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Drumstick Finger Systems and Techniques

By Mat Marucci

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Drumstick Finger Systems and Techniques composed by Mat Marucci. For Drum Set. Saddle-stitched, Technic. All Styles. Beginning-Intermediate. Book. 48 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.98717).

ISBN 9780786657049. All Styles. 8.5 x 11 inches.

This book will explain and illustrate the majority of finger techniques which can be combined into various finger systems. It starts with the most basic fundamentals and takes the reader through a logical pyramiding progression of techniques leading to the development of the ability to use the fingers to assist in multiple strokes and/or to maintain a constant, almost perpetual motion with each hand.

  • Foreword 
  • Chapter 1: Basics 
  • Chapter 2: The Four Strokes 
  • Chapter 3: Rebound Control 
  • Chapter 4: The "Scoop" Technique 
  • Chapter 5: The "Stroke, Catch, Drop" Technique 
  • Chapter 6: Finger Techniques 
  • A) Hand Squeezes 
  • B) Adding the Rebound 
  • C) The Overhand Dribble 
  • D) Turning the Hand 
  • E) Adding the "Scoop" 
  • Chapter 7: Multiple Strokes 
  • A) Triplets 
  • B) Quadruplets 
  • C) "Throwing" the Stick 
  • D) The "Finger Slide" 
  • Chapter 8: Mixed Fingering Studies 
  • Chapter 9: Accent Studies 
  • Chapter 10: Alternate Fulcrums and Strokes 
  • Afterthoughts 
  • Mat Marucci