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Alfred's Beginning Drumset Method

By Sandy Feldstein

Drumset - Beginner
Composed by Sandy Feldstein and Dave Black. Artist/Personality; Method/Instruction; Percussion - Drumset Method or Collection. Alfred's Drumset Method. Book. 48 pages. Alfred Music #00-8965. Published by Alfred Music (AP.8965).

Item Number: AP.8965

ISBN 9780739005538. English.

This innovative method is a practical approach to playing the drumset. Students start their first lesson by actually playing a beat! The book is divided into two sections: Rock and Jazz. Students will learn how the hi-hat, ride cymbal, snare, and bass drum are used in each style. A play-along CD corresponding to the drum charts is available, but not included in this package.

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  • 5

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  • April 11, 2012 Good book to draw from

    I use this book with my drum studnets in a way that jumps around a bit. The nice thing about the book is it has very usable beats and fills that are easy to teach. There are a lot of challenging indepenence exercises too. The drawback to the book is...

    the reason I jump around pages. There doesn't seem to be a steady increase of difficulty from page to page. Later pages can be much easier than early pages in some cases. Overall, a good first book to have along with a snare book and a syncopation book. I use the combo of the 3 and it works well for me with new drummers.

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  • 4

    Chagin Falls, Ohio
  • July 11, 2005 Alfred's Drum Set Method

    A good book for beginners-CD included. The book is divided into sections of time patterns and fill patterns. The book also has few tunes with and without drums for practice.

    17 of 40 people found this review helpful.
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