Featuring Tommy Igoe
Featuring world-renowned drummer, solo artist, author and educator, Tommy Igoe, Getting Started on Drums is an entertaining and educational way for beginning drummers to learn the right way to play - right from the start.
Unpacking your new drums
The Bass Drum
The Bass Drum Pedal
The Snare Drum
The "Power Square"
Cymbals and Stands
The final "Tune-Up"
How to choose, hold and use your sticks
How to control your pedals
Sit in on a lesson on Basic Coordination
Three grooves you can play right now!
Four cool drum fills
Three "Play Along" songs you can jam with
Tips on your next steps
Tommy plays a tune
Tommy Igoe has been drumming since the age of 2 and, since turning pro at 18, has toured and recorded with artists such as Lauryn Hill, Stanley Jordan, Art Garfunkel and many others. A first-call musician in the New York studio-recording scene, Tommy continues to perform the drumset parts he created for the hit Broadway musical "The Lion King". Tommy plays DW Drums, Pedals & Hardware, Zildjian Cymbals, Vic Firth Drumsticks, LP Percussion and Attack Drumheads.