Learning Drums - The Smart Way: Section 1: Beginning Drums with Chris Traylor Chris has performed in many SF Bay Area bands including Semi Deluxe, and the Reflex Blues Band. This section covers everything a beginner needs to know to understand how to play the drums including: Notating Rhythms, Triplet Patterns, Cymbal Techniques, Shuffle Patterns, Rudiments, Quadruplet Patterns, Rock Beats, Enhanced Fills. Section 2: Coordination and Groove with Alan Schechner Alan reveals his unique before-and-after system, "Transformations." Learn, step-by-step, how to transform standard grooves into exciting new rhythmic and melodic variations that will revitalize your music! Learn to: "Transform" Grooves, Break Down Complex Beats, Improve Ambidexterity, Rudiments, Quadruplet Patterns, Rock Beats, Enhanced Fills. Book & CD.