The Evolution of Jazz Drumming

The Evolution of Jazz Drumming

The Evolution of Jazz Drumming is the most complete and comprehensive historical analysis of the drummers who created and defined modern jazz drumming in print. Featuring Baby Dodds, Sid Catlett, Dave Tough, Max Roach, Buddy Rich, Roy Haynes, Elvin Jones, Tony Williams, Mel Lewis, and many others.

A guide and workbook designed by author Danny Gottlieb to be studied based on a typical 16-week college semester. A legendary and influential jazz drummer is studied during each of these weeks.

The book includes video of classic clips of many of the drummers, as well as audio with over 300 tracks. Video clips are analyzed and transcribed in the text, while the audio consist of exercises and etudes from the book recorded at various speeds that can be looped for analysis and practice.

“This package is the perfect addition to any college jazz curriculum, as well as required study for any serious student of jazz drumming”, says Hudson Music Senior Drum Editor Joe Bergamini.

From the videos, to the transcriptions, biographies, and rare photos, this package is a treasure for anyone with any interest in jazz drumming.

Note: eBook edition includes video and audio embedded directly in the book, as well as a download of all audio examples.

224 Pages | with Audio and Video

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