REALISTIC DRUM FILLS bookBOOK/CD
LEVEL: ALL
$15.99

Rock legend Carmine Appice continues his award-winning Realistic instructional series with this seventy-five-page guide to creating more interesting drum fills by developing hand/foot combinations. Famous for this technique, Appice starts with basic 8th-note sticking patterns and then replaces certain strokes with bass drum notes. The process can help add interesting colors and energy to bland fill ideas. The book progresses into triplet and 16th-note patterns that grow more complex and include accents within the patterns. Hudson Music senior drum editor Joe Bergamini is Appice’s “replacement” on the accompanying CD, providing various audio examples of the written exercises. (Hudson Music/Hal Leonard) Mike Haid