Over six hours of music, including styles from all over the world; truly professional sketch charts; and groove variations for every song. A focused and interactive experience for drummers at every level with rhythm tracks that feature some of New York City’s top musicians. Forty-seven grooves, most offered at two tempos. Ninety rhythm tracks!
Beginning Drummers will enjoy playing simple rock beats with a real band, giving them a chance to play with good, solid, time, utilizing 4-way coordination.
Intermediate Drummers will get a chance to tackle some syncopated 16th-note R&B and funk grooves and to also start playing good, swinging, jazz.
Advanced and Professional Drummers will find twenty challenging world grooves to master, as well as the opportunity to try an infinite number of feels on jazz shuffles, waltzes, and R&B tracks.
The cd included features all of the music in MP3 format, so that it can be downloaded into your computer and moved to you iPod or any portable mp3 player. The disc is also playable in all mp3-capable cd and dvd players.
This book works in conjunction with the Groove Essentials dvd, a three-hour-and-forty-five-minute program that features in-depth instruction by Tommy on all forty-seven styles, as well as a free, Groove Essentials Poster.
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