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Double Bass Drumming

The Mirrored Groove System

By Jeff Bowders

The Mirrored Groove System. Musicians Institute Press. Softcover with CD. 104 pages. Published by Musicians Institute Press (HL.695723).

Item Number: HL.695723
ISBN 0634050893. 9x12 inches.

Through the use of an innovative “mirror system,” Double Bass Drumming develops each foot equally, providing the player with the maximum flexibility for playing creative patterns. The book includes: over 500 realistic double-bass grooves based on eighth-note, sixteenth-note and triplet feels; snare drum and cymbal variations that expand each pattern's potential use in a variety of musical styles; and an 87-track CD that demonstrates key grooves from each section of the book. Whether you use two bass drums or a double pedal, this book/CD pack will help you increase technique, control and stamina while providing a wealth of practical grooves that can be applied to a wide range of playing situations.

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  • April 28, 2010 A must have for hard rock or metal drummer.

    This book has a lot of useful double bass patterns. The exercises will help develop speed for both left and right pedal lead. Some of the later pages are very challenging.

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