The Tipbook Series books are handy, accessible, thorough and convenient guides for players who want to get the most out of their instrument. They are written in collaboration with and proofread by musicians, teachers, technicians and other experts, for beginners, students and advanced players. Features include: lessons, teachers and practicing, all jargon explained, basic background information, price indications, the history and the family of the instrument, and more. The drum book covers topics such as selecting and play-testing drums and cymbals, buying sticks, heads and hardware, tuning, and a drummer's glossary. "Probably the most important $9.95 a drummer will ever spend. Absolutely loaded with insider tips and detailed drawings." (John Newey, Music Mart) 134 pages.