Written By Jared Falk & Brandon Toews
This book is a culmination of more than twenty years of teaching, performing, recording and working with the best drummers in the industry. Its incomparable strength arises from being co-written by Jared’s protégé, a student who has tested these practices and ultimately used them to develop into and successful drummer and teacher himself.
There has never been a drumming instruction book like this one.
The title ‘The Best Beginner Drum Book’ is NO exaggeration.
About The Authors
Jared is a co-founder of Drumeo and author of the best-seller instructional programs “Successful Drumming” and “Bass Drum Secrets”. With over 15 years of experience teaching drummers from all over the world, Jared is known for his simplified teaching methods and high level of enthusiasm for the drumming community.
Brandon is an author, educator and performer based out of Vancouver, Canada. Having played drums for more than ten years, Brandon has acquired a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz and Contemporary Popular Music and studied privately under many notable educators including Jared Falk (Drumeo) and Brian Thurgood (Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, MacEwan University).
Here is an overview of what you will cover within this book;
Chapter 1: Getting Started – The Drum Setup System
Chapter 2: Practicing – The Drum Efficiency Booster
Chapter 3: Learning Grips – Hand Technique Uncovered
Chapter 4: Learning Notation – Note Values Made Easy
Chapter 5: Learning Rudiments – The Rudimental Breakdown
Chapter 6: Learning Vocabulary – The Rock Drumming Library
Chapter 7: Applying Techniques – The Technique Selector
Chapter 8: Developing Freedom – The Limb Independence Builder
Chapter 9: Learning Musical Styles – The Stylistic Method
Chapter 10: Playing To Music – The Musical Drummer
Appendix: Investing – The Drummers Buying Guide
Professional Drummer Testimonials
“Drumeo is the real deal folks! Jared Falk and his team have my confidence and support in what is done to promote music through the art of drumming percussion. It is absolutely imperative for the student of the art to SEE, HEAR and EMULATE every lesson that is presented by the instructor. This is accomplished when studying lessons at Drumeo – a good place to study and realise one’s dreams.” – Billy Cobham – Legendary Jazz Fusion Drummer
“Jared Falk has a comprehensive expert knowledge in providing and structuring lesson plans. He has a great human sense and knows how to handle, host and guide a lesson. It certainly didn’t come overnight. It’s more that he grew over the years to an expert and a professional instructor who really knows how to teach.” – Anika Nilles – Drummer & Composer
“The Drumeo standard is one of the highest quality and is THE place to go for the best in drum education.” – David Garibaldi – Tower of Power