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Ultimate Beginner Blues Drums

Steps One & Two

By Mike Finkelstein

Drumset - Beginner
Steps One & Two. Composed by Mike Finkelstein, Tom Brechtlein, and Joe Testa. Method/Instruction; Percussion - Drumset Method or Collection; Play-Along. The Ultimate Beginner Series. Blues. Book and CD. 52 pages. Alfred Music #00-UBSBK003CD. Published by Alfred Music (AP.UBSBK003CD).

Item Number: AP.UBSBK003CD

ISBN 9781576236703. English.

The first step towards experiencing the fun of playing blues music. This book & CD package will guide you through everything you need to know to begin playing blues drums. Topics include practice tips, note values, shuffle patterns, slow blues patterns, alternate cymbal patterns for a shuffle, hi-hat coordination exercises, bass drum variations, blues rumba, the open hi-hat sound, the Steve Gadd Shuffle, new fill ideas, developing a groove with a bass player, four play-along charts and much more.

About Ultimate Beginner Series

The Ultimate Beginner Series is the ideal way to start playing now! It guides you through all the basics and gets you started playing right away. Legendary instructors cut through all the red tape and confusing lingo to get you playing immediately. Step-by-step explanations and diagrams for every concept make this series a must-have for anyone learning to play.

  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    M. Steven Feingold
    Marlboro, NJ
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  • May 09, 2001 A drummer for all seasons....

    This book is essential for anyone starting out playing your basic blues rhythms. Brechtlein has played with some of the greatest Jazz and Blues musicians in the world and is a very hot studio drummer. He started playing drums very young and really has insights into a young drummer's...

    needs. Great book. (Check out Tom's work with Blues Guitar great Robben Ford - he's awesome!)

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