Drum Set Method Books

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. 

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

Contains more than 500,000 beats! 

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... 

Boursault/Lefevre-Bk 1 Dechiffrages pour Batterie

Advanced collection of etudes for prepearation and study of 4 limb independence. (French Text) 

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... 

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... 

Spagnardi-Accent Control

A must-read for every drummer, this exceptional book by Modern Drummer magazine founder and publisher Ron Spagnardi will help you become the master of your kit! It features ov... 

Perry-Intro to Drum Set (Vol 1)

A functional book for beginners, designed to develop drumset technique and the corresponding elements of jazz drumming. 

Rothman-Turtle Factor, The

One of the most difficult things to do is to play at a slow tempo. Complete Joel Rothman's The Turtle Factor and you will be a master at it. For intermediate, advanc... 

Moerlen-Drums, In Three Phases vol. 2: Creative Drumming

75 two to six measure etudes to help you develop creativity in your drum set playing. Most of the solos are based off of musical lines instead of beats or patterns. (Frech Tex... 

Lombardo-Rockin' Bass Drum (Bk 2)

ROCKIN' BASS DRUMM BOOK TWO offers the drummer an exciting repertoire of two-bar and four-bar solos for rock, jazz-rock and soul rock. It also emphasizes the interaction of c... 

Engle-Rock'n Time Fills and Solos

The patterns and variations in this book will give you a good playing knowledge in rock, latin rock, bossa rock, bossa nova, contry western rock, folk rock, gospel jazz and go... 

Miller-1,000 Triplet Roll Solos for Drum Set (Vol 3)

All of the rhythms included in this book were taken from Vol.1. It clearly shows how rhythms can be changed into rolls without losing any syncopated effects.  

Feldstein-Working Drummer's Groove Dictionary

The WORKING DRUMMER'S GROOVE DICTIONARY contains ninety different rhythms, each with two groove variations. Set up in alphabetical order, the 180 beats contained in this dicti... 

Rothman-Left Hand Rock Breaks

"Left Hand Rock Breaks" is a companion book to Joel Rothman's "Left Hand Solos" . Both books demonstrate ideas for practical use of the left hand within the framework of break... 

Rothman-Easy Drum Solos/Jazz Coordination

The coordination exercises in Easy Drum Solos with Jazz Coordination are presented by Joel Rothman within the practical framework of four-measure solos. This format hel... 

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. ... 

Hulling-Modern Approach to the Drum Set

This book is developed for the intermediate drum set player looking to solidify their skills. Material is presented in a clear manor with detailed explanations of the key conc... 

Rothman-Paradiddle Rock

This breakthrough book by Joel Rothman, Paradiddle Rock applies a totally new concept to paradiddles within the framework of rock drumming. For intermediate, advanced... 

Rothman-Four-Way Independence/Rock Drums

Aimed at total coordinate freedom for both hands and feet, Four-Way Independence for Rock Drums by Joel Rothman incorporates the left foot (hi-hat) as a fully independen...