Learning a new instrument can be rewarding, fun and exciting. While having a teacher is the best way to avoid early mistakes and picking up any bad habits it can be expensive to spend weeks learning basic techniques. The Absolute Beginners range of books and cd's are designed to get you form the minute you're kit comes out of its box/bag to the point where you can play simple drum lines.
Build on your basic skills using CD demonstration tracks that let you play with top professional backing musicians. If you have completed Book One or already have some basic drumming skills, this is definitely the book for you. Practical advice and tips from Dave Zubraski covering essential things you know to become a better drummer.
High quality CD demonstration tracks, recorded with top session musicians to play along with. Learn exciting new rhythms including syncopated beats, two-bar patterns, sixteenth note bass drum beats, open hi-hat beats and fills around the kit.
Discover rudiments such as the Paradiddle, Flam and the Double Stroke Roll that will help develop your drumming technique. Start playing great fills and learn when to use them.