Series: Drum Instruction
Format: Softcover Audio Online
Authors: Rick Mattingly, Rod Morgenstein
Named one of the “25 Timeless Drum Books” by Modern Drummer magazine, this book contains hundreds of practical beats and fills, and teaches how to apply a variety of grooves and fills to the performance of songs.
The accompanying audio tracks include demos and 18 play-along songs covering a wide range of rock, blues, and pop styles, with detailed instructions on how to create exciting, solid drum parts.
- “The Drumset Musician uses a practical , step-by-step approach to develop a concept and vocabulary that can be immediatley applied to playing songs. With clear explanations of how songs are constructed and many examples of beats and fills that are drawn from years of playing and teaching experience, this book clarifies the job of a musical drummer from the start.” –Steve Smith (Journey, Vital Information, Steps Ahead)
“To be a GOOD drummer, you have to play the right beat for a song, keep time, make the beat groove, and be creative. To be a GREAT drummer, you have to serve the song, the artist, or the band you're playing with. The Drumset Musician will help you become a GREAT drummer by helping you develop those abilities and applying them to playing songs.” –Kenny Aronoff (John Mellencamp, John Fogerty, Smashing Pumpkins, BoDeans)