Drum Set Method Books

Burns/Feldstein-Drum Set Music

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

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... 

Holmquist-Drum Set Etudes (Bk 3)

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 ... 

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) 

Brace-Time on Time

Bren Brace has createda method of playing time signature on top of each other to form new rhythmic feels. A great study for independent rhythmic figures. 

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... 

Capozzoli-Twenty-nine Duets for the Drums

Young percussionists will find these duets interesting and fun. Basic rhythm's are arranged to bring variety and musicality to your students practice time. 

McFarland-Creative Drumming in 5/4 Time

Contains 180 original ideas for drum set and 5\4 time. All of the patterns are scored for Cymbal\Bass\Snare. 

Bartlett-The Drummer's Pocket Flipbook-Rock Beats 1-DS

Contains more than 500,000 beats! 

Perry-Drum Solos in Eighths

"Drum Solos in Eighths" is designed to develop the student's ability to "get around the drums" with maximum of skill and ease. It also offers the elementary drummer- and the a... 

Hanna-Syncopated Big Band Fig. 2

A collection of duets that utilize syncopated jazz rhythms. Instrumentation is left open to your imagination. Great for study or performance. 

Rogers-Solo Studies for Drum Set Book 3

This book, a first 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 ... 

Rothman-Recipes Special Stickings Around the Drums

Play different forms of paradiddles between the snare and tomtoms with Recipes: Special Stickings Around the Drums . It's fun! For intermediate players.  

Christian-B Christian System of Rhythm Exercises

Written to nurture the ability of the intermediate to advanced player to execute difficult rhythm patterns and time changes. This book will definitely sharpen your sight-readi... 

Skoog-Drumming Book Three

" For the past twenty years, I've been producing teaching sheets for my students, putting them in binders so I could add new ones or replace the old as I refined my approach. ... 

Bellonzi-Bk 2 Language of Jazz Drumming

An intermediate instruction course in the study of Jazz Drum Set. 

Karas-Rock Drumset Solos

This book provides challenging solos for drummers interested in supplementary lesson material, or in expanding their recital and solo competition repertoire. 

Rothman-Coord Patterns/Dotted Eighth Notes

Coordinated Patterns with Dotted Eighth Notes by Joel Rothman deals with syncopated patterns and three-way coordination that can be applied to Jazz or Rock drumming. ... 

Rothman-Reading, Rudiments and Rock Drumming

This book by Joel Rothman has material to develop the three R's : Reading, Rudiments, and Rock. The exercises are presented in thirty separate lesson, and each lesson is notat... 

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...