As a drummer or a percussionist that is advanced at reading music it seems to get more and more difficult to buy books to help you advance. At this point in your development you should have a pretty good idea on where you need additional help. But it is hard to find the book that is just right for you.
Sometimes it's hard to find books for intermediate level. It is is typically really easy to find books everywhere that's based on finding books for the beginner. Or for the drummer that has no idea where to start. However, finding books for someone that already knows to basics and wants to now go to the next level can be difficult. There is far less material out their for someone at the Intermediate level.
Throughout my professional life, I am asked a lot about what books are the best books to use for a drummer that is just beginning. There are a lot of books on the market that claim that they are "the best" when it is very possible that they are NOT the best book. This is why I created this list of beginner books to learn how to play the drums.
I have been asked a lot about places to go to get information about drumming and to learn about drums and equipment. This page is going to be a loving…
A collection of 150 graded solos of the former National Association of Rudimental Drummers.
Check out on Amazon Accents and Rebounds for the Snare Drummer - by George Lawrence Stone
by Elliot Fine and Marvin Dahlgren Check out on Amazon Accent on Accents Book 1 - by Elliot Fine and Marvin Dahlgren
The Double Stroke Roll Drum Rudiment is one of the most important drum rudiments to learn. It is fundamental in all of the following snare drum rudiments to learn. By perfecting this rudiment, it will eventually get you ready to play all of the roll rudiments including the 5 Stroke, the 6 stroke, all the way up to the 17 Stroke Roll. It is essential that a drummer learns how to play this.
The Single Stroke Roll drum Rudiment is one of the original snare drum rudiments. It is a roll on the drums at its simplest form.