This book provides hundreds of useful backbeats for the drumset. You will learn to play backbeat grooves with solid time and good feel. Beats are shown with essential variations and embellishment. Rock, blues, pop, funk, soul and many other styles are included. There are lessons on muscle memory, practice, ghost notes, open hi-hat, hi-hat with foot. This book is uniquely organized to develop coordination and confidence. The CD demonstrates the examples found in the book.