Play the Drums – A New Beginning Drumset Approach

Mike Lawson • Instruments & Gear • June 20, 2016

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Alfred Music, the world leader in educational print music publishing since 1922, announces the release of Play the Drums by London-based educator/performer Felipe Drago.

Play the Drums presents a new approach to learning the drumset for beginners, containing grooves, fills, reading concepts, and core rhythms in a simple and clearly organized format.

This easy-to-use book and CD kit covers quarter-note, eighth-note, sixteenth-note, and triplet grooves, fills, and reading exercises. In addition, the data CD provides 62 MP4 videos of the author demonstrating the examples and 30 play-along MP3s for practice. Play the Drums has everything you need to start playing the drums with real-world beats and fills as quickly as possible!

Author Felipe Drago has road-tested all the material with large numbers of students in his teaching studio, the WizDom Drumshed in London, England—the first such franchise of Dom Famularo’s teaching studio franchise in the UK. The book’s foreword is written by Wizdom Media co-founders Dom Famularo and Joe Bergamini.

Play the Drums is now available for $18.99 at music retail stores, online retailers, and

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