Bookshelf

Howard-Drums in the Americas

This comprehensive volume by Dr. Joseph H. Howard, one of the country's leading athorities on drums, relates the complete story-from primitive origins to the present day- of t... 

Feldstein-Complete Cymbal Guide for Drumset

"The Complete Cymbal Guide" offers a look into the history of cymbals and their uses in the drumset world. Sandy Feldstein offers descriptions of most commonly used cymbals ... 

Cook-George Way's Little Black Book

A brief biography of George Way, followed by a reproduction of his vendor directory; personal notes from George to himself about where he got brass, felt, etc. Specifications ... 

Lang/Dowd/Cirone-Percussion Master Class on Works by Carter, Milhaud and Stravinsky

This latest work in the Meredith Music Publications Master Class Series presents a comprehensive, interpretive analysis and performance guide of three legendary compositions f... 

Girsberger-Percussion Assignments for Band and Wind Ens. vol. 1

This one-of-a-kind publication provides guidelines on percussion player and instrument requirements for over 2,000 concert band and wind ensemble works. It contains helpful in... 

Pinksterboer-The Cymbal Book

The Cymbal Book is the first book of its kind. It details the 5000-year history and development of these fascinating instruments. Based on visits to all the major cymbal manuf... 

Benson-And My Daddy Will Play the Drums (Limericks for friends of drummers)

A unique collection of limericks for and about drums and drummers by one of America's most creative composer/percussionists-Warren Benson. If you're a drummer or like the drum... 

Mason-How to Make Drums, Tom-toms & Rattles

Making your own primitive instruments from simple materials such as coffee cans and flower pots. Includes 121 figures. 

Dupin-Les Baguettes de Timbales (French Text)

Instruction manual for the assembly of timpani mallets. (French text) 

Cook-Slingerland Book, The

Revised Edition Slingerland Book... All new Krupa section All new Jake Jerger section New color pages featuring the Slingerland drums of Mike Curotto, new family information a... 

Spagnardi-Great Jazz Drummers, The

The Great Jazz Drummers is an excellent reference for any drummer or jazz enthusiast. It features biographies and photos of 62 influential drummers, as well as a CD featuring ... 

Cook-Rogers Book, The

In this book, author Rob Cook gives the complete history of the Rogers Drum Company, whose drums, in the words of Not-So-Modern Drummer editor John Aldridge, were "the Cadilla... 

Cohan-Star Sets: Drum Kits Of The Great Drummers

This book highlights the outstanding drum sets of rock, jazz, R&B, and country. Spanning seven decades, it features over 40 great kits played by Buddy Rich, Gene Krupa, Ringo ... 

Crumb-Profile of a Composer : George Crumb

Look inside the mind of George Crumb with this inovative profile of the American composer. Excerpts of Crumb's compositions can be seen within the profile compiled byGilberet ... 

Ludwig-Making of a Drum Company

The Autobiography of William F. Ludwig II . His whole story in his own words, from childhood recollections through teen years as a rudimental drum champion, wartime service, a... 

Cangany-Mr. Leedy and the House of Wonder

Harry Cangany's Mr. Leedy and the House of Wonder tells a true American success story. A traveling drummer from 19th-century Ohio, Ulysses Grant Leedy settled in Ind... 

Cook-Complete History of the Leedy Drum Company

This is the fascinating story of professional drummer, inventor, and industrialist Ulysses Leedy and his apartment-based drum company that became the world's largest manufactu... 

Welsh-Music of Stuart S. Smith, The

John P. Welsh reviews the music of Stuart S. Smith. Smith is the compser of the well know series of vibraphone compositions "Links". 

Filz-Rhythm Coach: Level One (CD)

Rhythm Coach is a rhythmic guide for instrumentalists, vocalists and dancers. Richard Filz stresses the importance of vocalization in reproducing accurate rhythms. 

Ludwig-Ludwig Drummer vol. 1 April 1926 to Spring 1948

Look back into the past with this anthology of "Ludwig Drummer". It features reprodductions of the publication from 1926-1948. Contains Ludwig advertisments as well as feature...