“Advanced Techniques of the Modern Drummer” by Jim Chapin has been studied by nearly every great jazz drummer on the planet. This is one of the best selling drum set books in the history of written music.
This jazz drum book starts with simple patterns to learn independence with your left hand while playing the standard ride cymbal pattern with your right hand and hi-hat on beats two and four. With some time and practice, you are playing complicated patterns between your left hand and bass drum. The classic jazz independence book is now new and improved and with two CDs!
“Advanced Techinques of the Modern Drummer” is all new with two CDs. If there is one jazz drumset book you purchase, it should be from the “Father of Jazz Independence,” Jim Chapin.