With a Guide Book for the Artist Percussionist -- Covering All of the Instruments of the Percussion Family

The "Goldenberg Book" has been used by generations of orchestral snare drum players to develop their skills. As well as studies and etudes, this book includes excerpts of major orchestral repertoire for snare drum and all of the instruments of the percussion family. This edition, edited by Tony Cirone, includes phrasings and stickings along with re-engraved etudes. This book is the primary source for percussionists to learn proper technique and important orchestral repertoire.

musical interpretations and editing by Anthony J. Cirone

Author:Morris Goldenberg
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing

Includes 45 etudes for snare drum and covers a broad range from intermediate level to lower-advanced level.

Author:Joseph Holmquist
Publisher or Producer:Neil A. Kjos Music Company

Tradition of Excellence is a flexible performance-centered band method that seamlessly blends classic and contemporary pedagogy, instrument-specific DVD's, and the cutting-edge interactive practice studio technology. Bruce Pearson and Ryan Nowlin present a systematic comprehensive musicianship curriculum that is second-to-none.

Time-tested approaches

* Three unique starting systems
* Differentiated instruction and learning allowing you to customize your teaching
* Pedagogically sound two-page lessons
* sounds-before-symbol rhythm introduction
* Scales, technical studies, chop builders, warm-ups, rhythm studies, and sight-reading
* Solos, duets, rounds, band pieces, and ensembles, including three built-in concert programs

Today's trends

* comprehensive Standards-based curriculum
* Color coding connects new concepts with the music
* Rhythm introductions adaptable to any counting system
* Nine-page Oboe starting system
* Expanded Horn book with F and B fingerings
* All-in-one Percussion book
* Repertoire from across time and around the world
* Built-in written and performance assessment
* Theory, composition, ear training, improvisation, orchestration, conducting, and history in every student book
* Historical and interdisciplinary worksheets and teaching guides
* Ready-to-use lesson plans
* Multiple -option ensemble scoring
* Comprehensive, easy-to-use Conductor Score
* Score Companion: Teaching Band with Excellence: a Comprehensive Curricular, Pedagogical, and Administrative Resource-an indispensable aid to the teacher.

Tomorrow's Technology

* Revolutionary Interactive Practice Studios and Interactive Teacher Studio that offer intuitive virtual student and teacher environments
* State-of-the-art accompaniment recordings
* Instrument-specific DVDs containing video lessons, accompaniments, and importable audio files
* Downloadable lesson plans, worksheets, and editable forms
* Interactive whiteboard-ready
* Subscription-based SmartMusic support

Author:Bruce Pearson, Ryan Nowlin
Publisher or Producer:Neil A. Kjos Music Company
Format:Book & CD

Includes 92 etudes for snare drum in range from beginning level to intermediate.

Author:Joseph Holmquist
Publisher or Producer:Neil A. Kjos Music Company

Drumming legend Carmine Appice has once again updated the best-selling drumset book in the history of rock drumming. In addition to the classic information on basic rock rhythms and polyrhythms, linear rudiments and groupings, hi-hat and double bass drum exercises, and shuffle rhythms and syncopation exercises, Carmine has included over 20 new pages and a second CD of fresh material. The recordings have been re-mastered, with updates including three new play-along tracks and audio examples that correspond with the new sections on odd-time signatures, hands and feet combinations, and rave/dance drumming.

Everybodies Comin' Carmine Appice (contributor); Greg Hampton (contributor)
Grey Day Carmine Appice (contributor)
Stash contributor: Appice, Keeling, Franklin

Author:Carmine Appice
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Format:Book & CD

Gary Chester was one of the busiest studio drummers of the '60s and '70s and played on hundreds of hit records. His systems have been used and endorsed by drummers such as Kenny Aronoff, Danny Gottlieb, and Dave Weckl. This is not just another drum book, but rather a system that will help you develop the skills needed to master today's studio requirements. By working with this book, you'll improve your reading, concentration, coordination, right and left-hand lead, and awareness of the click. This revised edition contains a CD with an interview with Chester.

Author:Gary Chester
Publisher or Producer:Hal Leonard Corporation
Format:Book & CD

A Method Book for the Development of Complete Independence on the Drum Set

Proficiency as a drummer has always come from great hand dexterity. However, with the introduction of modern drumming techniques, it has become increasingly necessary to gain complete independence of both the hands and feet. With various rhythmic exercises in easy-to-read notation, 4-Way Coordination is designed to guide the drummer from simple patterns to advanced polyrhythms. Through the study of this method book, the student will gain invaluable listening skills and techniques that will provide insight to drumming in all styles.

