Camp Jam: Rock Solid: Drums

A Systematic Approach for Learning Rock Drumset

Sean Kennedy (composer), Liberty DeVitto (composer)


  • Drum Set
Methods and Studies; Book with Download
Rock Solid: Drums is an easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide to improving not only your drumming, but your overall musicianship! Topics include drum rudiments, effective listening, reading music, improving coordination, narrowing the gap between ‘strong' and ‘weak' hands, learning essential rock beats and fills, and creating the most effective drum beats for songs. The book also contains play-along tracks featuring a real band, with over five hours of music, tips, and suggestions performed by Liberty DeVitto and Sean Kennedy. Suitable for all levels, the Rock Solid techniques will allow drummers to expand their creative potential and be ready to rock in no time!
SKU: CF00001
Publisher: Carl Fischer Music
Delivery Method: Print
Product Type: Methods and Studies
Accompanied: Unaccompanied Solo
Weight: 0.6 lbs.
UPC: 7-98408-07089-2
ISBN: 978-0-8258-7089-7
About the Authors
The Studio Band/Production Credits
Play with Passion! (Liberty DeVitto)
Getting Started
Some Creative Ideas for Practicing the Top-10 Sticking Patterns
The Nuts and Bolts of Musical Notation
Fundamental Rudiments for the Rock Drumset
Notation Key
Practice Tips
Section 1: Exercises and Grooves
Quarter-Note Bass Drum Patterns
Solo No. 1. Money Maker
Eighth-Note Bass Drum Patterns
Solo No. 2. Photos: Two Cents Apiece
Quarter-Note and Eighth-Note Bass Drum Patterns
Solo No. 3. Right Back
Syncopated Bass Drum Patterns: Quarter Notes and Upbeat Eighth Notes
Solo No. 4. Randemonium
Eighth Note and Eighth-Note Upbeat Bass Drum Patterns
Solo No. 5. Standing on Katella
Fills 1 (Quarter Notes and Eighth Notes)
(Sixteenth Notes)
Solo No. 6. Backstage Pass
Fills 2 (Quarter Notes, Eighth Notes and Sixteenth Notes)
Section 2: 12/8 Time and Triplets
12/8 Time
Shuffles and Fills
Section 3: Early Rock, Swing and Other Styles
Odd Meter
World Grooves
Section 4: Play-along Tracks
Rough House
Sunset at Belmar
Out of Nothing
Rotten Little Kid
Chrome Plated
Queen Anne's Revenge
Excerpt from the CD liner notes for Queen Anne's Revenge
Epilogue: A Few Parting Comments from Liberty DeVitto
Alternate Hi-Hat Foot Patterns
Alternate Snare Drum Patterns
Ride-Pattern Variations on the Hi-Hat and Ride Cymbal
Practice Loops
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