Do you want to play the drums but are not sure where to begin? Drum Course for Beginners takes you through each step from the first time you hit a snare drum to playing a whole drum kit or working... Read moreRead less
Do you want to play the drums but are not sure where to begin? Drum Course for Beginners takes you through each step from the first time you hit a snare drum to playing a whole drum kit or working as a percussionist. Whether you want to play in a rock ’n’ roll band or an orchestra, Drum Course for Beginners ranges from teaching you how to hold your drum sticks and how to sit correctly while drumming to how to tune your drums to how to keep time and master the drums.
With clear diagrams, instructions and notation, a large variety of musical styles are covered, ranging from basic drum strokes and counting quarter notes to footwork and drum notation. Included are helpful tips on how to learn to keep time.
Special features focus on particular drummers and percussionists – from Dave Grohl, Gregg Bissonnette and Hannah ‘Ford’ Welton to Led Zeppelin’s John Bonham, The Arctic Monkeys’ Matt Helders and The Police’s Stewart Copeland.
Written by a professional drummer and percussionist, Drum Course for Beginners is illustrated with colour photographs and illustrations of drum tabs. Building from the simplest stages, this is the ideal book for the first-time drummer player.
Format: 285 x 220mm
Word count: 23,000
Illustrations: Over 150 colour photographs, diagrams and notation
There is no Amber trade edition currently available.
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