Author:Marvin Dahlgren, Elliot Fine
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing

The FastTrack songbooks are designed to let students jam with their friends learning other instruments in the series, so all the books have the same songs and are compatible. Each book includes the play-along CD in case a player doesn't have their own band available! The Level 2 songbooks feature 8 classic songs, including: Back in the U.S.S.R. • Born to Be Wild • I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man • Imagine • Layla • Maggie May • No Particular Place to Go • Takin' Care of Business.

Song List:
Back In The U.S.S.R.
Born To Be Wild
I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man
Maggie May
No Particular Place To Go
Takin' Care Of Business

Publisher or Producer:Hal Leonard Corporation
Format:Book & CD

Learn to rock on the drums! Get the right gear and proper grips, read music, take advantage of practice tips, and build technique and strength. An informative section outlines essential information not often found in one place about different types of drums, tuning, maintaining equipment, finding a good teacher and even dealing with noise! 64 pages.

Author:Patrick Wilson
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Format:Book & CD

Beyond Bop Drumming is John Riley's exciting follow-up to the critically acclaimed Art of Bop Drumming. Based on the drumming advancements of the post-bop period of the 1960s, the book and audio topics include: broken time playing, ride-cymbal variations, up-tempo unison ideas, implied time metric modulation, solo ideas, solo analysis, complete transcriptions, and play-along tunes.

Author:John Riley
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Format:Book & CD

Note for Note Transcriptions of 23 Classic John Bonham Drum Tracks

John Bonham is one of the legends of rock 'n' roll, and his drumming style helped to elevate Led Zeppelin to greatness. This revised edition contains 23 of Bonham's most famous drum transcriptions from his work with the legendary Led Zeppelin. Also included are editor's notes from each record and note-for-note transcriptions. Titles include: Good Times, Bad Times * Babe I'm Gonna Leave You * Dazed and Confused * Communication Breakdown * Whole Lotta Love * Heartbreaker * Living Loving Maid (She's Just a Woman) * Immigrant Song * Black Dog * Stairway to Heaven * Misty Mountain Hop * The Song Remains the Same * Over the Hills and Far Away * The Crunge * D'yer Mak'er * No Quarter * Achilles Last Stand * Nobody's Fault but Mine * Fool in the Rain.

"Thanks to Joe Bergamini's usual perfectionism, we have an accurate historical record of one of the greatest rock drummers of all time for the enjoyment and education of today's drummers and all future generations to come. Highly recommended not just for Bonham fans or Rock 'n' Rollers but for all drummers, regardless of style."
-Tiger Bill's DrumBeat

Black Dog Jimmy Page (composer); Robert Plant (composer); John Paul Jones (composer)
D'yer Mak'er Jimmy Page (composer); John Bonham (composer); Robert Plant (composer); John Paul Jones (composer)
Dazed and Confused Jimmy Page (composer)
Good Times, Bad Times Jimmy Page (composer); John Bonham (composer); John Paul Jones (composer)
Heartbreaker Jimmy Page (composer); John Bonham (composer); Robert Plant (composer); John Paul Jones (composer)
Immigrant Song Jimmy Page (composer); Robert Plant (composer)
Stairway to Heaven Jimmy Page (composer); Robert Plant (composer)
The Ocean Jimmy Page (composer); John Bonham (composer); Robert Plant (composer); John Paul Jones (composer)
What Is and What Should Never Be Jimmy Page (composer); Robert Plant (composer)
Whole Lotta Love Jimmy Page (composer); John Bonham (composer); Willie Dixon (composer); Robert Plant (composer); John Paul Jones (composer)

Artist:Led Zeppelin
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing

Jam with Seven Stylistic Dave Weckl Tracks

A truly exceptional package allowing the beginner to intermediate drummer to practice with a pre-recorded band. The seven tracks cover a wide range of styles such as straight eighths, sixteenth feel, rock shuffle, rock ballad, Latin, straight-ahead jazz, and rock & roll. Includes a "roadmap" chart for each tune.

Artist:Dave Weckl
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Format:Book & CD