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The Art of Bop Drumming

Composed by John Riley. Edited by Dan Thress. Artist/Personality; Method/Instruction; Percussion - Drum Set Method or Collection; Play-Along. Manhattan Music Publications. Jazz. Book & CD. 80 pages. Published by Manhattan Music (AP.MMBK0056CD).

Item Number: AP.MMBK0056CD
ISBN 089898890X. Jazz.

The definitive book on bop drumming---a style that is both the turning point and the cornerstone of contemporary music's development. This comprehensive book and audio presentation covers time playing, comping, soloing, brushes, more jazz essentials, and charts in an entertaining mix of text, music, and pertinent quotes.
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  • Time Palying 
  • The Ride Cymbal 
  • Phrasing 
  • The Jazz Drum Sound 
  • The Bass Drum & Hi-hat 
  • Cymbals 
  • Practicing 
  • Comping  
  • Interdependence 
  • Comp Example 1 
  • Pacing 
  • Rhythmic Transposition 
  • Comp Example 2 
  • Comping with the Bass Drum 
  • Comp Example 3 
  • Comp Example 4 
  • Accompanying a Solosit 
  • Listening/Song Structure 
  • Awareness 
  • Soloing 
  • Solo Structure 
  • One-bar Phrases 
  • Developing Musical Phrases 
  • Three-Beat Phrases 
  • Developing Longer Solos 
  • Question and Answer Solo 
  • Brushes 
  • Basic Pattern 
  • Ballad Patterns 
  • Uptempo Patterns 
  • The "Figure 8" 
  • "3 Against 2" Feel 
  • Brush Patterns 
  • More Jazz Essentials 
  • The Suffle 
  • Playing in "2" 
  • 3/4 Waltz 
  • Samba 
  • 12/8 Feel 
  • Mambo 
  • Uptempo Playing 
  • Charts 
  • School Days (medium) 
  • Last Week (shuffle and "2" feel) 
  • What Is This Thing Called? (medium-up) 
  • October (ballad) 
  • Satch and Diz (3/4, 4/4) 
  • Out in the Open (Uptempo) 
  • Appendix 
  • Recommended Listening 
  • General Discography 
  • Books & Videos 

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