On the Beaten Path
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On the Beaten Path : The Drummer's Guide to Musical Styles and the Legends Who Defined Them

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Voted No. 1 Educational Book in the 2008 Modern Drummer Reader's Poll! Voted No. 1 Book in the 2008 DRUM! Reader's Poll! This must-have guide for drummers provides insight into the history and development of a wide selection of genres, including funk, alternative/punk rock, metal, progressive rock, classic rock, jam band, fusion, jazz, and reggae, and explores the legendary drummers that affected each style. This book will lead you through the styles, licks, and grooves that made each artist famous, with insight into their approaches, the gear they used, the bands they played in, and the drummers who influenced them. The easy-to-follow lessons delve into authentic transcriptions of 85 infamous beats and solos from songs by Led Zeppelin, The Who, Rush, Metallica, The Police, Dream Theater, and others. Dozens of amazing photos are featured as well as a listing of essential recordings. All the beats and solos that are presented in the book are performed on the accompanying CD. Book includes: * Insight into the history and development of Funk, Alternative/Punk Rock, Metal, Progressive Rock, Classic Rock, Jam Band, Fusion, Jazz, and Reggae---plus a listing of essential recordings for each genre * An audio CD containing all the beats and solos presented in the book * Dozens of amazing photos * 250 pages! *****Drummers include: * Travis Barker * Carlton Barrett * Carter Beauford * Jason Bittner * John Bonham * Danny Carey * Billy Cobham * Tre Cool * Stewart Copeland * Lowell "Sly" Dunbar * Jon Fishman * Mickey Hart * Topper Headon * Bill Kreutzmann * Gene Krupa * Joseph "Zigaboo" Modeliste * Keith Moon * Vinnie Paul * Neil Peart * Mike Portnoy * Buddy Rich * Max Roach * Chad Smith * John "Jabo" Starks * Ringo Starr * Clyde Stubblefield * Lars Ulrich * Dave Weckl * Tony Williams . . ."show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 244 pages
  • 226.06 x 294.64 x 20.32mm | 816.46g
  • Alfred Publishing Company
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0739047396
  • 9780739047392
  • 657,323