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Beat This Book - Mike Shapiro

Beat This breaks down playing the drum set in a logical, organized manner with clear pictures and uncomplicated descriptions.


Shapiro offers the basic components of a beat pattern, along with song suggestions to practice, so the new drummer can feel what it’s like to jam with the band. Tools for reading music and practical, time-tested advice are offered throughout. Rudiments, fills and independence are also covered.


Mike used elements from George Lawrence Stone's "Stick Control" and Ted Reed's "Syncopation For The Modern Drummer" to form his own method. Beat This works well for both the self-taught student and for those supplementing drum instruction with a teacher.

Beat This Book Level 2 - Mike Shapiro

Beat This 2 continues where book 1 left off. It contains rudimental studies, reading, independence studies, beat and fill exercises, drum charts and more.

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