Drum Set Method Books

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... 

Brooks-Drummer's Next Wave vol. 1

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

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 ... 

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. 

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. 

von Moisy-Drum Set In Practice, The

This method covers many important details that are missed in other technically focused method books. All of the topics are designed to help you work on supporting your band wi... 

Spagnardi-Drumset Control

The ability to move around the drumset with speed, control, endurance and accuracy is an extremely important asset for today's drummer. Drumset Control, written by the founder... 

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 ... 

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. 

Engle-Big Time

BIG TIME is a book designed to help drummers understand big band time patterns as well as time patterns used for the various dances of the world. 

Reid-Artistry of Rhythm and Blues Drumming

"The Artistry of Rhythm & Blues Drumming" is a step by step approach to the R&B drumming world. Don Ried presents a collection of exercises and etudes that will help you maste... 

Boursault/Lefevre-Vol 4 La Classe de Batterie

Advanced drum method with a focus on musicality and expression. Features many adanced compound rhythms and their application to the drum set. (French Text) 

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. 

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. ... 

Solomon-500 4-Surface Patterns

500 4-Surface Patterns was designed by Samuel Solomon to develop technique in any context requiring proficiency with four surfaces. The four spaces on the staff can... 

Ceccarelli-Bk 1 Practical Rhythms for Drumset

A method for applying independent rhythms to the drum set. VOL. 1 (French Text) 

Rothman-Jazz Breaks in a Nut Shell

"Jazz Breaks In a Nutshell" by Joel Rothman contains nine separate parts, and each part deals with a specialized approach to playing jazz drum breaks. 

Weinberg-Guide to Standardized Drumset Notation

One of the biggest challenges for anyone attempting to notate a drumset part is that there is no absolute "standard" in terms of what makes up a drumset. Through this book, th... 

Londeix-50 Rhythmic Exercises in Two Voices

A collection of one bar rhythmic motives for two voices. This collection can be applied to any percussion instruments you can imagine. This book is not just for drum set coord...