Drumset MethodsOn the Beaten Path: Drummer’s Guide to Musical Styles
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Voted No. 1 Educational Book in the 2008 Modern Drummer Reader’s Poll!
Voted No. 1 Book in the 2008 DRUM! Reader’s Poll!
This must-have guide for drummers provides insight into the history and development of a wide selection of genres, including funk, alternative/punk rock, metal, progressive rock, classic rock, jam band, fusion, jazz, and reggae, and explores the legendary drummers that affected each style. This book will lead you through the styles, licks, and grooves that made each artist famous, with insight into their approaches, the gear they used, the bands they played in, and the drummers who influenced them. The easy-to-follow lessons delve into authentic transcriptions of 85 infamous beats and solos from songs by Led Zeppelin, The Who, Rush, Metallica, The Police, Dream Theater, and others. Dozens of amazing photos are featured as well as a listing of essential recordings. All the beats and solos that are presented in the book are performed on the accompanying CD.
* Insight into the history and development of Funk, Alternative/Punk Rock, Metal, Progressive Rock, Classic Rock, Jam Band, Fusion, Jazz, and Reggae—plus a listing of essential recordings for each genre
* An audio recording containing all the beats and solos presented in the book
* Dozens of amazing photos
* 250 pages!
“On The Beaten Path may be the most interesting book of the year. It’s great entertainment, a great read, and great instruction.”
—Phil Hood: Publisher, DRUM! magazine
“Four Stars! It reads like part drum lesson, part drum history lesson. Any drummer would be wise to pick up On The Beaten Path.
—Modern Drummer Magazine