The Official Freehand Technique
is a unique method book showcasing the art of playing and executing rhythms and patterns with a single hand. Many drummers have used this or similar techniques throughout the years; however, Johnny's original and innovative method is by far the most comprehensive, practical, and easy to use. This technique is a legitimate system mastered by Johnny through the years of extensive research and teaching, and is designed to enhance your drumming and further develop your independence skills. This technique will not only allow you the freedom to expand your snare drum and drum set proficiency, but also it can be directly applied to all percussion instruments, opening doors to numerous rhythmic possibilities.
Johnny Rabb a world-renowned performer and clinician, has organised this book into three basic sections. First you'll learn the theory, mechanics, and techniques of the Freehand, which will be directly applied to the numerous rhythmic vocabulary permutations that follow. In this section you will practice unlimited combinations of rhythms and patterns, preparing you for the final musical applications section, which incorporates the freehand into your daily playing. Also included are detailed lessons beyond the basics, Freehand snare drum solos and hybrid rudiments, drum set grooves and applications, and Freehand drum fills and poly-rhythms. As a bonus, Johnny includes several play-along groove loops to practice with while you're building your new technique.