Turn those standard 26 rudiments into mind-blowing grooves, fills, and solos.
All that rhythmic sophistication you hear great drummers do can
easily be broken down into its basic elements: the rudiments. Rudiments
are the drum language; a basic vocabulary of rhythms that drummers
arrange and rearrange when they play grooves, solos, and fills. This
book shows you how to apply them to the drum set in all styles of music.
When you start combining the hands and feet, orchestrating different
parts of the rudiments between the various drums and cymbals on your
set, you'll start to make inspired music.
50 illustrated grooves are reinforced with the accompanying CD; hear
how the rudiments sound when you apply them to the drum set. Discover
how these basics become the foundation for all grooves and moves,
- Single and Double Strokes
- Stroked Rolls
- Paradiddles double paradiddles, paradiddle grooves and fills
Your choices of accents, tempos, style, and feel are what will
ultimately make the rudiments into music. Learning and internalizing
them will help you expand your vocabulary to play creative grooves,
fills, and solos. Use RUDIMENT GROOVES to create an infinite number of
combinations, in any style, and at any tempo.