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Alain Rieder's Drum Books

Time Manipulation Drum Book

Time Manipulation Drum Book

Time Manipulation Drum Book is both innovative and rooted in tradition. It is designed to work on coordination in a groove context. It makes it easy to approach essential rhythmic concepts – from the most basic to the most complex – in a realistic, progressive and systematic way. Aimed at drummers of most levels, the book has an open structure that lets you develop your own ideas and creativity.
Time Manipulation was first published in 1992, gathering positive reviews from well-established drummers and reviewers. This is a new enhanced edition, first published in 2018 and available in English and French.

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Time Manipulation Drum Book
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Time Initiation Drum Book

Time Initiation Drum Book

Time Initiation is aimed at beginners, or at drummers who want to review the basics and go beyond their current level.
It is a clear and concise structure to learn basic coordination and groove in 4/4 and 12/8, basic breaks and fills and much more!
There is a full theory section at the end of the book.
It is bilingual (English & French).

NB : This book is reserved for my own students for the moment.