Learn to Play Drums: A Beginner's Guide to Playing Drums

by Justin Scott

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This book provides anyone interested in learning to play drums with all the information they will need to get started. Packed with useful tips and simple illustrated lessons that are easy to understand, you'll be jamming in no time. Short, simple lessons focused on essentials such as reading notation, drumming technique, basic grooves, fills and kit coordination will guide you through everything you need to know to get up and playing in your first band - whether you are a fan of rock, jazz, funk, soul, pop, country or reggae. You will also learn how to choose the right equipment, with tips on tuning and set-up - including a guide to electronic drumsets. And check out our insider tips on getting through auditions and securing your first gig. Justin Scott has a Master's Degree in Music Performance from the London College of Music and Media and has played drums all over the world with a range of popular musicians as well as making TV appearances. As an educator Justin taught for five years at London's Drumtech and in 2005 he moved to The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance as head of their drum department. Justin also writes a monthly educational article in Rhythm magazine.

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