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.