Takes the mystery out of learning polyrhythms.
Polyrhythmic Creativity On The Drumset is an informative book and CD set that walks drummers through a musical approach to polyrhythms and odd phrasings. Its step-by-step lessons as well as numerous transcriptions of ideas played by some of the world's top drummers outline a clear and concise path towards applying more polyrhythms into your drumming.
The drum tutorials are broken down into rhythmic categories starting with six against four, and ending with four against three. Each has precise explanations as well as audio accompaniments on CD to aid students as they work on the material. Also included in each section are well-thought-out practice tips that help avoid the frustrations that drummers commonly face when working out complex rhythms. Patiently working through this book will improve your musical vocabulary as well as demystify the world of polyrhythms.