VIC FIRTH
PLAYALONG TRACKS
   "America the Beautiful"
        From DRUMSET 101
        by Dave Black & Steve Houghton

 

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Steve's Vic Firth stick of choice:

SD4 Combo
Barrel tip. Light and fast for jazz quartet or chamber music.
L = 15 7/8" | Dia. = .545"
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THIS WEEK'S TRACK IS EXCERPTED FROM
DRUMSET 101
A Contemporary Approach to Playing the Drums

by Dave Black and Steve Houghton

Drumset 101 is a contemporary approach to playing the drums by veteran authors Dave Black and Steve Houghton. Inside, aspiring drummers will find in-depth, easy-to-understand introductions to such topics as groove patterns, snare drum & bass drum independence, and drum fills in context. The book contains written charts for every tune, and more...a play-along CD with 40 multi-stylistic tracks that can be used to strengthen time keeping, improve ensemble playing, clarify phrasing and expand the player's knowledge of styles.

Book & CD. 48 pages. Published by Alfred Publishing.
(27922) ISBN 9780739046937.


For more information, visit: http://www.alfred.com



Internationally renowned jazz drummer, percussionist, clinician, author, and educator, Steve Houghton initially received acclaim at age twenty as the drummer with Woody Herman's Young Thundering Herd. Since then he has shared stage and studio with luminaries Gary Burton, Clay Jenkins, Shelly Berg, Toots Thielemans, Christian McBride, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Bob Florence, Freddie Hubbard, Lyle Mays, Dianne Reeves, Billy Childs, Rosemary Clooney, Pat LaBarbara, Arturo Sandoval, Joe Henderson, Bob Sheppard, Karrin Allyson and Maureen McGovern, to name a few.

A band leader, classical percussionist, clinician and author, Houghton is also the professor of percussion and jazz at Indiana University-Bloomington.

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