Teach Yourself Drums 2nd Edition/Book

Item# 9780739095744
$17.49
Learn to play the drums with Alfred Music's newly revised edition. This beginner's guide includes an all-new DVD led by educator/performer Johnny O'Reilly. Starting with the basics of drum types,... Read more

Learn to play the drums with Alfred Music's newly revised edition. This beginner's guide includes an all-new DVD led by educator/performer Johnny O'Reilly. Starting with the basics of drum types, playing techniques, and standard notation, you'll progress through various tempos and grooves while learning to read drum music. Play rock, country, jazz, and Latin beats, fills, and rhythms. The book includes technique builders, daily workouts, and practice tips, as well as information on equipment, tuning, set maintenance, and more.

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This newly revised edition from Alfred Music is the perfect way to learn to play the drums and discover a whole new world of musical knowledge. With the help of the included DVD presented by educator/performer Johnny O'Reilly, beginners of all ages are able to start their journey towards a lifetime of musical enjoyment. The book starts with the basics, including an introduction to the different types of drums and the sounds they create, proper drumstick grips, and an understanding of standard drum notation. From there, students will progress to playing different lines with various tempos, rhythms, and grooves, all while continually improving their reading and understanding of standard musical and drum notation. The book also teaches how to play beats and fills in different musical styles, such as rock, country, jazz, and Latin. Upon completing this book, students will be equipped to play in a band and read standard drum music.



For your convenience, the book includes helpful resources for reference during and after your lessons, such as technique builders, daily workouts to improve your playing, practice tips, and hints on purchasing equipment, tuning and sound modification, and drum set maintenance. With this book, you'll be on your way to becoming a skilled drummer in no time!

Information

Brand: Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Author: Wilson

Dimensions: 12.00 x 9.00

UPC: 9780739095744

Pages: 92