock Beats
Lesson 6: Sixteenth Notes and Rests
Lesson 7: Two-Handed Sixteenth-Note Rock Beats
Lesson 8: Drum Fills
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