The ABC of Drumming is a comprehensive and carefully graded introductory course to drumming for the beginner. The book helps the student to identify the components of a drum set, explains match and traditional grips, basic musical notation, exercises to develop stick control and technique, reading and writing skills, how to play basic rock beats and dance band beats including waltz, disco, swing, cha cha, and shuffle. Includes a quiz and theory test and much more. The ABC of Drumming is intended to supply the necessary materials for the development of the junior drummer. Visually enhanced with striking cover artwork the ABC of Drumming is an essential and must have resource book for the budding drummer.