Alfred's Drum Method, Book 1 is the ideal teaching tool to help prepare beginning players for all styles of snare drum and percussion performance. This best-selling book contains 80 pages of excellent sequential instruction covering rudimental studies, roll studies, contest solos, and bass drum and cymbal technique, as well as 23 solos suitable for recitals and contests. This title is available in SmartMusic.

Alfred's Beginning Drumset Method.  This innovative method is a practical approach to playing the drum set. Students start their first lesson by actually playing a beat! The book is divided into two sections: Rock and Jazz. Students will learn how the hi-hat, ride cymbal, snare, and bass drum are used in each style. A play-along CD corresponding to the drum charts is available, but not included in this package.

Mini-Monster Book of Rock Drumming.  This study has everything you always wanted to know about rock drumming. It contains disco beats, coordination exercises, rock breaks, and much more.