Instruments & Gear

Alfred Music has released Shape Beats for Kids, A Simple and Fun Approach to Learning Drums by Tim Carman, a book for children kindergarten and up.

The book presents a simple and fun way to learn how to play drums for small children, complete with play-along examples for each chapter on an included CD. The book accounts for the fact that students may not be able to understand standard notation, and instead uses shapes to teach students basic drumming beats. 

The book is available for $15.99. 

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