Brush Skills for Playing Jazz and Pop Music, Book and DVD
Author: Florian Alexandru-Zorn
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company, Incorporated
This book and DVD kit is ideal for drummers ready for an in-depth study of playing with brushes. The Complete Guide to Playing Brushes uses detailed illustrations and video demonstrations to eliminate the guesswork of brush movements and clearly show all the facets of playing. Beginning to advanced players will equally benefit from this course. Topics include rudiments, the details of sweeping motions, tap sounds, and grooves. "Setting the bar for one-stop brush manuals, The Complete Guide to Playing Brushes aims to set your arms free. Five Stars!" - Modern Drummer magazine
The Ultimate Guide to Learning 100 (+1) Drumming Styles
Author: Brandon Toews
The ultimate guide to drumming styles by the co-author of the best-selling instructional book The Best Beginner Drum Book. Brandon Toews and Drumeo present... THE DRUMMER'S TOOLBOX! The Drummer's Toolbox presents drummers of all skill levels with the most comprehensive introduction to 100 different drumming styles from the past century. This ultimate guide includes more than 900 groove examples, as well as listening suggestions for 1000 recommended recordings. Throughout the book, drummers will also learn about the history of each drumming style, effective techniques for playing them, and how to break down different grooves limb-by-limb. The Drummer's Toolbox is for any drummer who's serious about expanding their musical vocabulary and becoming more versatile behind the drum-set. You will learn how to play: - Rock: Surf Rock, Progressive Rock, Punk Rock... - Jazz: 4/4 Swing, Up-Tempo Swing, Contemporary Jazz... - Blues: Texas Blues, Chicago Blues, Flat Tire Shuffle... - Country: Train Beat, Two-Step, Rockabilly... - Soul & Funk: Motown, Neo-Soul, New Orleans Funk... - Metal: Death Metal, Progressive Metal, Metalcore... - Electronic: Hip-Hop, Drum and Bass, Trap... - Afro-Cuban: Mambo, Nanigo, Songo... - Afro-Brazilian: Samba, Marcha, Bossa Nova... - Afro-Caribbean: Merengue, Reggae, Zouk... - And many more!
This book has everything you need to know to get started, including beats and fills in all contemporary styles like jazz, rock, metal, country and Latin. Technique builders and daily workouts with practice tips improve your playing step-by-step, and your skills develop quickly when you play along to the tunes on the CD. 92 pages.
Cook’s TEACHING PERCUSSION, which includes over seven hours of video footage, continues to set the standard in percussion instrument methods texts. Providing a comprehensive introduction to every aspect of percussion education, technique and performance, this enhanced third edition develops students' musical understanding and performance skills. The author's consistent and detailed philosophy introduces students to a refined teaching methodology--and gives them greater insight into the learning process by integrating contemporary concepts about experiential awareness learning. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
"Contains full-size stroke diagrams, exercises for alternative brushes, added strokes and new instruction, swing, bebop, funk, R&B patterns for brushes: every pattern is performed on the CDs with play-along tracks."--cover.
Shows how to create a home environment that helps cope with the difficulties associated with AD and related dementia. The author deals with both interior and exterior spaces, discussing problems and solutions associated with specific areas such as the kitchen, bathroom, corridors, patios and decks. Separate chapters focus on issues related to AD such as wandering, incontinence and access limitation.
A guide to playing the drums that provides an overview of various styles and techniques, explains how to fill in the beats, provides information on drumset makes and models, care and maintenance, and additional percussion instruments, and includes a CD with more than thirty songs to play along with.
Bring your most imaginative ideas to life with this hands-on guide written by Corel guru Dave Huss. Contains all new workshops to show you how to master all of the fantastic features--filters, masks, and brush tools and includes a 16-page color insert.
Play that stimulates young minds. Play is the language that babies know best. Here, readers will find over 300 games to play with infants from one week to eighteen months old. Divided into games that stimulate cognitive, language, emotional, and social development, this book will delight parents and babies as it helps foster mental and physical growth. * Written by an internationally recognized authority on brain games for babies * No other book on infant play has as many games or is as effective in linking games with their mental and physical health benefits * Focused on helping parents teach their babies how to learn, rather than pushing them beyond their developmental level
Expanded and revised to cover recent developments, this text should tell you what you need to know to become a better listener and buyer of quality high-fidelity components. New sections include: super audio CD; high-resolution audio on DVD; and single-ended amplifiers.
Fractal Design Painter 3.0 has won virtually every award for technical excellence offered in the industry. Painter 3.0 is a part of every serious digital artist/graphic designer's arsenal. Written from an artist/designer's point of view, this book covers all the new features of Painter 3.0.
This authoritative guide provides all the pedagogical, historical, and technical material necessary for the successful instruction of brass. Chapters discuss the historical development of individual brass instruments and focus on technique, including guidance for teachers and a complete method for brass playing. Individual instrument chapters include lists of recommended study material and reference sources.
Overview: A handy, accessible, thorough, and convenient guide for drummers who want to get the most out of their instrument. This Tipbook offers you a truckload of information, delivered at the right pace, including topics such as selecting and play-testing drums and cymbals, buying sticks, heads, and hardware, maintenance, tuning, as well as the history and the family of the instrument, and a drummer's glossary. Written in collaboration with and proofread by musicians, teachers, technicians, and other experts, for beginners, students, and advanced players. The instrument in bird's-eye view, Lessons, teachers, and practicing, Dozens of clear illustrations, Auditioning drums and cymbals, Maintenance and tuning, Basic background information, Basic beats and rudiments, Glossary, And where to find even more ...