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Introducing "Zero to 60: The 60 Rudiments of Pipe Band Drumming in the Five Pipe Band Styles".
● more than 850 lines of exercises, pro tips, technique advice and theory sections.
● organized into three levels of rudiments: beginner (parade band), intermediate (grades 4 and 5) and advanced (grade 3, 2 and 1).
● each rudiment comes with a set of prerequisites and are organized in logical order so that they may be learned sequentially.
● both table of contents and bookmark links are included within the PDF to allow for quick and easy navigation.
● every rudiment is presented in each of the five pipe band drumming styles: march, round reel, jig, 6/8 march and strathspey.
It's never too late to improve the fundamentals of your drumming. Start now with Zero to 60!
Learning to read pipe band drumming notation can be a daunting and confusing endeavour. To make matters worse, any knowledge of traditional or classical music theory a drummer may have does little to explain the swing and other unique rhythms inherent in the music. In The Bare Bones, pipe band drumming's five styles are each assigned their own unique set of rhythm syllables. The use of rhythm syllables is a time tested educational tool and has been proven to accelerate students' rhythmic understanding. Download The Bare Bones and start your "reading journey" today!
Roll Call, an original e-book from PipeBandDrummer.com, contains 60 pages of theory, pro tips, musical examples and rhythmic breakdowns for rolls found in each of the five pipe band drumming styles. Knowing how to interpret your rolls correctly in the five styles will improve your composition, sight-reading and theoretical knowledge. Learn to master your rolls with Roll Call!
Improve your music reading skills with the Bare Bones Reading System. Learn to identify and execute your rolls in the five pipe band styles with Roll Call. Perfect your foundation strokes and rudiments with Zero to 60. Start your pipe band drumming journey with the complete collection today!
"The 60 Rudiments of Pipe Band Drumming" is a comprehensive mini-book designed to introduce the rudiments of pipe band drumming in a thoughtful and logical way. The book divides the rudiments into three levels (beginner, intermediate and advanced) and comes complete with a series of pre-requisites, allowing students to progress through the rudiments in order from 1 to 60.
Zero to 60: The Mini Books
Zero to 60: The Mini Books are a complete set of the 60 rudiments of pipe band drumming but available for individual purchase. Each of the 60 mini books present a rudiment in the five styles of pipe band drumming: march, round reel, jig, 6/8 march and strathspey. If your drum corps needs work on flam paradiddles, pick up the flam paradiddles mini book to augment your rudiment practice. Buy only the mini books you need. If you'd like to sample a book to see if it can help you or your drum corps, many of the shorter books are available at no charge. Start tackling the rudiments today with the Zero to 60 mini books!