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All About Drums

A Fun and Simple Guide to Playing Drums

By Rick Mattingly

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A Fun and Simple Guide to Playing Drums. Drum Instruction. Instructional and Play Along. Instructional book (softcover) and accompaniment CD. 208 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.6620098).

Item Number: HL.6620098

ISBN 9781423408185. 8.5x11 inches.

Drumset playing made fun and easy Have you struggled through tedious lessons and boring instruction books in your desire to learn to play the drumset? If you wish there was a fun and engaging way to motivate you in your drumset playing quest, then this is it: All About Drums is for you. Whether it's learning to read music, playing by ear, creating your own beats, or all of the above, this enjoyable guide will help you to finally start playing the beats and fills to your favorite songs in many different styles. Plus, learn interesting tid-bits on drumset makes & models, care and maintenance, additional percussion instruments, and other fun stuff about the drumset. This fun-filled, easy-to-use guide includes: * An introduction to the drumset * Step-by-step music reading instruction * How to create your own beats, fills, & solos * Background on various styles of music, including dozens of favorite songs * Performing tips * CD includes over 90 tracks for demo and play-along. Over 40 favorite songs, including: Come Together * Detroit Rock City * Fifty Ways to Leave Your Lover * Hurts So Good * Message in a Bottle * Oh, Pretty Woman * Pour Some Sugar on Me * Shattered * Smells like Teen Spirit * Swingtown * Walk This Way * The Zephyr Song * and more.

  • Shattered 
  • Cold Sweat, Part 1 
  • Funny Vibe 
  • Silent Talking 
  • Swingtown 
  • Smoke On The Water 
  • Jump 
  • The End 
  • Soul Vaccination 
  • She's On Fire 
  • Nice To Know You 
  • Minor Thing 
  • The Zephyr Song 
  • Authority Song 
  • Times Like These 
  • Come Together 
  • Cissy Strut 
  • Barracuda 
  • Zero 
  • Born To Be My Baby 
  • Lowdown In The Street 
  • Soul Power 
  • Detroit Rock City 
  • Don't Stand So Close To Me 
  • Fifty Ways To Leave Your Lover 
  • Hurts So Good 
  • Message In A Bottle 
  • Oh, Pretty Woman 
  • Peg 
  • Please Please Me 
  • Pour Some Sugar On Me 
  • Rosanna 
  • Roxanne 
  • Smells Like Teen Spirit 
  • Sweet Child O' Mine 
  • Take Five 
  • Walk This Way 
  • Mississippi Queen 
  • Cold, Cold Heart  
  • Orange Blossom Special 
  • Back Home 
  • Dumas Walker 
  • Blues Leave Me Alone 
  • Third Degree 
  • The Thrill is Gone 
  • We Are The Champions 
  • In The Dead Of Night 
  • Song For America 
  • Watcher Of The Skies 
  • Frame By Frame 
  • No Reply At All 
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