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The 25 Best Drum Books
(Modern Drummer August '93)

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1 Stick Control George L. Stone Stone & Son Publishing
2 Syncopation Ted Reed Ted Reed Publications


Advanced Techniques
  for the Modern Drummer 
J. Chapin Jim Chapin Publications
4 Accents and Rebounds George L. Stone Stone & Son Publishing
5 Master Studies Joe Morello Modern Drummer
6 Musicians Guide to Polyrhythms (Vol 1 & 2) Peter Magadini Hal Leonard Publications
7 The New Breed Gary Chester Modern Drummer
8 Portraits in Rhythm* Anthony J. Cirone Belwin/Mills


Studio & Big Band Drumming* Steve Houghton C.L. Barnhouse
10 Future Sounds David Garibaldi Alfred Publishing
11 Realistic Rock Carmine Appice Almo Publications
12 Afro-Cuban Rhythms for Drumset Malabe and Weiner Manhattan Music Publications
13 Drum Concepts and Techniques Peter Erskine Hal Leonard
14 Modern School for Snare Drum Morris Goldenberg Hal Leonard
15 Double Bass Drumming Joe Franco CPP Belwin, Inc.
16 The Sound of Brushes Ed Thigpen CPP Belwin, Inc.
17 Bass Drum Control Colin Bailey Drum Workshop Publications


Modern Rudimental Swing Solos Charles Wilcoxon Wilcoxon


Patterns (Vol 1,2,3,4) Gary Chaffee  
20 Buddy Rich's Modern Interpretation of Snare Drum Rudiments Buddy Rich & Henry Adler Embassy Music
21 Advanced Funk Studies Rich Latham Latham
22 Modern Reading Text in 4/4* Bellson and Breines CPP Belwin, Inc.
23 Drum Wisdom Bob Moses Modern Drummer Publications
24 Even In The Odds Ralph Humphrey C.L. Barnhouse
25 The Drumset with Afro-Caribbean Rhythms (Parts 1 & 2) Chuck Silverman CPP Belwin, Inc.

Supplimental List:

Elementary Drum Method by Roy Burns
Odd Time Reading

Text by Bellson and Breines

Contemporary Studies for the Advanced Snare Drummer by Fred Albright
Rhythmic Analysis by Fred Albright
Progressive Studies for the Snare Drum (Books 2, 3, and 4)* by Carl Gardner
Rick's Lick's by Rick Gratton
Funkifying the Clave-Afro Cuban Grooves for Bass and Drums by Goine and Ameen
The All-American Drummer by Charles Wilcoxon
Drum Loops for Live Drums by Frank Derrick
Championship Concepts for Marching Percussion by Thom Hannum and Bob Morrison
Drummers Rudimental Reference Book by John Wooton
A Fresh Approach to the Snare Drum by Mark Wessels
Initium I, II, III, IV and Methode De Caisse-Claire by Jacques Delacluse
Snare Drum Method by Vic Firth
Modern Method for Timpani by Saul Goodman
Solo Timpanist by Vic Firth
Mallet Technique by Vic Firth
Modern School for Snare Drum by Morris Goldenberg

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