Steve those books are some of the best work ever written for drums, but they are not for you YET. You´ll be only able to play the fat back exercises if anything.
You have first to develop a good CONCEPT and READING ability to use them.
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You should study with an ADVANCED Jazz drummer, he will be versed in Rock, the opposite I think is not usual... (I´m being politial correct, hahaha). He will not have problems to teach you even if you never played a note in your life (on drums or any instrument), at least I would not have, why...
The biggest international Women's Drummer contest has just started, "Hit Like A Girl", and I have the honor to be JUDGE in it.
The ladies who wish to participate can go to this link for conditions and details:
A little shameless self promotion...
Just to let you know that I been selected featured teacher at "SEN" which is a very important community of drum teachers integrated today by 1600 teachers around the world. The group is hosted by a great drummer and educator, Joe Bergamini.
You can find the complete list of teachers around the globe by Dom Famularo as published by Modern Drummer Magazine at the link:
It reads: "Over the course of his forty-year career traveling the globe to teach, perform...
We discuss a lot about technique in this section so I would like to show you some VIDEOS of my students, myself I'm at minute 10:37
I teach in Valencia, Spain
Hope you enjoy!