Posts in category: Drum Books

9 Important Drum Books Available on Kindle

Recently I bought a Kindle. I avoided doing so for a while. But just as I had resisted moving from my massive CD collection to streaming at first, I eventually relented. I can’t remember the last time I picked up a CD or played one. I have a lot of books and I started to […]


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 […]


Advanced Paradiddle Exercises by Dave Tough

Dave Tough, a drummer who was active from the 20’s through the 40’s, worked with a who’s who of swing bands including Artie Shaw and Woody Herman. Unlike his much more famous contemporaries (Krupa, Rich and Roach), Tough didn’t like to take drum solos, so it might seem surprising that this book is part of […]