General Percussion Method Books

Freytag-Drummer's Guide to the Universe

Need hands? Need to understand what you see on the page? Need rudimental knowledge and proficiency? You need a GUIDE! The DRUMMERS' GUIDE TO THE UNIVERSE is potential... 

Lauren-Understanding Rhythm: A Guide to Reading Music

Whether you are just learning to read music, or you're an established player who wants to supplement your repertoire, this book will help you understand and execute the most c... 

Beach/Shutack-Power of Two, The (Audio Access Included)

This collection of 10 grade 1-2+ pieces for 4-5 players will improve the ensemble skills of developing percussionists. Each introduces a different genre of music that is acces... 

Bush-Player's Guide For the Beginning Percussionist

The Team Islas Player's Guide is the definitive resource for the Beginning Percussion Class. The authors have structured a seamless curriculum that uniquely combines readabil... 

Solomon-D.R.U.M.: Discipline, Respect, and Unity Through Music

Kids love drums! The sight, sound, power, and feel are tremendous motivators for many students. D.R.U.M. is an acronym for Discipline, Respect and Unity Through Music. The ori... 

Pearson/Nowlin-Tradition of Excellence Book 2: Percussion

Tradition of Excellence by Bruce Pearson and Ryan Nowlin is a comprehensive and innovative curriculum designed to appeal to today's students. The music; the dynamic look; the ... 

Burstein/Hale-Modern Band Method-Drums Book 1 (Online Audio/Video Access Included)

The Modern Band Method series provides a guided lesson plan for the absolute beginner, complete with audio tracks, video lessons, and many popular songs by the biggest arti... 

Chaffee-Linear Time Playing (Online Audio Access Included)

An introduction to linear time playing. The first section contains basic exercises for linear playing skills: voice coordination, dynamic balance, accenting, and more. The ... 

Mixon-Classroom Hand Drumming

This book includes 6 percussion trios that are perfect for classroom music classes and instrumental groups. Each piece is engaging, and employ styles that are familiar and mot... 

Lazzaretti-Time & Groove (w/MP3CD)

The objective and challenge of this book by Maurizio Dei Lazzaretti is to provide diverse tools to recreate the real difficulties that concern Time and Groove through the s... 

Holloway-Percussion Collection

A collection of percussion solos and duets. Composed for the intermediate percussion student. Solos included are for snare drum, bongos, tom toms, cymbals, concert bass drum, ... 

Sweeney-30-Day Drum Workout (Book Only)

Packed with two complete 30-day exercise routines, this collection of warm-ups, sticking exercises, polyrhythms and other skill-builders increases coordination, stamina, fines... 

Schmitt-Let's Drum Together (CD)

Although djembe and conga have different origins and development in their history, they share a similar fundamental sound. In order to establish fundamental rhythmic experi... 

O'Reilly/Williams-Accent on Achievement Combined Percussion Book 2 (w/CD)

Accent on Achievement is a revolutionary, best-selling band method that will excite and stimulate your students through full-color pages and the most complete collection of cl... 

Bigeault-The Polyrhythm Odyssey

This method aims to significantly improve your coordination, interdependence, and therefore independence. It reinforces your rhythmic and melodic creativity, and expand and ch... 

Tunmer-Body Beats (Online Video Access)

Body Beats is an excellent way to immerse yourself in the world of body percussion with this fun and engaging resource from the Beat Goes On founder Ollie Tunmer. Build confid... 

Zielke-Global Groove (Book with MP3CD)

Global Groove by Rolf Zielke is a practical rhythm compendium of odd meters ranging from 5/8 to 25/16. Each piece is accompanied by exercises in three levels---basic patterns,... 

Hannah-Show Drumming: An Expert's Guide to Theatre and Touring

Are you interested in a career as a drummer in musical theatre? Are you already working in the field and have questions? Are you heading out on a Broadway Show Tour and in ...