John Riley (b.1954)

The Art of Bop Drumming

The definitive book on bop drumming

for: Drum kit

Music lesson book, playback-CD

Item no.217009
Author/ComposerJohn Riley
EditorDan Thress
Scope80 pages
Publisher/ProducerManhattan Beach Music
Producer No.ALF00MMBK0056CD
30.95 €
Delivery time: 2–3 working days (Germany )
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The definitive book on bop drumming – a style that is both the turning point and the cornerstone of contemporary music's development. This comprehensive book and audio presentation covers time playing, comping, soloing, brushes, more jazz essentials, and charts in an entertaining mix of text, music, and pertinent quotes.

Well-known for his creative flexibility and musicianship, John Riley has worked with such jazz mainstays as Stan Getz, Dizzy Gillepsie or Miles Davis. This method icludes solos, patterns, tips, and exercises in time playing, comping, soloing, and brushes. Also included are Jazz essentials and charts. The CD included features exercise examples and play along tunes with Bob Mintzer (tenor saxophone), Phill Markowitz (piano), James Genus (bass), and John Riley (drums).