This complete edition of the bestselling classic method by Peter Magadini includes all of Books 1 and 2, as well as access to online audio and video tracks for download or streaming. This book starts the beginning drummer on the entire drumset. Some of the topics covered include: Four and five piece drum setups; Illustrations of grips and how to use the sticks; Staff, time values, double strokes and counting; Many patterns, such as '50s, rock, Motown, blues, disco beat, funk, urban beat, jazz, swing, shuffle, Nashville and more; How to play a drum fill, a double stroke roll, the closed roll and the buzz roll. As the player advances, they'll also learn: Playing time; Developing beats with the open and closed hi-hat; Bass drum control and independence; Fusion, Afro-Cuban, and Brazilian rhythms; Basic brush technique; Basic polyrhythms; Reading and drum chart “choreography”.
The price of this book includes access to audio and video files online. The files are accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.