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Drums For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-06861-8
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384 pages
April 2011
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Introduction.

Part I: Setting a Solid Foundation.

Chapter 1: Drum Basics.

Chapter 2: I’ve Got Rhythm . . . .

Chapter 3: Tapping into Drumming Techniques.

Chapter 4: Getting a Handle on Hand Drumming Techniques.

Part II: Digging into the Drumset.

Chapter 5: Settling In Behind the Drumset.

Chapter 6: Rolling into Rock Drumming.

Chapter 7: Beating the Blues.

Chapter 8: Rallying Around R&B and Funk.

Chapter 9: Swinging into Jazz.

Chapter 10: Looking at Latin and Caribbean Styles.

Chapter 11: Ratcheting up Your Rock Drumming.

Part III: Dressing up Your Drumset Skills.

Chapter 12: Getting Into the Groove.

Chapter 13: Expressing Yourself with Fills and Licks.

Chapter 14: Flying Solo.

Part IV: Pounding Out the Beat: Traditional Drums and Percussion.

Chapter 15: Handling Hand Drums.

Chapter 16: Singling Out Stick-Played Drums.

Chapter 17: Shake, Rattle, and Roll: Exploring Other Percussion Instruments.

Chapter 18: Jamming with World Rhythms.

Part V: Choosing, Tuning, and Caring for Your Drums.

Chapter 19: Decision Time: Selecting a Drum of Your Own.

Chapter 20: Tuning and Maintaining Your Drums.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Expand Your Drumming Horizons.

Chapter 22: Ten Tips for Finding a Drum Instructor.

Appendix: How to Use the CD.

Index.

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