Drum Set Method Books

Bellson-Progressive Studies for Double Bass Drum

A study in pedal technique for double bass drum set-ups. 

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... 

Bachman-Stick Technique

Stick Technique: The Essential Guide for the Modern Drummer by Bill Bachman aims to help develop hands that are loose, stress free, and ready to play anything that comes to mi... 

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... 

Bartlett-The Drummer's Flipbook-Swing Beats 1

Contains more than 20,000 beats designed to develop snare drum independence. 

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. 

Greene-Show Drumming

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

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... 

Bartlett-100 More Rock Beats 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... 

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 ... 

Burns/Feldstein-Drum Set Music

A progressive collection of solos that explores the tonalities and musical properties of the drumset. 

Henry-Single and Double Paradiddles for Drumset

This volume of exercises is intended for drummers, but it can be used for all percussionists since it gives exercises whose fingerings are adapted to the snare drum as well as... 

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... 

Spagnardi-Big Band Drummer

Performing in a big band, and accurately interpreting a big band drum part, can present a challenge to beginning and experienced drummers alike. This book by the founder and p... 

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... 

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. 

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... 

Boto-Drs in Brazilian Music (Bk 1)

Study the roll of the drum set in Brazillian Music wit hthis method book. Overe 300 examples help you develop a feel for traditional rhythms. (French Text) 

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... 

Ceccarelli-Bk 3 Practical Rhythms for Drumset

A method for applying independent rhythms to the drum set. VOL. 3 (French Text)