• Title: Knack Drums for Everyone: A Step-by-Step Guide to Equipment, Beats, and Basics (Knack: Make It easy)
  • Author: Carmine Appice, John Klicker
  • Released: 2010-02-09
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 256
  • ISBN: 1599217775
  • ISBN13: 978-1599217772
  • ASIN: 1599217775
From the Back Cover What makes a great drummer? Drumming legend Carmine Appice gives you all the tips and tools you need to start answering this question on your own—from an understanding of the drum set itself to the basics of reading music and playing. Whether you just want to be able to play along with your favorite
recordings, want to play gigs, or want to be the next big star, Knack Drums for Everyone will start you on the path to realizing your goals. With step-by-step instructions geared toward achievable results, 350 full-color photos, more than fifty music exercises, and a book’s worth of audio tracks available at knackbooks.com/drums, it makes doing so easier than ever. 350 full-color photos covreing:
Equipment * Drums * Sets
Tuning & Heads * Drumsticks
Pedals * Cymbals & Hi-Hats
Practice * Stick Handling
Developing Your Hands
Playing a Rock Groove * Songs

About the Author Carmine Appice's professional accolades include being the drummer for some of the most internationally renowned rock bands in history, beginning with Vanilla Fudge. His writing credentials include two of Rod Stewart's major hits. He has been awarded Modern Drummer magazine Editor's Achievement Award, received the Best Rock Drummer Award from Sabian Cymbals, received the L.A. Lifetime Achievement Award, and been inducted into the Hollywood Rock Walk. His classic book Realistic Rock is one of the best-selling drum books of all time. 

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