Learn the grooves, fundamentals, and musicianship to become the drummer you want to be.
With the Eight Essentials of Drumming book and CD set, you'll become a well-rounded drummer with solid technique, sense of time, and expressive musicianship. The eight drumming essentials include Ergonomics, Pop/Rock/R&B Grooves, Shuffles, Slow Grooves, African-Based Grooves, Jazz/Swing Grooves, Musicianship Skills, and Rudiments. Master drummer and educator Ron Savage presents this time-tested approach to developing core drumming techniques – efficiently and completely. With these drum lessons, you'll master these eight essential skills and be able to play in any type of rhythm section – rock, funk, jazz, swing, hip-hop, and more. These exercises and explanations will help you to fulfill the essential roles of timekeeper, backbone, and heartbeat, with rock-solid beats and sound technique.