Blues Drums Method, within the School of the Blues Lesson Series, contains over 250 examples of blues drum patterns and technique-building exercises!
Subjects covered in this book are: The History of Blues Drumming: Choosing Your Instrument and Getting Your Sound: Exercises for Development of Technique (Sticking and foot patterns specific to playing blues): Blues Shuffles & Swing Beats, Slow Blues, Ballads and the Triplet Groove (12/8 Time): Blues Rhumba, Calypso Beats and Samba Feel: Two-Beat/Cut Time: Early Rock 'n' Roll and Surf Beats: New Orleans, Soul and Funk Influences: and Build-ups & Fills.
This book is accompanied by an online audio recording of all examples played on thedrums with the backing of the School of the Blues All-Star Band. It is recommended that you also purchase Blues Drums Play-Along Trax to have full-length play-along trax for you to apply what you learn in this book. Includes access to online audio.