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Essential Latin Styles For the Drumset
Essential Latin Styles for the Drumset is a unique book which gives a concise, yet thorough examination of the various latin styles common throughout the world. It is oriented toward the jazz, jobbing, high school, or college drumset player who is in need of a study that gets right to the point with a logical presentation of these styles. Careful attention is given to presenting the styles in such a way as to eliminate confusion and build confidence in playing each style in an appropriate and authentic manner. Styles included in the book include mambo, samba, cha-cha-chá, bossa nova, bembé, partido alto, songo, baião, bolero, merengue, mozambique, rhumba and afoxé. The styles are organized according to their origin—Cuban and Salsa styles are found in the first section; Brazilian styles are found in the second. There is also a section for bass and chordal instruments in order to give the entire rhythm section the cohesiveness that a good understanding of these styles provides. An extensive glossary of terms is provided at the end of the book. 126 pages.
 
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Essential Rock For the Drumset  
Essential Rock for the Drumset is a complete study of the rhythms, styles, and techniques of rock drumming. Rather than just a snapshot of a few elements of this huge and complex style, this book offers a deeper look at the many intricacies of this music than what is offered in other publications on the subject. Going beyond a simple survey of a handful of random rock beats, this book demonstrates how hundreds of beats are linked to each other and how they evolve. Also, each unit of study is based on a new skill-set that builds on what was presented in preceding units, so that development and understanding is accomplished in an orderly and organized manner. This avoids the frustration that occurs when a student is given insufficient preparation for new rhythms, techniques and skills.

In addition to a comprehensive examination of rhythms, the book offers in-depth examination of fills, ostinatos, styles, and phrasing. It is targeted at the beginning through intermediate player, but offers many advanced techniques as well. 210 pages.
 
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Table of Contents
Unit 1 - The Six Primary Rhythms
Unit 14 - Complex Bass Drum Patterns