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Essentials for the Be Bop Drummer by Artt Frank with Pete Swan

For those interested in learning how to become a Be Bop drummer, this is one of the finest introductions around. Artt Frank is a drum veteran in jazz, and in his book he shares how one can become a Be Bop drummer, and the essentials involved in achieving this musical goal.

The paperback format contains over a dozen black and white photos, plus eight diagrams/drawings, and over forty musical transcriptions. You learn many techniques from Artt Frank, who was a drummer for trumpet legend Chet Baker over a period of eighteen years.

A unique aspect to this book is the play along CD which features Artt Frank. There is much to learn from listening to this CD.

For additional information, contact schaffnerpress.com There is an enjoyable introduction by Stan Levey in the book. This is a fine guide for Be Bop for drummers.

Additional Info

  • Book Title: Essentials for the Be Bop Drummer
  • Author: Artt Frank with Pete Swan
  • Publisher: Schaffner Press
  • Year Published: 2004
  • Book Type:: Musical Instruction
  • ISBN: 971059837
  • Rating: Four Stars
  • Number of Pages: 70
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