Charley Wilcoxon Modern Rudimental Swing Solos for the Advanced DrummerWhere to downloadCharley Wilcoxon Modern Rudimental Swing Solos for the Advanced Drummer
Charley Wilcoxon Ludwig Music Publishing Co,1941
If you ever wondered where many of the jazz pioneers from Buddy and Gene, Papa Joe Jones to Tony Williams learned how to make the drums speak and got inspiration from open this book. Charley Wilcoxons Modern Rudimental Swing Solos for the Advanced Drummer is a collection of challenging rudimental snare drum solos for the advanced drummer, originally printed in 1941. Each solo is based on certain rudiments or combinations, as well as the use of swing rhythms popular among many of todays drummers.
Advanced Swing Solos for the Modern Drummer is, without question, one of the finest books on snare drum rudiments ever published. For those drummers interested in playing jazz, the book is essential. This book was studied by jazz greats Max Roach and Philly Joe Jones. Why the Wilcoxon book? Because it teaches the student how to phrase with rudiments. It is not enough to just learn rudiments; Wilcoxon teaches the student how to apply them, in their various incarnations. Further, "Advanced Swing Solos" teaches the student how to shift the accents around, to syncopate them. Anyone who wants to learn how to apply rudiments in a musical fashion, can benefit greatly from studying this book.