Benny Greb - the Language of Drumming by Benny Greb (Other Primary Creator)
Publication Date: 2013-03-01
(DVD). Critically-acclaimed drummer Benny Greb presents the method he created and used to develop his awe-inspiring creativity, musicality, and technique. The DVDs feature explanations and demonstrations of how Greb's 24-character "rhythmic alphabet" can be used to develop timing, technique, dynamic control and speed even the traditional drum rudiments covering hands and feet, with and without a practice pad, and the full drumset. The book and CD follow up on the concepts on the DVDs, with exercises for grooves, fills, independence, and more. A complete system for mastering odd groupings in your playing is also included. DVD running time: 3 hours, 12 minutes.
Rick's Licks by Rick Gratton
Publication Date: 2002-10-01
This book & CD package features a wealth of exercises and information that will expand your rhythmic boundaries far beyond your imagination. With additional material and contributions from Ed Uribe, this new edition expands upon the classic version exploring new cutting-edge ideas and creative drum licks integrating grooves, fills, odd-time playing, and polyrhythmic ideas, along with new play-along tracks. Also covers innovative hand-foot combinations, accent placement, improvisational ideas, and many advanced rhythmic concepts. Voted one of Modern Drummer's Top 25 Drum Books of All Time.