Antonio \"Trapa\" Trapanotto is an acclaimed Argentinian session drummer and columnist for leading South American drum magazine \'Bateristas al Sur\'. He just released his tutorial book \'Manual para el Baterista de Sesion\'.
In five chapters \"Trapa\" presents a collection of valuable exercises for the working session drummer. The main part contains useful advice on sight reading.
The author offers general explanation of musical symbols and terms as well as tons of etudes in different meters including various rudiment exercises.
Antonio Trapanotto also focuses on big band drumming with lots of examples of patterns, typical kicks and fills.
Last but not least \'Manual para el Baterista de Sesion\' lists a lot of rhythms and styles from Bolero to Country paying especially attention to South American patterns. Most of them can also be heard on the included cd.
Antonio Trapanotto has gained a lot of experience during his impressive career as a drummer and percussion player in all areas: studio recordings, tv shows, concerts in theatres, musical comedies, cultural projects, teaching and performing many musical styles such as pop, rock, melodic music, tango, Argentinean and Latin American folk.
Antonio \"Trapa\" Trapanotto is endorser of Mapex drums, Paiste cymbals and Vic Firth sticks.