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Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing Drums (Paperback) (Michael Miller)

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You can't beat this one for learning the basics! This book covers everything the aspiring drummer needs to know-from an overview of drums and percussion history and theory; to information on purchasing, tuning, and maintaining drums; to basic music notation, rhythm, and time signatures; to snare drum fundamentals; playing a complete drum set; and basic beats for every style of music. In addition, this newly revised edition contains an audio CD featuring all exercises and solos from the book, tuning examples, and play along tracks.Audio CD includedAccording to a Gallup survey, there are over 62 million amateur musicians in the U.S.Drums are the third most popular instrument among amateur musiciansYou can't beat this one for learning the basics! This book covers everything the aspiring drummer needs to know-from an overview of drums and percussion history and theory; to information on purchasing, tuning, and maintaining drums; to basic music notation, rhythm, and time signatures; to snare drum fundamentals; playing a complete drum set; and basic beats for every style of music. In addition, this newly revised edition contains an audio CD featuring all exercises and solos from the book, tuning examples, and play along tracks.Audio CD includedAccording to a Gallup survey, there are over 62 million amateur musicians in the U.S.Drums are the third most popular instrument among amateur musicians
Covers the history of drumming, different drum types, how to care for them, and basic skills and tips for playing different types of music.
Number of Pages: 281
Genre: Music
Sub-Genre: Musical Instruments / Percussion
Series Title: Idiot's Guides
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Alpha Books
Author: Michael Miller
Language: English
Street Date: January 1, 2004
TCIN: 11716662
UPC: 9781592571628
Item Number (DPCI): 248-17-1471
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This book, along with Stick Control for the Snare Drummer, and Progressive Steps to Syncopation for the Modern Drummer, are widely accepted as the best books to learn to play drums. This book retails for $21.99. It is often out of stock, not just here, but all locations.see moreof the reviewer's review
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