Inside Out: Exploring The Mental Aspects Of Drumming

Books | Drums

Author: Billy Ward
Format: Books | Instrumental Tutor
Go beyond learning simple rudiments or star-drummer solos and discover the spiritual side of becoming a great performer and musician. This unique and unusual book, written by master drummer and educator Billy Ward, is a comprehensive examination of the physical and mental skills that are required to be a truly great drummer. Ward shares his celebrated essays from Modern Drummer magazine to give you a fresh perspective on your attitude and approach as a performing musician. Discover what it really means to be part of a band, and how to shape your own drum playing to forge your own characteristic style. The topics are punctuated with anecdotes and examples from Ward's own extensive experience. Chapter topics include:
  • How to get gigs
  • Learning to groove
  • Effective practicing
  • Session drumming tips
  • Auditioning
  • Improving your mechanics
ISBN: 9780634064029
Published on: 22 April 2005
No of pages: 80
Language: English
Catalogue No: HL06620076