Designed for anyone just learning to play the drumset, this comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner’s method is based on years of teaching drum students of all ages. This compilation includes both Books 1 and 2, hours of audio tracks for demonstration and play-along, and video lessons by drum master Gregg Bissonette! Lessons in Book 1 include: drum setup & fundamentals ? tuning & maintenance ? basic music reading ? grips & strokes ? coordination & basic techniques ? basic beats for many styles of music ? 8th notes, 16th notes, dotted notes & triplets ? drum fills ? and more. Lessons in Book 2 include: limb independence ? half-time grooves ? syncopation ? funk grooves ? ghostnotes ? jazz drumming ? chart reading ? drum soloing ? brush playing ? and much more.