The Complete Funk Drumming Book is one of the most complete presentations of today's popular funk drumming style available. This book takes you from the very roots of rock and rhythm`n'blues drumming to the highly complex, multidirectional funk styles of today.
In the Complete Funk Drumming Book, Jim Payne details certain subtleties heretofore only a seasoned veteran would understand. While most Drum instruction book concentrate on developing technique, reading ability, or independent coordination, this unique book accurately documents what is hip in rock`n'roll drumming today. The contents are geared to prepare the student for survival in a live playing situation.
This book is a valid representation of what people want to hear from a drummer in a working situation - live or in the studio. It contains exercises drawn from many different influences covering coordination, rhythms, patterns, and phrasing. This book includes access to online audio.