Ken Vogel


Although a few of these books have been previously published by Mel Bay Publications, you can buy them directly from Ken now.

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The Creative Rock Drummer Volume I
This basic 48 page rock drum method is packed with beats, fills, solos, odd meters, charts, theory, and creative projects. The rhythms in this volume consist of quarter notes, eighth notes, and eighth note triplets. This book is designed to give the beginner drum student a thorough understanding of the basics.


The Creative Rock Drummer Volume II
Volume II introduces sixteenth notes, sixteenth triplets and thirty-second notes. Included in the 122 page method are beats, fills, solos, odd meter, funk and fusion rhythms, double bass, reggae, polyrhythms, charts, playing tips and creative projects. This book is designed for the intermediate through advanced drummer.


Bass Busters (Double Bass Method)
This contemporary 48 page method features double bass beats, fills, double bass and hi-hat patterns, coordination development, speed and endurance development and practice tips. Bass Busters is a must-have for the double bass drummer, beginner through advanced.


Melodic Solo Encounters For Drum Set
Included in this 48 page book are 18 musical compositions for drum set featuring such styles as Rock, Jazz, Latin, Funk / Fusion, African, odd meters and free-form. All compositions feature a melodic approach to the drum set. Included is a text section explaining methods of achieving a wide variety of interesting, common, and unusual sounds from the drum set. This book is designed for the serious intermediate through advanced drummer / percussionist.


Sticking Method For Today’s Drummer
Featured are a variety of rhythms and stickings, rudiments and solos that combine many of the rudiment and sticking combinations in a musical format. This method is designed for all drummers, beginner through advanced, who wish to develop hand control, rhythmic precision and speed.

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