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Modern Band Method - Drums Book 1

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Authors: Scott Burstein, Spencer Hale, Dave Wish, and Mary Claxton

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Table of Contents

Introduction
The Drumset
Basic Technique
Iconic Notation
SECTION 1
Instrument Technique: Two-Handed Drumbeat
Improvisation: Switching Instruments
Music Theory: Doubling The Hi-Hat
Composition
FULL BAND SONG: I GOTTA FEELING
SECTION 2
Playing Drumbeats
Instrument Technique: The Kick Drum
Putting Three Instruments Together
Instrument Technique: Heel Up And Heel Down
Music Theory: Quarter And Eighth Notes
Playing Drumbeats: Applying The Backbeat
Drumbeat Variations: Playing The Crash Cymbal
Music Theory: Using Your Ears And Your Voice
Beatboxing To Transcribe
FULL BAND SONG: HEATHENS
SECTION 3
Instrument Technique: Slow Backbeat
Playing Drumbeats: Backbeat Variation
Instrument Technique: Playing The Hi-Hat
Music Theory: Form
Composition: Verse And Chorus
SECTION 4
Instrument Technique: Different Kick Drum Patterns
Playing Drumbeats: Drum Fills
Music Theory: Sixteenth Notes
Instrument Technique: Applying Drumbeats And Adding Fills
Composition: Writing Lyrics
Write A Drum Fill
FULL BAND SONG: STIR IT UP
SECTION 5
Instrument Technique: Rudiments
Instrument Technique: The Hi-Hat Pedal
Playing Drumbeats: Playing With Bass
Composition: Mastering The Grid
Closing Thought
SECTION 6
Playing Drumbeats: Placing The Crashes
Instrument Technique: Dynamics
Long Sounds Vs. Short Sounds
Changing Instrumentation
Instrument Technique: Double-Stroke Rolls
Improvisation: Using Rudiments In Solos
FULL BAND SONG: SOMEONE LIKE YOU
SECTION 7
Warm-Up
Composition
Playing Drumbeats: Latin Grooves
Cumbia Rhythms
Instrument Technique: Flams
FULL BAND SONG: OYE COMO VA
SECTION 8
Music Theory: Calypso
New Techniques: Expanding On Calypso
Instrument Technique: Cross-Stick
Reggaeton/Ska/Rock Steady
Music Theory: Accents
FULL BAND SONG: WAKA WAKA (THIS TIME FOR AFRICA)
SECTION 9
Playing Drumbeats: Funk Drumming
Warm-Up: Left Hand Freedom
Instrument Skills: Funk Hi-Hat
Composition: Verse And Chorus
Improvisation
Drums: Choosing The Right Groove
FULL BAND SONG: BEST DAY OF MY LIFE
SECTION 10
Beatboxing
Music History: Sampling
Instrument Technique: Soloing With A Bass Drum Groove
Instrument Technique: Exploring More Sounds
Cymbal Sounds
FULL BAND SONG: KICK, PUSH
SECTION 11
Instrument Technique: Combining Bass And Snare Drum Freedom
Music Theory: Choosing The Right Drum Groove
FULL BAND SONG: UMBRELLA
SECTION 12
FULL BAND SONG: ZOMBIE

The Modern Band Method series provides a guided lesson plan for the absolute beginner, complete with audio tracks, video lessons, and many popular songs by the biggest artists of the day! This drum method works in tandem with the other instrument methods in the series, allowing students to play the same songs together as a full band!

Drum lessons include:

• How to hold your drumsticks

• Proper hand and feet techniques

• Limb independence

• Reading notes and rhythms

• Rudiments

• Rock, pop, Latin, funk, hip hop and island grooves

• Articulations and timbre explorations

• Auxiliary percussion instruments

• Composing a song

• Writing lyrics

Songs include: Best Day of My Life • Can't Stop the Feeling! • I Gotta Feeling • Oye Como Va • Someone like You • Umbrella • Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) • Zombie • and more.

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A native of Great Britain, Scott Barnard graduated from Trinity College of Music, London, with a performance diploma in classical trumpet. He then went on to be awarded a jazz scholarship on bass guitar.

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    Modern Band Method - Drums Book 1

    The Modern Band Method series provides a guided lesson plan for the absolute beginner, complete with audio tracks, video lessons, and many popular songs by the biggest artists of the day! This drum method works in tandem with the other instrument methods in the series, allowing students to play the same songs together as a full band! Drum lessons include: • How to hold your drumsticks • Proper hand and feet techniques • Limb independence • Reading notes and rhythms • Rudiments • Rock, pop, Latin, funk, hip hop and island grooves • Articulations and timbre explorations • Auxiliary percussion instruments • Composing a song • Writing lyrics Songs include: Best Day of My Life • Can't Stop the Feeling! • I Gotta Feeling • Oye Como Va • Someone like You • Umbrella • Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) • Zombie • and more.

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