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Survival Guide for the Modern Drummer by Jim Riley


Product Code 98-0692284087
Manufacturer Alfred Publishing
Condition New

Survival Guide for the Modern Drummer 

A Crash Course in All Musical Styles for Drumset

By Jim Riley

Item: 98-0692284087

UPC: 860117000108 

ISBN 10: 0692284087

ISBN 13: 9780692284087 

Category: Percussion - Drum Set Method or Collection

Format: Book & 2 CDs

Instrument: Drum Set

Level: Beginner to Advanced

If you are a drummer looking to expand your knowledge of musical styles, Survival Guide For The Modern Drummer is the book for you. From pop to country, metal to jazz and Latin to Motown, Jim Riley (drummer and musical director for Rascal Flatts) has crammed his considerable stage and studio experience into this amazing resource. The book includes 124 play-along tracks which were meticulously recorded with just the right musicians for each recording creating an authentic and inspiring library. An audio performance of each of the 318 grooves is also included making learning these grooves even easier. From beginner to advanced, this book truly has something for everyone. If you dream of taking your drumming to the next level, Survival Guide for the Modern Drummer is the book that can help you make that a reality.


  • Introduction
  • About the Music/Discs
  • About the Notation
  • Chapter 1: Pop Drumming
  • Chapter 2: Blues
  • Chapter 3: Swing
  • Chapter 4: Country
  • Chapter 5: Early Rock and Motown
  • Chapter 6: Dance and Electronic
  • Chapter 7: Funk and Fusion
  • Chapter 8: Odd-Time Signatures
  • Chapter 9: Metal and Double Bass
  • Chapter 10: Grooves from Around the World

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