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The Art of Bop Drumming
John Riley

Afro-Cuban Rhythms for Drumset
Frank Malabe and Bob Weiner

Beyond Bop
John Riley
Based on the drumming advancements of the post-bop period of the 1960s, the book and audio topics include: broken time playing, ride cymbal variations, up-tempo unison ideas, implied time metric modulation, solo ideas, solo analysis, complete transcriptions, and play-along tunes.

Breath Was the First Drummer : A Treatise on Drums, Drumming & Drummers
by Dru Kristel
QX Publications/A.D.A.M. Inc.; ISBN: 0964784505 
Basic Tympani Technique
by Thomas McMillan 
(Mass Market Paperback)
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Beginning Steel Drum
by Othello Molineaux, Debbie Cavalier (Editor)

Buddy Rich's Modern Interpretation of Snare Drum Rudiments
Buddy Rich and Henry Adler
Paperback: 100 pages
Music Sales Corp; ISBN: 0825610036;

Contemporary Studies for Snare Drum
Fred Albright
Warner Brothers Publications; ISBN: 0769223915

Conga Drumming: A Beginners Guide to Playing With Time
by Alan Dworsky, et al

The Commandments of R&B Drumming: A Comprehensive Guide to Soul, Funk and Hip Hop
by Zoro
(Paperback -- July )

Conversations in Clave: The Ultimate Technical Study of Four-Way Independence in Afro-Cuban Rhythms
Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez
Book and CD

Double Bass Drumming
by Joe Franco
Paperback from Warner Brothers Publications
Double Bass Drumming: The Mirrored Groove System
by Jeff Bowders
Paperback from Musicians Institute Press
The Drum Book
Geoff Nicholls
Drums and Drumming have changed enormously between rock'n'roll's emergence in the 1950s and the musically diverse scene of the 1990s. This informative, entertaining book tells for the first time the parallel stories of the growth of rock music and ... The Publisher
Hardcover: 108 pages
Backbeat Books; ISBN: 0879304766;

Drummer's Guide to Hip Hop, House, New Jack Swing, Hip House and Soca House
by Bill Elder

Drumming for the Gods : The Life and Times of Felips Garcia Villamil, Santero, Palero, and Abakua (Studies in Latin American and Caribbean Music)
by Maria Teresa Velez

Drum Tuning: A Comprehensive Guide to Tuning Drums
Larry M. Nolly
Paperback: 28 pages 
Drumstix Publishing; ISBN: 0964465817; 2nd edition (January 1, )
Drumstick Spinology
by Steve Stockmal
The Encyclopedia of Double Bass Drumming
by Michael Lauren Rondinelli, Bobby Rondinelli, Michael Lauren
Plastic Comb from Hal Leonard
Encyclopedia of Percussion
John H. Beck (ed.)
Listed under Drums

The Essence of Afro-Cuban Percussion and Drum Set : Includes the Rhythm Section Parts for Bass, Piano, Guitar Horns & Strings
by Ed Uribe 
An in-depth study (324 pgs) of all the percussion instruments, rhythms and song styles of Afro-Cuban music, along with their applications to the drum set. Detailed technical studies of each instrument are presented along with notations of many rhythm styles. The entire rhythm section (parts for bass, piano, horn section, string section, tres and guitar) is also studied in detail. The book comes with two CDs that include performances of each percussion instrument, drum set, all rhythm section instruments, as well as examples of all musical styles with full instrumentation in score form. The Publisher.
Paperback: 324 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.70 x 11.85 x 9.00 
Publisher: Warner Brothers Publications; Book and CD edition (November 25, )
ISBN: 1576236196 

Frame Drumming Free Hand Style, the Basics: A Rhythmic Guide for Creative Musical Expression
by Peter Fagiola
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Guide to Teaching Percussion
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Give the Drummers Some!: The Great Drummers of R&B, Funk & Soul
by Jim Payne, Harry Weinger (Editor)
Paperback: 275 pages
Warner Brothers Publications; ISBN: 157623603X; Book & Cd edition

The Forgotten Power of Rhythm : Taketina
by Reinhard Flatischler
Paperback: 150 pages 
Liferhythm; ISBN: 0940795078; (August 1, 1992)
I-Ching : The Tao of Drumming
by Michael Drake
Listed under New Age Music

John Bonham: A Thunder of Drums
by Chris Welch, Geoff Nicholls
The big man with the big sound, John Henry Bonzo Bonham is the godfather of hard rock drumming, and he remains an idol to legions of Led Zeppelin and heavy metal fans worldwide.
Listed under Led Zeppelin

Gretsch Drums: The Legacy of "That Great Gretsch Sound"
Chet Falzerano
Listed under Drums

Modern Method for Tympani
by Saul Goodman (Compiler)
Paperback: Warner Brothers Publications; ISBN: 0757991009;

Moon: The Life and Death of a Rock Legend
by Tony Fletcher
Listed under The Who

The New Breed
Gary Chester

The New Breed II
Gary Chester

Portraits in Rhythm
Anthony J. Cirone

Master Technique Builders for Snare Drum: Actual Daily Practice Routines Used by Anthony Cirone
Anthony J. Cirone
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By Design
Billy Cobham
Five compositions geared to assisting a drummer reach goals such as synchronizing with the band, identifying the subtle changes in musical intensity, establishing strong, secure rhythm and playing with controlled force. These pieces incorporate fusion, an African pattern, rhythmic displacement, and samba, funk and rock elements.
Paperback: Warner Brothers Publications; ISBN: 0769233686; Book & Cd edition
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Brazilian Rhythms for Drumset
Duduka Da Fonseca and Bob Weiner
Book and CD

