Drumming Patterns is a book that presents, for the first time, the system underlying rhythm and drum technique. The system’s foundation is the discovery that there exists a single, specific, universal group of patterns that underlie both the most fundamental techniques and the most fundamental rhythms used by drummers in all cultures and throughout history. These patterns are:
When arranged by length and applied to both drumming techniques and rhythmic styles, these patterns form a logical system that integrates and unifies all of the techniques and rhythms that are the foundation of the drummer's art. Understanding this system makes possible, for the first time in history, a fully integrated understanding and mastery of drum technique and rhythm.