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STUFF! GOOD DRUMMERS SHOULD KNOW
An A-Z Guide to Getting Better

Publisher: Hal Leonard
Medium: Book & CD Package

Composer/Author: Ed Roscetti

Width: 9
Length: 12
128 pages
$19.95 (US) stuff
STUFF!... A new instructional book/CD series featuring tips from renowned instructors.Take your playing from ordinary to extraordinary in this all-encompassing book/CD package for drummers. You'll receive valuable tips on performing, recording, the music business, instruments and equipment (including electronics), beats, fills, soloing techniques, care and maintenance, and more. Styles such as rock, jazz, hip-hop, and Latin are represented through demonstrations of authentic grooves and instruments appropriate for each genre. The accompanying CD includes many of the examples in the book, performed by Ed Roscetti on drumset, electronic kits, and other percussion instruments. Many examples are also recorded in a full band setting to hear how important concepts fit in with other instruments and ensembles.


ROCK DRUMMING WORKBOOK

Publisher: Hal Leonard
Medium: Book & CD Package

Composer/Author: Ed Roscetti

Width: 9
Length: 12
85 pages
$19.95 (US)
Seasoned drummer, composer and educator Ed Roscetti gives you the nuts and bolts in a variety of rock drumming styles in this book/CD pack. Topics covered include: bass and drum connection, hard rock and grunge, double bass drum technique, funk rock and alternative, grooves, fill ideas and ensemble figure phrases, reggae and ska rock, straight and shuffle rock and more. This interactive workbook and play-along CD package is a great learning and teaching tool for students, teachers or professionals who want to get their rock time feel together.


CREATING PROFESSIONAL DRUM LOOPS

Publisher: Amsco Publications
(A part of the Music Sales Group)
Medium: Book & CD Package

Composer/Author: Ed Roscetti

Width: 9
Length: 12
48 pages
$14.95 (US)
Today drum loops are bigger than ever and Creating Professional Drum Loops will have you creating a library of your own drum and percussion loops in no time. All of the Quick Load loops are presented in standard notation, with detailed descriptions of the instruments played, head combinations, and sticks used. The specially designed CD contains over 30 loop examples that can be imported as stereo audio files into any digital realm. Each loop is self-contained and demonstrated with drumset and percussion, drumset only, and percussion only. Ed Roscetti's loop concepts are a must for drummers, programmers, composers, and all musicians.


FUNK & HIP-HOP DRUMMING
Essential Grooves, Fills and Styles

Publisher: Hal Leonard
Medium: Book & CD Package

Composer/Author: Ed Roscetti

Width: 9
Length: 12
48 pages
$14.95 (US)
A one-on-one lesson with MI instructor Ed Roscetti, this book/CD pack teaches the feel, grooves, fills and styles you need to know for funk and hip-hop drumming. Includes lessons on: feeling the downbeats; syncopated backbeats; in between straight and swing; feeling the upbeats; three ways to explore and play time; hip-hop shuffle; straight time; moving the sixteenths; and more. The accompanying CD contains tracks for demonstration and play-along.


BLUES DRUMMING
The Drummer's Guide to Blues Drumming Styles and Grooves

Publisher: Hal Leonard
Medium: Book & CD Package

Composer/Author: Ed Roscetti
Width: 9
Length: 12
48 pages

$14.95 (US)

Ed Roscetti gets inside the styles and grooves of blues drumming with applications for rock, funk and jazz approaches to the blues. This package includes: a CD with demo and play-along tracks in a variety of blues styles; studies in 4/4, 12/8, half-time, and 6/8 time feels; rhythm and sticking exercises; drumset grooves and fills; blues charts that correspond to CD tracks; and more!

