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Hand Drums for Beginners

An Easy Beginning Method

By John Marshall

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World Percussion - Beginner
An Easy Beginning Method. Composed by John Marshall. Method/Instruction; Percussion - Miscellaneous Educational Books and Manuals. Book. 48 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.19327).

Item Number: AP.19327
ISBN 0739003232.

This book teaches everything you need to know to get started playing djembe, conga, pandeiro, dumbek, frame drum, and riq. Starting with an introduction to the various families of drums throughout the world and to basic drum notation, the author takes you from holding each instrument to playing appropriate world rhythms on each. You'll learn about Nigerian Frekoba; West African Djoli; the Latin clave and Samba; Moroccan folk rhythms; Arabic Dawr Hindy and much more! The easy, step-by-step approach will quickly have you playing rhythms from all over the world. A CD demonstrating all the examples and for playing along is available!
Recorded Acc. Available.