Five solos, from Benjamin Verdery's popular CD "Some Towns and Cities", are included in this book and CD package. Each solo is a musical depiction of a different American town. All of the solos are explained in detail with different indexes on the CD that correspond to specific Study Notes. Every solo is beautifully played by Benjamin Verdery.
Collective book for Compact Cassettes - The Compact Cassette lives. Compact cassettes are still produced after 60 years. High-quality cassette recorders are rising in price. Especially Nobel brands like NAKAMICHI, TECHNICS, SONY...
Essential Styles, Books 1 and 2 are two innovative book and play-along CD (or cassette) packages that teach 50 essential grooves from today's jazz and popular styles. The books include written-out charts of each selection and performance tips for both drums and bass. All of the grooves have been recorded with a rhythm section and woodwinds, with drums mixed on the left channel and bass on the right, so either instrument may be dialed out. In addition, many of the tracks contain open choruses of comping so any instrument can practice playing solos! Essential Styles emphasizes the most important aspects of solid group playing; locking-in between the drummer and bassist, providing a strong rhythmic foundation and creating an authentic feel for whatever the style demands.
The rock-solid approach to rock-solid drumming. Starting with how to set up and tune the drumset, hold and use the sticks, and coordinate your hands and feet, this easy, step-by-step approach will guide you all the way to playing in the styles of the greatest rock drummers.