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Old 11-09-2006, 05:33 AM
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Default Re: DRUM INSTRUCTION BOOK REVIEWS

Irv Cottler, I've Got You Under My Skin

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TARGET AUDIENCE

Intermediate to Advanced

PUBLISHER

Alfred Publishing

DESCRIPTION

This is one of the few books that you can find that's a compilation of great drum charts for big band numbers. It's not so much an instructional book in that you'll find detailed explanations but you'll learn so much by listening to how a master of big band drumming sets up the horn figures. It will help inexperienced drummers to get an idea of how to properly prepare new sections, how to calm down the band, how to bring up the energy...
It's also an excellent book to go back to it once in a while to freshen up your ideas and change your own ways of orchestrating figures.

The songs are so relevant, every drummer should know them, and the band on the recording is fantastic. You can get the book for less than $20. Get it!

Here's a link to the book on Amazon.
http://www.amazon.com/Ive-Got-Under-...e=UTF8&s=books
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