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Book details
  • SubGenre:Teaching Methods & Materials / Arts & Humanities
  • Language:English
  • Pages:152
  • Paperback ISBN:9781483585789

Pocket Change

by Ndugu Chancler

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This is a Drum Method Book that teaches the lessons and concepts of drumming by Ndugu Chancler. Combining the basic skill set of the traditional fundamentals,to the innovative approaches to recording,this is the book for the player that desires to advance to the higher levels of being a musician.
Drumming involves more than just playing the drums.It is essential for the drummer to also be a well rounded musician in order to enhance his or her career in music.Pocket Change addresses the issues of drumming,along with the issues of music that will make the drummer a musician.The concepts of good time,technique,and musicality are all addressed in a big way.The book applies to playing and recording all styles of music.
About the author
Ndugu Chancler is a drummer,composer,producer,and Professor of Jazz and Popular Music Studies at The University of Southern California,Flora L.Thornton School of music.Ndugu has recorded with the likes of Miles Davis,Frank Sinatra,Micheal Jackson(being the drummer on the Thriller album),Geoarge Duke,and Santana to name a few.Ndugu has also composed hit songs for the Crusaders,George Duke,and the hit for the Dazz Band"Let it Whip".As an educator,Ndugu travels worldwide doing workshops,clinics,and concerts with various bands.Mr.Chancler is a member of the Percussive Arts Society,and the Jazz Educators Network.