You can continue in the tradition of the drumming greats with The Everything Drums Book, a straightforward, step-by-step introduction to playing drums with inspiration and style. You'll be given lessons in tuning, timing, and hand technique, while developing a unique style all your own. In addition to the fundamentals of drumming, you'll learn how to play in various styles, including rock, blues, jazz, R&B, Latin, and Caribbean. Numerous practice exercises help you put your knowledge to work, while the audio examples help train your ear. The Everything Drums Bookalso includes:
An equipment buyer's guide
A music reading tutorial
Instruction for playing with brushes and mallets
Tips for maintaining equipment
Guidance on fills and solos
Whether you're a fan of Keith Moon, Steve Gadd, Stewart Copeland, Buddy Rich, Neil Peart, or Tito Puente, The Everything Drums Book gives you all the tools you need to keep the beat.