Drums For Dummies

Drums For Dummies

by Jeff Strong
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Drums For Dummies by Jeff Strong

March to the beat of your own drum with the ultimate how-to manual for over 62 million amateur musicians!

This book covers the basics for the drumming beginner - from finding the perfect drum set to learning how to care for it properly. You will master music fundamentals with expert tips for how to read music and how to understand basic techniques - with or without the sticks! It discusses the power of rhythm and percussion in world music, from Ashiko and Conga to Samba and Bosa Nova, with examples of each rhythm on the companion audio CD. Includes coverage of today's music styles from jazz and rock to country and R&B. Features ideas for keeping the beat alive - from finding print and internet resources to taking lessons or starting your own band. The added value CD-ROM allows readers to listen and play along to the exercises and pieces you'll find in the book.

About the Author:

Jeff Strong has been a drummer for over 30 years with professional experience in a variety of musical styles from jazz to country and R&B. He is an expert on both music and sound healing, appearing on numerous radio programs and in two documentaries.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764553578
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/28/2001
Series: For Dummies Series
Edition description: BK&CD-ROM
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 7.06(w) x 9.54(h) x 0.89(d)

About the Author

Jeff Strong, President of the REI Institute, a Music Medicine research organization, has been drumming for more than 30 years. He has released five CDs and leads workshops for beginning and experienced drummers throughout North America.

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This book rules. if you are looking for drum advice or don't know where to start this is the book for you.
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