Block Rockin" Beats has tons of cool grooves and fills for the intermediate to advanced drummer. This book reflects recent musical trends by focusing on funky rock, hip hop, jungle and drum "n" bass influenced patterns for the drum kit. As time marches on, popular music continues to evolve and change. Block Rockin" Beats is designed to give the drummer more ideas and tools to help function in a musical environment that was not only influenced by jazz, blues, gospel, country, soul, latin and funk styles, but also shaped by D.J.s, samplers and electronic music. Drummers are often called upon now to replace or add to programmed drums in the recording studio. For live shows, live drumming might be melded together with electronic elements or D.J.s, or both Rock and popular music are incorporating so many different elements and styles at this point, it" s hard to keep track! Update your rhythmic vocabulary with some Block Rockin" Beats. ©2006, 80 pages.