Posts in category: Book Reviews

Dave DiCenso’s Rhythm and Drumming Demystified

Dave DiCenso Rhythm and Drumming Demystified

If you are serious about your drumming–really serious–you need to check out this book. It may very well become a classic. It certainly deserves to become one. If you were to take some of the ideas of Gary Chester’s “New Breed” and expand them exponentially, you’d have some idea of what RADD is all about. […]

15 Drum Books for Intermediate and Advanced Drummers

Rick's Licks Rick Gratton

I am a drum book freak. I love drum instruction books and I always have. From the moment I discovered the idea that learning to read music would open up a world of drumming information and learning, I was hooked. BANG! The Drum School has a huge library of drum instruction books. Below are some […]

Top 10 Drum Books and Videos for Beginner Drummers

Dave Weckl How to Develop Technique

Alright everyone. Here’s my top ten. I’m guessing this may spark some debate, and think that’s fine, so feel free to let me know your thoughts. Syncopation This book, written by Ted Reed, is very versatile. I use it with beginners to teach them to read rhythmic notation, but it has many other applications for […]

The Talent Code

The Talent Code examines the details of exactly how great skill is developed.There is more science to this than you might imagine. As a matter of full disclosure, I haven’t finished the book yet. But I’ve read enough to be able to tell you that I think it would be worth your time to check […]