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The Total Blues Drummer

A Fun and Comprehensive Overview of Blues Drumming

By Scott Bihlman

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A Fun and Comprehensive Overview of Blues Drumming. Composed by Scott Bihlman. Book; CD; Method/Instruction; Percussion - Drumset Method or Collection. The Total Drummer. Blues. 128 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.34375).

Item Number: AP.34375

ISBN 0739066455.

The Total Blues Drummer is an exciting journey through the diverse world of blues drumming. It covers many of the styles that make blues drumming so rewarding---from the blues sounds of Chicago, Memphis, and Texas to funky blues, jazz blues, and bl
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  • About the Author 
  • Introduction 
  • Chapter 1: Getting Started 
  • The Blues Drumset 
  • Holding the Drumsticks 
  • The Metronome 
  • CHAPTER 2: BASIC NOTATION AND THEORY 
  • Drumset Notation Key 
  • Notes and Rests 
  • Note Value Chart 
  • Measures and Repeat Signs 
  • Noteheads and Stems 
  • Time Signatures 
  • Different Notation Styles 
  • Whole Notes, Half Notes, Quarter Notes, and Their Corresponding Rests 
  • Quarter-Note Exercise 
  • Whole-, Half-, and Quarter-Note Exercise 
  • Constructing a Beat Using Quarter Notes 
  • Four Basic Drum Rudiments 
  • CHAPTER 3: EIGHTH NOTES AND RESTS 
  • Eighth-Note Snare Drum Exercise 
  • Basic Eighth-Note Blues Beats 
  • Basic Eighth-Note Fills 
  • Eighth-Note Beat/Fill Combinations 
  • CHAPTER 4: SIXTEENTH NOTES AND RESTS 
  • Sixteenth-Note Snare Drum Exercises 
  • Combining Quarter Notes, Eighth Notes, Sixteenth Notes, and Rests 
  • Basic Sixteenth-Note Blues Beats 
  • Sixteenth-Note Fills 
  • Sixteenth-Note Groupings 
  • Sixteenth-Note Grouping Fills 
  • CHAPTER 5: THE TRIPLET 
  • Eighth-Note Triplets 
  • Quarter-Note Triplets 
  • Sixteenth-Note Triplets 
  • CHAPTER 6: BASIC BLUES BEATS 
  • CHAPTER 7: THE BLUES TRAIN BEAT 
  • Orchestrating the Train Beat 
  • Around the Drumset 
  • One-Handed Train Beat 
  • More Orchestrations 
  • CHAPTER 8: MORE ABOUT STRAIGHT AND SWING FEELS 
  • Combining Straight and Swing Feels 
  • CHAPTER 9: FUNKY BLUES 
  • Eighth-Note Rhythms 
  • Sixteenth-Note Rhythms 
  • Working the Hi-Hat 
  • Funky Blues Grooves 
  • CHAPTER 10: SWING SIXTEENTHS, THE RIMSHOT, AND GHOST NOTES 
  • Swing Sixteenths 
  • The Rimshot 
  • Ghost Notes 
  • CHAPTER 11: SLOW BLUES GROOVES 
  • 6/4 Time Signature 
  • 6/8 Time Signature and Fills 
  • 12/4 Time Signature and Fills 
  • 12/8 Time Signature and Fills 
  • CHAPTER 12: RIGHT-HAND LEAD 
  • CHAPTER 13: TUNING AND GETTING THE BLUES SOUND 
  • How to Install a Drumhead 
  • Tuning for the Blues 
  • Getting the Blues Sound 
  • CHAPTER 14: SOME BLUES GREATS 
  • Robert Johnson 
  • B. B. King 
  • Buddy Guy 
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan 
  • CHAPTER 15: ADVANCED BLUES SHUFFLES 
  • The Rock Shuffle 
  • Shuffles with a Half-Time Feel 
  • The Double Bass Shuffle and Fills 
  • CHAPTER 16: ADVANCED GROOVES 
  • Linear Grooves 
  • CHAPTER 17: THE BO DIDDLEY BEAT 
  • Fills for the Bo Diddley Beat 
  • CHAPTER 18: PARADIDDLES AND FLAMS 
  • The Paradiddle 
  • The Flam 
  • Flam and Paradiddle Combinations 
  • Flam and Paradiddle Fills 
  • CHAPTER 19: THE DOUBLE-STROKE ROLL 
  • The Thirty-Second Note 
  • The Double-Stroke Roll 
  • The Pinch Technique 
  • Time to Burn 
  • CHAPTER 20: ODD TIME SIGNATURES 
  • 7/8 Time 
  • 7/4 Time 
  • 5/4 Time 
  • 5/8 Time 
  • 9/8 Time 
  • 11/8 Time 
  • CHAPTER 21: SINGLE AND DOUBLE BASS DRUM FOR THE BLUES 
  • Single Bass Drum 
  • Double Bass Drum 
  • CHAPTER 22: BLUES STRUCTURE AND DYNAMICS 
  • The 12-Bar Blues 
  • Intros 
  • The Verse 
  • Accenting the First Beat 
  • The Chorus and the Ride Cymbal 
  • Head Signals 
  • Jamming the Blues 
  • Listening 
  • The Groove 
  • CHAPTER 23: CROSS-STICK TECHNIQUE 
  • Appendix 
  • Getting Ready for a Gig 
  • Doing a Soundcheck 
  • Onstage Equipment 
  • Studio Equipment 
  • Transporting and Storing 
  • Your Drums Safely 
  • Conclusion and Listening Guide 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Drum Dude
    Location:
    Calgary, Alberta
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate
  • 2016-09-16 00:41:31.0 Great Book!

    Exactly as described. Worth every penny.

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