"Blues Drumming should be in every drum student's library of books"

Joe Porcaro


DRUMMER'S GUIDE TO ODD METERS
A Comprehensive Source for Playing Drums in Odd Time Signatures

Publisher: Hal Leonard
Medium: Book & CD Package

Composer/Author: Ed Roscetti

Width: 9
Length: 12
48 pages
$14.95 (US)
Ed Roscetti unlocks the secrets of odd time signatures, covering studies in 3/4, 5/4, 3/8, 5/8, 6/8, 7/8, 9/8 and other odd-time meters. Includes complete song charts with play-along CD tracks, rhythm guides and detailed analysis, the Five Steps to Musicality and more!

“Drummer's Guide to Odd Meters” was chosen as the # 2 method book in Drum Magazines 2001 readers poll issue. 

"This approach helps the student and professional drummer to develop a library of rhythmic ideas for grooving, turnarounds to outline phrases, and soloing. I highly recommend Ed's book and CD."

Joe Porcaro

WORLD BEAT RHYTHMS: BEYOND THE DRUM CIRCLE - CUBA
For Drummers, Percussionists and All Musicians

Publisher: Hal Leonard
Medium: Book & CD Package

Composer/Author: Maria Martinez & Ed Roscetti
Width: 9
Length: 12
64 pages
$16.95 (US)
The World Beat Rhythms series explores rhythmic styles from different regions of the world. The hybrid compositions and rhythms in this book and CD package are influenced by the popular Rumba, Mozambique, and Conga styles of Cuba. Each book/CD pack includes photographs of each percussion instrument, instruction on techniques used to play each instrument, percussion scores, rhythm indexes played at different tempos, worksheets, percussion breaks, charts, audio examples of each rhythm demonstrated on their respective instruments on the CD, and more. The CD contains demonstration and play-along tracks that can be used when learning and practicing the examples. Play along with a 30-piece percussion ensemble with drumset and bass!


WORLD BEAT RHYTHMS: BEYOND THE DRUM CIRCLE - BRAZIL
For Drummers, Percussionists and All Musicians

Publisher: Hal Leonard
Medium: Book & CD Package

Composer/Author: Maria Martinez & Ed Roscetti
Width: 9
Length: 12
72 pages
$16.95 (US)

The World Beat Rhythms series explores rhythmic styles from different regions of the world. The hybrid compositions and rhythms in this book are influenced by the popular Samba, Olodum, and Baiao styles of Brazil. This book/CD pack includes photographs of each percussion instrument, instruction on techniques used to play each instrument, percussion scores, rhythm indexes played at different tempos, worksheets, percussion breaks, charts, and audio examples of rhythm demonstrated on their respective instruments. The companion CD contains demonstration and play-along tracks that can be used when learning and practicing the examples.  This series can be used by students who want to teach themselves or by teachers for private or group instruction.

"a great asset to all music educators and band directors to get their orchestras, band ensembles, and students of all ages grooving together as one pulse."

Joe Porcaro


WORLD BEAT RHYTHMS: BEYOND THE DRUM CIRCLE - AFRICA
For Drummers, Percussionists and All Musicians

Publisher: Hal Leonard
Medium: Book & CD Package

Composer/Author: Maria Martinez & Ed Roscetti
Width: 9
Length: 12
62 pages
$16.95 (US)

The World Beat Rhythms series explores rhythmic styles from different regions of the world. The hybrid compositions and rhythms in this book/CD pack are influenced by the popular Akom, Adowa and rhythms from the Central African Republic. Each book/CD pack includes photographs of each percussion instrument, instruction on techniques used to play each instrument, percussion scores, rhythm indexes played at different tempos, worksheets, percussion breaks, charts, audio examples of each rhythm demonstrated on their respective instruments and more. The CD contains demonstration and play-along tracks that can be used when learning and practicing the examples. Play along with a 30-piece percussion ensemble with drumset and bass! The World Beat Rhythms series can be used by students who want to teach themselves, or by music educators for private or group instruction.

"A great asset to all music educators and band directors to get their orchestras, band ensembles and students of all ages grooving together."

Joe Porcaro

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