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Groove Essentials - The Play-Along

A Complete Groove Encyclopedia for the 21st Century Drummer

By Tommy Igoe

Book/Online Audio Drum Set
A Complete Groove Encyclopedia for the 21st Century Drummer. By Tommy Igoe. Percussion. Instructional and Play Along. Softcover Audio Online. 126 pages. Hudson Music #HDBK08. Published by Hudson Music (HL.6620095).

Item Number: HL.6620095

ISBN 9781423406785. 9x12 inches.

This play-along package presented by Vic Firth has been the world's top drum method for the past ten years. It has now been re-released with access to online audio for download or streaming for even more ease and flexibility. It features over 6 hours of music, including 47 grooves and feels from all over the world - most in two tempos - 88 tracks in all, truly professional sketch charts and incisive text by Tommy. An interactive groove experience for all level drummers with rhythm tracks that feature some of New York City's top musicians. Works in conjunction with the best-selling Groove Essentials DVD. For beginning drummers: simple rock beats with a real band feel; for intermediate drummers: syncopated, 16th-note grooves as well as jazz/swing feels; for advanced drummers: challenging world grooves, as well as jazz shuffles, jazz waltzes and R&B feels. Additionally, you'll find 3 "Global Tour" tracks that are 15-minute journeys through all the grooves and feels you've learned.

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  • December 03, 2005 The best Play Along book- PERIOD

    I have the DVD, and this book, simply is the best thing I've ever bought. In case you don't get what it is, it's all the music from the Groove Essentials DVD minus the drums, but with charts! I finally get to play a songo with a...

    band! This book will last you a lifetime. Also, he's an hysterical writer so I was laughing my ass off through the book too. Very fun read.

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