Teaching Rhythm For All Instruments – Joel Rothman

This is an excellent source for learning to read rhythmic notation. Around here we just call it “Rothman,” and it’s a requirement for all beginning drum students. Mr. Rothman presents the material in such a simple and logical way, that my students can literally read music from day one. The lessons become progressively more interesting…

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A Funky Primer for the Rock Drummer

A Funky Primer for the Rock Drummer

Ah, the Funky Primer! I believe this was my very first drum set method book… I still have my copy from the 1970’s! This book is primarily for beginning drummers, but ventures into some intermediate funk territory. The first few sections cover basic notation reading and pretty much every 8th note variation that can be…

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