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Absolute Beginners: Drums
     

Absolute Beginners: Drums

 
While playing the drums may look easy, there's a lot more to it than picking up a pair of sticks and bashing away. Absolute Beginners: Drums is an instructional video designed to give aspiring percussionists the basic knowledge to start off properly with the instrument. The video includes segments on setting up the drum kit, the proper way to hold the sticks,

Overview

While playing the drums may look easy, there's a lot more to it than picking up a pair of sticks and bashing away. Absolute Beginners: Drums is an instructional video designed to give aspiring percussionists the basic knowledge to start off properly with the instrument. The video includes segments on setting up the drum kit, the proper way to hold the sticks, tuning your drums, matching the feet with the hands, reading drum music, basic rhythmic patterns, playing with a group, the use of cymbals, and much more.

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Barnes & Noble
This easy-to-follow DVD drum tutorial will take you step-by-step from the first-day exercises to playing along with a professional backing track. The no-nonsense program features clear pictures and demonstrations along with commentary guiding you through the basics of drum setup, stick and stroke technique, drum coordination, and practical advice and tips covering everything you need to know to start playing, fast. The package includes a 32-page booklet containing all the music examples shown on the DVD.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/06/2003
UPC:
0755174753992
Original Release:
2002
Rating:
NR
Source:
Bmg Special Product
Region Code:
0
Sales rank:
15,934

Special Features

Full menu and chapter access to take you straight to where you want to go; Includes matching 24-page booklet containing all the music examples shown on the DVD

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Opening [:53]
2. Introduction [:54]
3. The Drum Kit [1:25]
4. Step by Step Guide to Setting Up [3:03]
5. Tuning Your Drums [2:22]
6. Posture [1:00]
7. Sticks [1:24]
8. Matched Grip [1:21]
9. The Stroke [1:24]
10. The Bass Drum [1:17]
11. Reading Music [1:32]
12. A Word About Rhythm [2:29]
13. Join the Band [1:51]
14. Basic Rock Rhythms [4:00]
15. Play With the Band [1:52]
16. Bass Drum Patterns [1:59]
17. The Rhythm Section [1:48]
18. Snare Drum Pattern [2:00]
19. The Crash Cymbal [1:40]
20. Snare and Bass Patterns [2:26]
21. Drum Fills [2:59]
22. The Ride Cymbal [1:20]
23. A Classic Rock Fill [:59]
24. Setting Up the HiHat [:55]
25. The Grand Finale [1:17]
26. Care and Maintenance [1:56]
27. Congratulations [:27]

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