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A Manual for the Modern Drummer - 2nd Edition

By Alan Dawson

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Composed by Alan Dawson and Don DeMicheal. Berklee Guide. Instruction, Jazz, Jazz Instruction. Softcover. 104 pages. Published by Berklee Press (HL.50449560).

Item Number: HL.50449560

ISBN 9780876391822. 9x12 inches. Alan Dawson & Don DeMicheal.

Learn jazz drums from one of the classic texts of jazz drumming, Alan Dawson. This book presents some of his seminal thoughts about drumming technique. The book also includes several articles about jazz styles and history by DownBeat magazine editor Don DeMicheal, plus his insights about the soloing styles of jazz greats like Chick Webb, Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich, Max Roach, Art Blakey and others. This source material from two of the jazz era's most insightful champions of the drum set will teach you how to: develop your sense of time and jazz feel • master jazz rhythms and meter • play with greater independence and expressive nuance • perform essential beats • deveop your soloing ability • and much more.

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