The Funky Beat
David Garibaldi
Book and CD

Fundamentals of Tabla
by David R. Courtney
Listed under Indian Percussion

Gene Krupa Drum Method
Gene Krupa

How to Make Drums Tom Toms and Rattles
Primitive Percussion Instruments for Modern Use
Bernard Sterling Mason
Reprint of Mason's classic 1938 edition
Listed under Drums

Multiple Percussion Music (#131)
Feldstein; Paperback

Master Studies
Joe Morello

Podemski's Standard Snare Drum Method
Benjamin Podemski
One of the standard texts in its field. A modern course in percussion studies including all standard and modern drum strokes, drum solo passages from world-famous concert and symphonic compositions and striking exercises for double drumming. Also includes an analysis of the timpani -- the instrument, tuning, correct method of playing, rhythm, and beats. Excellent reading material. The Publisher.
(Paperback: Columbia Pictures Pubns; ISBN: 9997157249; (June 1986)

The Music of Santeria : Traditional Rhythms of the Bata Drums (Performance in World Music Series, No. 5)
by John Amira, Steven Cornelius
Paperback: 128 pages 
White Cliffs Media Co; ISBN: 0941677702; Book & Cd edition (November )
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New Orleans Jazz and Second Line Drumming
Herlin Riley and Johnny Vidacovich

Stick Control for the Snare Drummer
George L. Stone
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The Sound of Brushes
Ed Thigpen

Ryhthm Brought to Life - Student Edition
Ed Thigpen

Ultimate Play-Along for Drums - Level 1
Dave Weckl
Paperback: 52 pages
Warner Brothers Publications; ISBN: 0760400695; Book & Cd edition

Syncopation for the Modern Drummer
Ted Reed
(Paperback: Alfred Pub Co; ISBN: 0882847953;

Updated Realistic Rock Drum Method
Carmine Appice

When in Doubt, Roll!
Bill Bruford

West African Rhythms for Drumset
Royal Hartigan 
(Paperback / Published 1995

Percussion Anthology : A Compendium of Percussion Articles from the Instrumentalist : Including Articles from 1946 Through 1987
Instrumentalist Co; ISBN: 9997798856; (January 1988)

Percussion Repair and Maintenance
M. Bonfoey; Paperback

Percussion Section Techniques
Stephen Grimo; Paperback

Teaching Percussion
by Gary Cook

Teaching Wind and Percussion Instruments : A Choral Course of Study - Teachers Edition; Donald L. Corbett; Paperback Woodwind, Brass, and Percussion Instruments of the Orchestra : A Bibliographic Guide 
(Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, Vol 458)
Allen B. Skei; Hardcover

200 Drum Machine Patterns
Rene-Pierre Bardet
Paperback: 80 pages
Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation; ISBN: 0881886327; (December 1988)

Rhythmic Illusions
by Gavin Harrison

Rhythmic Perspectives
by Gavin Harrison

A Rhythmic Vocabulary: A Musician's Guide to Understanding and Improvising With Rhythm
by Alan Dworsky, et al

Rhythmic Structure of Music
by Grosvenor Cooper, Leonard B. Meyer (Contributor)
(Paperback - April 1963)

Afro American Aspects Vol. 1
J. Leake 
Paperback Vol 001 (1993)
Rhombus Publishing; ISBN: 0927855011
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Percussion Methods for the College Music Education Major
Douglas B. Wheeler; Paperback
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Advanced Techniques for the Modern Drummer
Jim Chapin
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Contemporary Percussion Techniques
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Percussion Solo Literature
Thomas Giwe; Paperback Percussionist's Dictionary
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Percussion Instruments and Their History
James Blades
London: Faber and Faber, 1984
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Quodlibet for Brass and Percussion
F. Tull; Paperback
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Translations of Descriptions and Photographs of Percussion Instruments
J. Adato; Paperback; 
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Electronic Drums
Frank Vilardi, Steve Tarshis; Paperback; 
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The Art of Tympanist and Drummer
Andrew A. Shivas; Paperback
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The Complete Electronic Percussion Book
David Crombie; Paperback
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Handbook of Percussion Instruments
Karl Peinkofer, Fritz Tannigel; Paperback; 
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Latin American Percussion
Birger Sulsbruck; Paperback
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New Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments
Stanley Sadie (ed.)
London: Macmillan, 1984

Percussion Anthology; Hardcover
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Percussion Excerpts from Standard Orchestral Repertoire, Book One
Wagner; Paperback
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Percussion Excerpts from Standard Orchestral Repertoire, Book Two
Wagner; Paperback
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Percussion Excerpts from Standard Orchestral Repertoire, Book Three Beethoven; Paperback
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Percussion Excerpts from Standard Orchestral Repertoire, Book Four
Beethoven; Paperback
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Percussion Excerpts from Standard Orchestral Repertoire, Book Five Tchaikowsky; Paperback
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