A book and CD set that bring forth a wealth of practice material for drummers of all styles and levels, presented in a beautifully illustrated book with a timeless, classic look.
The Language of Drumming Book teaches a complete system for achieving freedom of expression on the drumset. Benny Greb’s approach is a practical method that is based on a concept familiar to everyone: learning a language. Providing exercises for grooves, fills, independence, and more, this system progresses from rhythmic “letters” and “words” to “syntax” and “language,” ultimately providing an easily understandable system that is suitable for beginning to advanced-level drummers. Included along the way are new hi-hat groove variations, dozens of ghost-note exercises, and a complete system for mastering odd groupings (3, 5, and 7) in your playing.
Since the release of the Language of Drumming DVD, Benny has extensively expanded on and added to this system, creating a method that works as a stand-alone approach or as a companion to the DVD. Also included is an MP3 disc containing unique practice tracks, which are designed for use by the player in practicing the various concepts in the book.