The Everything Drums Book by Eric Starr

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You can continue in the tradition of the drumming greats with The Everything Drums Book, a straightforward, step-by-step introduction to playing drums with inspiration and style. You'll be given lessons in tuning, timing, and hand technique, while developing a unique style all your own. In addition to the fundamentals of drumming, you'll learn how to play in various styles, including rock, blues, jazz, R&B, Latin, and Caribbean. Numerous practice exercises help you put your knowledge to work, while the audio examples help train your ear.

The Everything Drums Bookalso includes: An equipment buyer's guide A music reading tutorial Instruction for playing with brushes and mallets Tips for maintaining equipment Guidance on fills and solos Whether you're a fan of Keith Moon, Steve Gadd, Stewart Copeland, Buddy Rich, Neil Peart, or Tito Puente, The Everything Drums Book gives you all the tools you need to keep the beat. The e-book version of this title does not include a CD.


About Eric Starr

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Eric Starr (New York, NY) is an accomplished composer, drummer, pianist, and recording artist who has been playing music for more than twenty years. Starr, a three-time recipient of the prestigious Meet the Composer Grant, has worked as a music journalist and a playwright. Starr is the author of The Everything Drums Book, The Everything Rock and Blues Piano Book, The Everything Rock Drums Book with CD, and The Everything Bass Guitar Book.
Published August 1, 2003 by Adams Media. 290 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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