This is a complete instructional play-along package with a unique twist. The included minus drums CD features eleven tracks that gradually step up in tempo from 100 to 310 bpm.
Based on classic jazz standard, these play-along tunes give the drummer the opportunity to work on increasing his/her drumming facility in a real world musical fashion.
The package contains drum charts and suggested patterns for each song as well as a lead sheet for each song, helping the drummer to understand what he or she may encounter in a real jazz gig.
Written by 2 jazz pros Peter Rezlaff and Jim Rupp, it also includes a complete instructional method for learning how to play jazz, covering such topics as covering your jazz ride cymbal patterns, feathering the bass drum, learning comping patterns and playing with brushes.
All of the songs and educational topics are accompanied by clear text, that explains the concepts along with an extensive recommended listening discography.