Jeff Salisbury's Melodic Motion Studies For Drumset is filled with exercises that have been designed to help the improving drummer to develop a high degree of fluency getting around the Drum kit when playing fills or solos.
The musical exercises featured in this book explore some of the infinite possibilities relating sound to a variety of motions to develop freedom of movement on the Drums.
Melodic Motion Studies For Drumset covers clockwise and counterclockwise motions; paradiddle inversions; vertical, horizontal and diagonal inversions of paradiddle-diddles; windmill patterns; rock, jazz and latin applications. This book also includes access to audio tracks (for download or streaming) with most examples played at slow and fast tempos.
Jeff Salisbury teaches Drumset at the University of Vermont and is a faculty member of KoSA Percussion Workshops. He has performed, toured and recorded with artists including Albert King, Cold Blood, Linda Tillery, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley and others.
This book includes access to online audio, which can be found at halleonard.com/mylibrary.