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Open-Handed Playing, Volume 2

A Step Beyond

By Claus Hessler

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Volume 2. A Step Beyond. Composed by Claus Hessler and Dom Famularo. Artist/Personality; Method/Instruction; Percussion - Drumset Method or Collection. Book and CD. 140 pages. Alfred Music #00-38832. Published by Alfred Music (AP.38832).

Item Number: AP.38832

ISBN 9780739084731. English.

A follow-up to the popular first volume, Open-Handed Playing, Vol. 2: A Step Beyond gives you a groundbreaking step-by-step approach to incorporating this cutting-edge style into your playing. By using linear and rudimental approaches, this book will even help a drummer who has always played with crossed hands. This is possible because the presented patterns will be familiar to both right- and left-handed players. This method also provides an incredibly creative and funky set of new tools to build the drumming vocabulary. The included recording features 8 play-along tracks.
This is an interesting and challenging book suitable for the intermediate to advanced player, regardless of their leading hand.
- DRUMMER magazine
This is a great resource that will definitely take your drumming up another notch and help untie knots and bad habits we drummers often develop. Four and a Half Stars!
DRUMscene Magazine

If you've never considered open-handed drumming before, this book offers a very strong argument for it.
-Michael Dawson, Modern Drummer.

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