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Most of these books are available online and in your local music and book stores.

 

Instruction Books

Essential Elements 2000, Lautzenheiser; Hal Leonard

Accent On Achievement, O'Reilly/Williams; Alfred

Accent On Achievement, O'Reilly/Williams; Alfred

Standard of Excellence, Pearson; Neil A. Kjos Music

Standard of Excellence, Pearson; Neil A. Kjos Music

Alfred's Drum Method, Books 1 and 2, Feldstein/Black; Alfred

Alfred's Drum Method,
Books 1 and 2, Feldstein/Black; Alfred


History Books

Planet Drum, Hart/Lieberman; Acid Test Production

Planet Drum, Hart/Lieberman; Acid Test Production

The Great Jazz Drummers, Spagnardi; Modern Drummer

The Great Jazz Drummers,
Spagnardi; Modern Drummer

History of Rock'n'Roll Drumming, Glass; Glass

The Ultimate History of Rock'n'Roll Drumming, Glass; Glass

The Drum Book, Nicholls;
Backbeat Books;
Hal Leonard


Biographies and Autobiographies

Hal Blaine, Blaine/Bonzai; Rebeats

Hal Blaine & the Wrecking Crew, Blaine/Bonzai; Rebeats

Traps, Torme; Rebeats

Traps: The Drum Wonder,
Torme; Rebeats

Backbeat, Scherman; De Capo Press

Backbeat: Earl Palmer's Story,
Scherman;
De Capo Press

Baby Dodds, Gara/Dodds; Rebeats

The Baby Dodds Story,
Gara/Dodds;
Rebeats

Gene Krupa, Klauber; Rebeats

Gene Krupa: The Pictorial Life of a Jazz Legend,
Klauber; Rebeats

John Bonham: A Thunder of Drums,
Welsh/Nicholls;
Hal Leonard

This Wheel's on Fire: Levon Helm and the Story of the Band,
Helm, Davis;
Chicago Review Press


 

Check out our Notable Drummers and Links to Helpful Resources pages for more information about drumming and drummers.

 


 

 

 

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