Our list of some of the best Drum books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.
- 4-Way Coordination: A Method Book for the Development of Complete Independence on the Drum Set (1985)
- Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie (2014)
- Hal Books 1 & 2 with Video and Audio (2018)
- Drum Techniques of Led Zeppelin: Note for Note Transcriptions of 23 Classic John Bonham Drum Tracks (1989)
- The Drums of Autumn (1997)
- Queen: Drum Play-Along Volume 29 (2018)
- MWPFADS – Fresh Approach To The Drum Set (2010)
- A Fresh Approach to the Snare Drum (2002)
- Simple Songs: The Easiest Easy Drum Songbook Ever (2018)
- Alfred’s Drum Method, Bk 1: The Most Comprehensive Beginning Snare Drum Method Ever!, Drum Pack (Book, Pad, & Sticks) (2009)
4-Way Coordination: A Method Book for the Development of Complete Independence on the Drum Set (1985)
Proficiency as a drummer has always come from great hand dexterity. However, with the introduction of modern drumming techniques, it has become increasingly necessary to gain complete independence of both the hands and feet. With various rhythmic exercises in easy-to-read notation, 4-Way Coordination is designed to guide the drummer from simple patterns to advanced polyrhythms.
A brave and beautiful story that will make readers laugh, and break their hearts at the same time.
Hal Books 1 & 2 with Video and Audio (2018)
(Drum Instruction). Designed for anyone just learning to play the drumset, this comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner’s method is based on years of teaching drum students of all ages. This compilation includes both Books 1 and 2, hours of audio tracks for demonstration and play-along, and video lessons by drum master Gregg Bissonette!
Drum Techniques of Led Zeppelin: Note for Note Transcriptions of 23 Classic John Bonham Drum Tracks (1989)
John Bonham is one of the legends of rock ‘n’ roll, and his drumming style helped to elevate Led Zeppelin to greatness. This revised edition contains 23 of Bonham’s most famous drum transcriptions from his work with the legendary Led Zeppelin. Also included are editor’s notes from each record and note-for-note transcriptions.
The Drums of Autumn (1997)
Cast ashore in the American Colonies, Claire and Jamie Fraser are faced with a bleak choice: return to a Scotland fallen into famine and poverty, or seize the risky chance of a new life in a New World–shadowed by Claire’s knowledge of the coming revolution. Reissue.
(Drum Play-Along). The Drum Play-Along Series will help you play your favorite songs quickly and easily! Just follow the tab, listen to the audio to hear how the drum should sound, and then play along using the separate backing tracks. The charts feature authentic transcriptions based on the original recordings! The lyrics are also included for reference.
A Drummer s Guide to: Rock Beats and Fills Hand & Foot Technique Coordination and Independence Reading Music Understanding Song Construction R&B, Jazz, Latin Styles and more!Including: MP3 CD packed with 41 Play-Along Tunes (with and without drums) Featuring World-Renowned Drummer, Stanton Moore!
A Fresh Approach to the Snare Drum by Mark Wessels is the most comprehensive method available that simultaneously provides instruction for rhythm reading, technique fundamentals, rudimental training, coordination and musicianship necessary for today s well rounded percussionist! The accompaniment CD makes practicing fun by utilizing percussion instruments and grooves from around the world.
Alfred’s Drum Method, Bk 1: The Most Comprehensive Beginning Snare Drum Method Ever!, Drum Pack (Book, Pad, & Sticks) (2009)
Alfred’s Drum Method has been combined with a pair of sticks and a practice pad to make the ultimate starter kit for aspiring drummers. This title is available in SmartMusic. #1,406,184 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #8463 in Music Instruction & Study (Books) #402 in Blank Sheet Music #789 in Percussion Instruments (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?
Best Drum Books You Must Read
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some drum books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
Anatomy & physiology for speech, language, and hearing
Author(s): Drumright, David G.; Hudock, Daniel J.; Seikel, John A.
ID: 2466384, Publisher: Plural Publishing, Year: 2021, Size: 188 Mb, Format: pdf
Carl Palmer Steel Drum Kit
Author(s): Carl Palmer
ID: 2950059, Publisher: Carl Palmer, Year: 2021, Size: 434 Kb, Format: pdf
Preparing for the Next Financial Crisis
Author(s): Olivier de Bandt, Françoise Drumetz and Christian Pfister
ID: 2993996, Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2021, Size: 4 Mb, Format: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are really best-sellers according to USA Today, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.