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Blues Drums Method

An Essential Study of Blues Drums for the Beginning to Advanced

By David Barrett

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Drums - Beginning; Intermediate; Advanced
An Essential Study of Blues Drums for the Beginning to Advanced. Composed by David Barrett. Saddle-stitched, Blues, Percussion: Drum Set, Method. School of Blues. Style. Book and online audio. 56 pages. Mel Bay Publications, Inc #21066M. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.21066M).

Item Number: MB.21066M

ISBN 9780786696949. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

Blues Drums, within the School of the Blues Lesson Series, contains over 250 examples of blues drum patterns and technique-building exercises! Subjects covered in this book are: The History of Blues Drumming; Choosing Your Instrument and Getting Your Sound; Exercises for Development of Technique (Sticking and foot patterns specific to playing blues); Blues Shuffles & Swing Beats, Slow Blues, Ballads and the Triplet Groove (12/8 Time); Blues Rhumba, Calypso Beats and Samba Feel; Two-Beat/Cut Time; Early Rock 'n' Roll and Surf Beats; New Orleans, Soul and Funk Influences; and Build-ups & Fills. This book is accompanied by an online audio recording of all examples played on the drums with the backing of the School of the Blues All-Star Band. It is recommended that you also purchase Blues Drums Play-Along Trax to have full-length play-along trax for you to apply what you learn in this book. Includes access to online audio.

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