Exercises for Natural Playing

Dave Weckl Inc.

Student Book
Performing Ensemble: Percussion Unaccompanied
Instrumentation: Percussion
Item Number: DRM110
Number of Pages: 31
Publisher: Carl Fischer Music
Print Status: In Print


Quick Overview

Based on the award-winning A Natural Evolution DVD series, Exercises for Natural Playing (book and CD) offers the reader exciting fresh exercises and concepts not covered in the DVDs, as well as material complementary to the series. One of the world’s greatest drummers, Dave provides written details, photos, and performance examples on the CD that will help players evolve their technique naturally. Sure to be a great resource for al drummers! Weckl provides key insight into hand positioning, the Moeller Technique, bass drum pedal work, playing without losing time, and time and motion.

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"About the Book, Conceptually Speaking, Drumset Key"
"The Body, Hand Position, Position of the Hands"
"Matched Grip, Where to Hold the Sticks"
"Matched Grip, Bounce the Ball"
Traditional Grip (left hand)
Putting the Hands Together
Finger Control
The Moeller Technique
"The Moeller Technique, Left-Hand Traditional Grip, Moeller Motion"
The Double-Stroke Roll
The One-Handed Roll
Position of the Drumset and You
Adding Your Feet
Double Pedal or Double Bass Drum Exercises
Fun With Swiss Triplet Sticking
Time and Motion
Melodic Fills Without Loosing the Time
"Melodic Fills Without Loosing the Time, Play Along, Song Overview, The Chart"
Have Fun!
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