Alfred Music introduces those that want to learn how to play the drums to a whole new world of musical knowledge thanks to their newly revised edition of Alfred’s Learn How to Play Drums. People of all ages can begin the journey of musical enjoyment, starting with the fundamentals. Learn about different drum types and the sounds they produce, playing basics, proper drumstick grips, and starting to understand standard drum notation. After you’ve accomplished that, you can move on to playing different lines with varying tempos, rhythms, and grooves. You will continue to become more knowledgeable after every lesson when it comes to reading and understanding standard musical and drum notation. You will learn to play beats and fills in an array of musical styles, including rock, country, jazz and Latin. Upon completion of this book, you will be able to play in a band and read standard drum music.
Alfred’s Learn to Play Drums features helpful resources for reference during and after your lessons:
- Technique builders
- Daily workouts to improve your playing
- Practice tips
- Hints on purchasing equipment, tuning and sound modification, and drum set maintenance
- Plus much more