Learn As You Play Drums
Suitable for both individual and group instruction, the book contains carefully programmed material from absolute beginners to intermediate level. The skills that are covered, including drum rudiments and sight-reading, will enable the student to play in all of these styles: Orchestral, Pop, Rock, Latin and Swing. Throughout the book there are helpful tips and illustrations.Learn As You Play Drums is based on current best-practice in teaching and embodies the principles of the UK's seminal teaching scheme A Common Approach. It provides the best available introduction and preparation for percussion graded examinations such as those set by the Guildhall School of Music.Learn As You Play Drums and its sister volume Learn As You Play Tuned Percussion and Timpani can be used together: there are many pieces and exercises which can be combined to give students experience of ensemble playing. Together, the two books can make the absolute beginner into an all-round drummer!