Drumming Patterns are the fundamental patterns that underlie both rhythm and drum technique.
When these patterns are presented as stickings and arranged in a progression from shortest longest, they illustrate all of the essential sticking patterns available for all styles of drumming, in order of usefulness.
When these patterns are presented as rhythmic figures and arranged in a progression from shortest longest, they illustrate all of the essential rhythmic patterns available for all styles of drumming, in order of usefulness.
But that is only the starting point…
When these patterns are systematically applied to all aspects of snare drum and drumset technique, the result is the drummer’s equivalent to the system of musical harmony that is used by other instrumentalists.
Drumming Patterns the book presents this system for the first time, progressively, and in full detail.
Want to get started?
Visit this section to learn about the comprehensive 176-page book that systematically applies the drumming patterns to all facets and styles of drumming.
Visit this section to access detailed and accurate transcriptions of jazz masters, interviews, appendixes from the book, reviews, and comparisons to other classic books, all for free.