The Essential Drummer
"The Essential Drummer" written by Chattanooga drummer and Music Educator Barret Griffy, is full of essentials every drummer should know, practice and master. It has a perfect blend of Grooves, Fills, and Rudiment exercises. Barret made sure each concept had a musical purpose and was relevant to beginners, intermediate, and advanced drummers alike.
Advancing Your Groove
With Advancing Your Groove Barret made sure that every groove has a musical purpose, is fun to play, and fun to learn with your students. This groove based study contains: over 300 Grooves! 30 Rudiments! and 100 pages throughout! Techniques that will be explored: -Basic Independence -Four-way Independence -Ghost Notes -Open Hi-hats -linear placement -accenting the hi-hat -syncopation and groove inversion -Half time shuffles -Rudimental Applications - other stylistic grooves ( such as jazz, Drum N' Bass, etc.) and much much more! Make this book a creative reference in your practice and study. Take each groove and make them your own! Always practice with a metronome. Listen and play with as much music as possible, and most importantly have fun and rock on!