Percussion

$20.35

Recent interest in bongos has surged with the inclusion of bongos in almost every type of music including classical, rock, flamenco, jazz, Latin, Middle Eastern and East Indian. Fun with the Bongos was written to provide a simple guide for someone without any musical experience who wants to learn to play the bongos. The book is designed to teach drum notation, basic bongo technique, simple rhythms and their application. In addition it develops familiarity with the construction, nomenclature and characteristics of the bongos. Fun with the Bongos is the first level in a series of books written by the author. Now includes Spanish & Portuguese translations.

Author:Trevor Salloum
Publisher or Producer:Mel Bay Publications
Product#:MB98284BCD
Format:Book & CD
$19.05

Starts with basics like how to set up the drums, hold the sticks and read music. Teaches rock and jazz beats that make use of the whole drumset, and covers improvisation, playing "time," and using fills to connect ideas. The DVD provides every example in the book performed by a live drummer. 48 pages.

Author:Dave Black, Sandy Feldstein
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-22650
Format:Book & CD
$11.65

The FastTrack method series is a fresh, user-friendly approach to learning with a method book which blends traditional lessons and songs with modern elements of humor, wit, and pop culture. Each book includes a play-along CD plus songs that are the same in all the FastTrack books so that friends can form a band and jam together.

Author:Blake Neely, Rick Mattingly
Publisher or Producer:Hal Leonard Corporation
Product#:HL00697285
Format:Book & CD
$14.35

You've been through FastTrack Drums 1 several times, and you're ready for more...Drums 2 begins right where Drums 1 ended – you'll learn more beats and fills, chart reading, rudiments, and tons of popular drumming styles (rock, blues, shuffle, country, dance, pop). It also comes with a CD featuring all 96 songs and examples for learning and playing along.

Author:Blake Neely, Rick Mattingly
Publisher or Producer:Hal Leonard Corporation
Product#:HL00697295
Format:Book & CD
$17.95

This book presents 1,001 drumset beats played in a variety of musical styles, past and present. It's ideal for beginners seeking a well-organized, easy-to-follow encyclopedia of drum grooves, as well as consummate professionals who want to bring their knowledge of various drum styles to new heights. Author Steve Mansfield presents: rock and funk grooves, blues and jazz grooves, ethnic grooves, Afro-Cuban and Caribbean grooves, and much more.

Composer:Steve Mansfield
Publisher or Producer:Cherry Lane Music
Product#:HL02500337
Format:Book
$25.15

Matching folio to Metallica's second album, including: Creeping Death • Fade To Black • and more.

Song List:
The Call Of Ktulu
Creeping Death
Escape
Fade To Black
Fight Fire With Fire
For Whom The Bell Tolls
Ride The Lightning
Trapped Under Ice

Artist:Metallica
Publisher or Producer:Cherry Lane Music
Product#:HL02503507
Format:Book
$20.65

Now with CD accompaniment! This unique method starts students out on the entire drumset and teaches them the basics in the shortest amount of time. Book 1 covers basic 4- and 5-piece set-ups, grips and sticks, reading and improvisation, coordination of hands and feet, and features a variety of contemporary and basic rhythm patterns with exercise breakdowns for each. Book 2 continues instruction with more improvisation exercises, playing triplets, flams and flam beats, practical musicianship tips, equipment selection and many more techniques and skills. The accompanying CDs feature demonstrations of the exercises.

Composer:Peter Magadini
Publisher or Producer:Hal Leonard Corporation
Product#:HL06620030
Format:Book & CD
$20.65

Now with CD accompaniment! This unique method starts students out on the entire drumset and teaches them the basics in the shortest amount of time. Book 1 covers basic 4- and 5-piece set-ups, grips and sticks, reading and improvisation, coordination of hands and feet, and features a variety of contemporary and basic rhythm patterns with exercise breakdowns for each. Book 2 continues instruction with more improvisation exercises, playing triplets, flams and flam beats, practical musicianship tips, equipment selection and many more techniques and skills. The accompanying CDs feature demonstrations of the exercises.

Composer:Peter Magadini
Publisher or Producer:Hal Leonard Corporation
Product#:HL06620031
Format:Book & CD
$17.95

Bobby Rondinelli of Rainbow, Black Sabbath and Blue Öyster Cult and master teacher Michael Lauren from the Drummers Collective have put together the most comprehensive text ever written on the subject of double bass drumming. It features hundreds of innovative warm up, beat and fill exercises, tips for getting started, a discography of important double bass recordings, plus a timeline of the most important double bass drummers in history, including photos of their setups. A must for all drummers interested in improving their double bass technique!

Composer:Bobby Rondinelli, Michael Lauren
Publisher or Producer:Hal Leonard Corporation
Product#:HL06620037
Format:Book
$12.55

Combining a variety of jazz ride cymbal patterns with coordination and reading exercises, Creative Timekeeping develops true independence: the ability to play any rhythm on the ride cymbal while playing any rhythm on the snare and bass drums. It provides a variety of jazz ride cymbal patterns as well as coordination and reading exercises that can be played along with them. Five chapters: Ride Cymbal Patterns; Coordination Patterns and Reading; Combination Patterns and Reading; Applications; and Cymbal Reading.

Author:Rick Mattingly
Publisher or Producer:Hal Leonard Corporation
Product#:HL06621764
Format:Book
$17.95

This is the book on hand development and drumstick control. Master Studies focuses on these important aspects: accent studies, buzz-roll exercises, single and double-stroke patterns, control studies, flam patterns, dynamic development, endurance studies, and much more!

Author:Joe Morello
Publisher or Producer:Hal Leonard Corporation
Product#:HL06631474
Format:Book
$20.65

This sequel to The New Breed is a more advanced book that teaches a method for learning total independence and creativity. It was started by Gary Chester and completed by his student Chris Adams after Gary's death. Topics covered include: cross bonuses, wac-a-chuck bonuses, disco, funk, swing, 8th-note triplet bonuses, 16th-note triplet melodies, odd times, and much more. Includes a special tribute to Gary Chester.

Author:Chris Adams, Gary Chester
Publisher or Producer:Hal Leonard Corporation
Product#:HL00660125
Format:Book