there are the two books from the drummer roman Schmon. "das einfache drum-spiel" and "drum-spiel für fortgeschrittene" appeared in ama verlag.
the first book "das einfache drum-spiel" is directed here primarily on drums beginner. the book provides everything you need to know as a beginner. this will be explained bases, including the attitude on drums, for refinancing with central and reading break values and notes. the minimum basic knowledge of the theory note, which are indispensable. and then it's already going on with different beats, like eighth notes, sixteenth notes, eighth note triplets, South American rhythms, breakbeats and drum'n'bass, swing and advanced beats. available also solis, intonations and accent studies, important rudiments, hi-hat and ride figures and linear technology. along with these things is novel employs Schmon even with polyrhythms. thus you get even a little insight into the complex world of odd rhythms. as a beginner you have with this book a truly comprehensive factory at hand. thus one will certainly work for some time and who consistently makes the exercises, will also achieve progress. the book motivates the learner and provides the basics that you should know as a drummer. on the enclosed cd find each some exercises and solos and also tracks where you can play.
"drum-spiel für fortgeschrittene", so to speak, the continuation of "the simple drum-playing". the treated subjects from the first book to be extended here and find a further development. are discussed in the chapters, 2-bar rhythms, breaks, hi-hat accents, work with the drum pad roland spd-s, foot bell, tom-beats, swirly-beats, ostinati, odd clock styles, polyrhythms, swing-beats, double- bass, n-tuplets, methods for changing tempo, solo, beat shifting, solo-vamps, rhythmic solo for groups and special-tracks. Here roman Schmon goes again deeper into the matter in and treated various topics in more detail. also is also the chapter on how to work with a roland spd-s drum pad, also very interesting. opportunities are here shown, produces how his drumset game complemented by a pad and so interesting sounds.
the books are ideal for beginners and advanced drummer. you can work through the self-study or teaching. with a teacher you will be certainly better overcome some hurdles. The books deal with the current beats and rhythms and therefore are very contemporary.