Drum Set Method Books

Rothman-Fun with Triplets!!!

"Fun With Triplets" was designed by Joel Rothman as a supplementary reading text for intermediate and advanced students, as well as for professional percussionists. It is a th... 

Rich-Buddy Rich: Jazz Legend 1917-1987

In addition to being a collection of transcriptions of the Buddy Rich solos featured on the Buddy Rich Jazz Legend videos (VH0196, VH0197), this publication concentrates on th... 

Hans-Workin' Drums: 50 Solos for Drumset

This collection of solo drumset music will provide the practicing drummer with interesting ideas to explore through a varied selection of musical styles and degrees of difficu... 

Franco-Double Bass Drumming

Joe Franco presents an organized discussion of this powerful and consistent sound in a method he calls "The Single Stroke System." Focusing on beats, fills, and soloing over t... 

Houllif-Today's Sounds for Drumset vol. 2

This collection of solos follows Murray's popular book, Today's Sounds For Drumset. Sequentially arranged for intermediate to advanced level players, this book features 70 bea... 

Cincotta-Encyclopedia of Jazz Variations

THE ENCYLCLOPEDIA OF JAZZ VARIATIONS uses a sysstem of rotating flash cards to teach students the basics of jazz rhythms. Included in the set: -200 Flash cards with... 

Perkins-Logical Approach to Rock Drum Fills

The Logical Approach to Rock Drum Fills is the first step by step approach to learning rock fills for one to seven drums. this method is based upon the Rhythmic alphabet devel... 

Greene-Show Drumming

The arrangements in this book are for advanced and professional drummers. They are replete with dynamic marks, tempo change, etc. 

Rothman-Hey Diddle-Diddle

"Hey Diddle Diddle", as the name implies, is all about para-diddles. Joel Rothman presents, through a series of developmental exercises, infinite variations of the para-diddle... 

Rothman-Take a Break

The pages in this volume by Joel Rothman present an extensive array of drum breaks. The breaks in Take a Break can be used to 'cut into' commonly seen offbeat rhythmi... 

Mattingly-Creative Timekeeping

Combining a variety of jazz ride cymbal patterns with coordination and reading exercises, Creative Timekeeping develops true independence: the ability to play any rhythm on th... 

Sholle-Brook Drum Set Studies

A great teaching tool bringing together the main elements of the drum set: Snare, bass drum, and hi hat cymbals. 

Bartlett-20 Easy Pieces for Drum Kit

Keith Bartlett begins all sections in each book with a short note of advice for the student which is both informative and fun. Musical terms and expressions are introduced thr... 

Rogers-Solo Studies for Drum Set Book 2

This book, a second in the series of three, is the result of the need expressed by percussion educators for repertory for the student who is making the big step from the snare... 

Holmquist-Drum Set Etudes (Bk 2)

This book contains 19 etudes, or solos, for the intermediate level drum set student. The method is a very sequential approach to learning drum set. It is recommended that you ... 

Rothman-Thirty-Seconds and Sixty-Fourth Notes

Thirty-Second and Sixty-Fourth Notes by Joel Rothman is designed to illustrate some of the possible rhythmic patters involving the use of 32nd and 64th notes in "quar... 

Brooks-Drummer's Next Wave vol. 1

A system of rhythmic development using twelve melodic rudiments for drums. 

Hamon-New Directions Around the Drums

Mark Hamon's New Directions Around the Drums has been endorsed by notables like Hal Blaine, Peter Erskine, Jim Chapin, and more! This book features a comprehensive, non... 

De Merle-Jazz-Rock Fusion Vol. 1

The music in JAZZ ROCK FUSION VOL. I is a collection of rhythmic concepts designed to develop control, technique and a feel for the various styles of todays fusion music. T... 

Bobick/Judy-Prime Time Reader

Improve your sight reading skills with this reading manaul. Rhythms are broken down to be easily read by percussionists of all levels of experience.