(Drum Instruction). Designed for anyone just learning to play the drumset, this comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner's method is based on years of teaching drum students of all ages. This compilation includes both Books 1 and 2, hours of audio tracks for demonstration and play-along, and video lessons by drum master Gregg Bissonette! Lessons in Book 1 include: drum setup & fundamentals * tuning & maintenance * basic music reading * grips & strokes * coordination & basic techniques * basic beats for many styles of music * 8th notes, 16th notes, dotted notes & triplets * drum fills * and more. Lessons in Book 2 include: limb independence * half-time grooves * syncopation * funk grooves * ghost notes * jazz drumming * chart reading * drum soloing * brush playing * and much more.