Percussion Reference Books

Riley-Song Charting Made Easy (Online Audio Access Included)

Written by Jim Riley, the drummer for Rascal Flatts! Song Charting Made Easy very simply change the way you think about music. Here's your personal introduction to the ... 

Cirone-Great American Symphony Orchestra

The Great American Symphony Orchestra A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Its Artistry, Passion and Heartache by Anthony Cirone THIS BOOK IS FOR EVERYONE! ... 

Schallehn-Mind Matters: Overcoming Common Mental Barriers in Drumming

Written by Bernie Schallehn, a certified mental health and substance abuse counselor (retired) with degrees in behavioral science and counseling who is also a working drummer ... 

Nicholls-Drum Book, The (Updated edition)

The Drum Book written by Geoff Nicholls, tells the story of the rock drum kit, from the moment Ringo Starr began to thrash his Ludwigs to the diverse styles of today's... 

May-Music for Homeschoolers

Music for Homeschoolers: A Guide to Music Instruction for the Homeschooled Child by Joanne May privides an in-depth instruction book for teaching music to your homescho... 

Owsinski/Moody-Drum Recording Handbook (Online Media Access Included)

Recording acoustic drums is one of the toughest challenges faced by every audio engineer. In The Drum Recording Handbook , mega-selling pro audio author Bobby Owsinski a... 

Skoog/Guerra-Bata Drumming: The Instruments, The Rhythms, and the People Who Play Them - The Oru Seco

Bata Drumming: The Instruments, the Rhythms, and the People Who Play Them - The Oru Seco by Don Skoog and Alejandro Carvajal Guerra is the most comprehens... 

Smith-Masters of the Vibes

Masters of the Vibes is a celebration of the vibraphone and the artists who play it on the highest level. Musician/author Anthony Smith leads readers on an entertaining, infor... 

Bowles-The Timpani Supplement II: Still More Pictures and Documents

The Timpani Supplement II (Still More Pictures and Documents) by Edmund A. Bowles represents a unique iconographical and documentary history of the timpani. This volume is the... 

Cook-Rebeats Calfskin Head Book, The (book w/DVD)

The Rebeats Calfskin Head Book by Rob Cook contains lots of historical information related to calfskin heads used on American drums in the 20th Century. Includes excerpts from... 

Siwe-Artful Noise: Percussion Literature in the Twentieth Century

Twentieth-century composers created thousands of original works for solo percussion and percussion ensemble. Concise and ideal for the classroom, Artful Noise offers an ess... 

Akins-Behind the Copper Fence

Behind The Copper Fence: A Lifetime on Timpani is Thomas N. Akins's wide-ranging reminiscence about his life and career as a timpanist. His story provides an insider's look at... 

Primatic-Percussion Instruments: Purchasing, Maintenance, Troubleshooting and More

Why does that snare drum sound like a cardboard box? Why don't the pedals on the timpani stay in position? What kind of cymbals should I buy for a drum set? Why does the bass ... 

Allen-Music, Artistry and Education

In Music, Artistry, and Education Dr. Milton Allen takes you on a careening voyage that charts a path from being a good musician/educator to becoming an artist musician... 

Holly-Majoring in Music: All the Stuff You Need to Know

Majoring in Music: All the Stuff You Need to Know by Rich Holly is a how to guide that highlights the major components for survival and success during the formative years in a... 

Girsberger/Lake-Music Performance Library, The

The music performance library is the heart of any musical ensemble, supplying music to performers and information to an entire organization. This text contains valuable inform... 

Judge-Jake Hanna: The Rhythm and Wit of a Swinging Jazz Drummer

Jake Hanna: The Rhythm and Wit of a Swinging Jazz Drummer by Maria S. Judge is a colorful memoir of the great jazz drummer and witty storyteller. This book recounts his life s... 

Alfred's Music Playing Cards: Int'l. Drum Rudiments

Alfred's Music Playing Cards: International Drum Rudiments is a fun and innovative way to familiarize yourself with drum rudiments. These real playing cards use each suit to r... 

Stith-Score and Rehearsal Preparation

Score and Rehearsal Preparation by Gary Stith is sure to provide the most practical approach to orchestra and wind band score study ever published. It methodically sim... 

Erskine/Black-Drummer's Lifeline, The

The Drummer's Lifeline offers practical, yet off-beat solutions to just about any drumming situation someone will most likely encounter, whether you're a working pro, a studen...