Drums for Dummies

Drums for Dummies

Paperback - 2006
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Get down with rock, R&B, jazz, blues, funk, and Latin rhythms!

Whether you're dreaming of starting a band, striking the snares, or simply playing a hand drum, this interactive book-and-CD package makes it easy to pick up the basics. Complete with new information on contemporary rock styles and beats as well as rhythms from around the world, this guide is all you need to become a talented, versatile drummer.

Discover how to
* Bang out basic rhythms --with or without sticks
* Understand fundamental drumming techniques
* Explore other percussion instruments
* Find the perfect drum set
* Purchase, tune, and maintain your drums

All this on the CD-Rom
* MP3 files of each rhythm and beat that you can play along with
* Rhythms for hand drums -- from the bongos and congas to the surdo, tar, and udu
* Solos to amaze the other members in the band

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2006.
Edition: Second edition
ISBN: 9780471794110
Characteristics: xviii, 362 pages :,illustrations, music ;,24 cm. +,1 compact disc (digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.)


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