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Jazz Drumming Book on MI Press/Hal Leonard Available Now!

Jazz bookJazz Drumming is designed to help today’s rock, pop, and R&B drummer learn the jazz idiom quickly and efficiently. It is an inclusive and in-depth study of how to authentically perform alongside a rhythm section within jazz’s popular styles and forms. This package includes a set of detailed charts, and each composition focuses on a particular musical form, drumset sound, solo concept, and comping approach. Genre relevant, drumset-based rudimental voicings, solo transcriptions, and simple brush patterns are also presented. After completing this study, the reader will be able to perform within a jazz ensemble – and sound like they belong there!

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Vic Firth: 15 seconds w/ DG #VF15

New Dubstep Drumming book – Available now

(Drum Instruction). In Dubstep Drumming , world-class educator Donny Gruendler walks you through today’s most popular dubstep grooves, winding hi-hat patterns, and DJ-esque textures for the drumset. Clear drumset-based demonstrations, exercises, play-alongs, and practice methods help you faithfully replicate these items quickly and efficiently. Also presented are a detailed historical study, an outline of dubstep production methods, and acoustic kit sound modification technique.

Modern Drummer: Seeing Sounds Part 5: Nov 2013 Room Mics

Dig the latest installment of Room and Effects mic’ing here:

Seeing Sounds Part 4: Modern Drummer Oct. 2013 issue JAZZ Mic’ing

Thanks to Modern Drummer Magazine for my new video for their Seeing Sounds series. This months issue – Part 4 Jazz:

Seeing Sounds Part 3 Bonus Clip: Modern Drummer Sept. 2013 issue

Thanks to Modern Drummer Magazine for posting excerpts from my Hudson Music series: Seeing Sounds. This months issue – Part 3 Funk:

New Yamaha DTX Video

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Modern Drummer Playalong 4: February 2013

You can download the the fourth installment of my Popular Playalongs: Dance-Rock (ala No Doubt) here:

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Modern Drummer Playalong 3: January 2013

You can download the the third installment of my Popular Playalongs: Synth-Metal (ala NIN) here:

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Modern Drummer: Playalong 1 from July 2012

You can download the the first installment of my Popular Playalongs: Timber-grooves (ala Justin) here:

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