I Used To Play Drums

An Innovative Method for Adults Returning To Play

Sean J. Kennedy & Liberty DeVitto

Book and CD
Performing Ensemble: Drum Set
Instrumentation: Drums
Item Number: DRM136
Number of Pages: 48
Publisher: Carl Fischer Music
Print Status: In Print


Quick Overview

For former drummers who miss jamming on the kit, it’s time to dust off the old sticks and revisit those good times with I Used to Play Drums: An Innovative Method for Adults Returning to Play. This book will reacquaint people with their instrument by providing them with the kind of music they want to play in a variety of styles, from rock, to jazz, and more! Starting with a review of the basics of music theory and continuing with a wealth of exercises to get players back in shape, I Used to Play Drums will get people drumming away again in no time. Plus, the enclosed CD contains audio MP3s of full-band performances for each song, with and without drumset, allowing players to learn from demo tracks and play along with the band like no time has passed at all!

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Additional Information


About this Book
About the Authors
Notation Key
Drumset Diagram
Music Theory Review
Dexterity Warn-ups
Dexterity Exercises
Concave Dexterity
Drumset Warn-ups
Percussion Arts Society International Drum Rudiments
Candy Apple Strut
Cat Nap
Dancin' with Mr. Boomer
Datizda Mayor of Drunk Town
Escape from Skull Island
I'll Always Love You
Joshua fought the Battle of Jericho
La Bamba
Mr. Tambourine Man
New York Underground
Rotten Little Kid
Sunday Mambo
Tea for Three
"Tide is High, The"
Tuxedo Junction
Two Tickets to Paradise
Wooly Bully