Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Trommeskole Tønsberg

Chronology

DRUM METHOD CHRONOLOGY

1886 – The Trumpet And Drum Instruction (John Philip Sousa)
1898 – Imperial Method For The Drum (Harry A. Bower)

1908 – Dodge Drum Chart (Frank E. Dodge)
1909 – Dodge Drum School For Drums, Bells, Xylophone And Tympani (Frank E. Dodge)

1911 – The Harry A. Bower System For The Drums, Bells, Xylophone, Timpani (Harry A. Bower)
1917 – The American Drummer (Edward B. Straight)
1918 – Military Drummer (Carl E. Gardner)
1919 – The Gardner Modern Method For Drums, Cymbals & Accesories (Carl E. Gardner)

1922 – Ragtime And Jazz – The Straight System Of Double Drumming (Edward B. Straight)
1922 – Straight’s Modern Syncopated Rhythms For Drums (Edward B. Straight)
1923 – The Lesson File (Edward B. Straight)
1923 – Analysis 6/8 Time (Edward B. Straight)
1924 – The Modern Drummer (Harry Johnson)
1924 – The Drum Major’s Manual (Ludwig & Ludwig)
1925 – Modern Dance Rhythm (Andrew V. Scott)
1925 – Ludwig Elementary Drum Method (Andrew V. Scott)
1925 – Progressive Studies For Snare Drum (Carl E. Gardner)
1925 – The Moeller Book – The Art Of Snare Drumming (Sanford Augustus Moeller)
1928 – The Ludwig Drum And Bugle Manual (Ludwig & Ludwig)
1929 – 50 Hot Cymbal Breaks And 70 Modern Drum Beats (Ralph Smith)

1930 – Leedy Beginner Drum Method (Leedy Drums)
1931 – Military Drum Beats For The Drum Corps (George Lawrence Stone)  
1931 – The Slingerland Drum Corps Handbook (Slingerland)
1932 – The Ludwig Drum Corps Guide (Ludwig & Ludwig)
1932 – Learning Rhythm Through Feeling By The Use Of The Miessner Rhyth-O-Phone (W. Otto Miessner)
1932 – Method For Teaching Time & Couting (Chesley & Virginia Mills)
1933 – Drum Corps Guide (The Premier Drum Co.)
1933 – Modern Drum Studies (Simon Sternburg)
1935 – Stick Control For The Snare Drummer (George Lawrence Stone)
1935 – Rhythm Band Direction (Miss Lyravine Votaw)
1936 – Drum Corps Method (Edward B. Straight)
1936 – Drum Technique In The Band And Orchestra (Ludwig & Ludwig)
1937 – The Art Of Drumming (J. Burns Moore)
1937 – NARD 150 Rudimental Drum Solos (Ludwig & Ludwig)
1937 – Premier Modern Tutor For Drums, Cymbals & Accessories (Eric Little)
1937 – Drum Method Book I (Haskell W. Harr)
1937 – Dixieland Drumming Instruction (Ray Bauduc)
1938 – Gene Krupa Drum Method (Gene Krupa)
1938 – Drum Method Book II (Haskell W. Harr)
1939 – Drum Solos (Haskell W. Harr)

1940 – 150 Progressive Drum Rhythms (Ray Bauduc)
1940 – Swing Drumming (William F. Ludwig Jr)
1940 – Elementary Dance Drumming (William F. Ludwig Jr)
1940 – Standard Snare Drum Method (Benjamin Podemski)
1940 – Drumology (Andrew V. Scott)
1940 – The Legionnaire Drummer (Eugene V. Clark)
1941 – Modern Orchestra Drum Technique (Cozy Cole)
1941 – Modern Rudimental Swing Solos (Charley Wilcoxon)
1942 – Complete Drum Instructor (William F. Ludwig)
1942 – Collection Drum Solos – March Beats, Duets And Ensembles (William F. Ludwig)
1942 – Modern Interpretation Of Snare Drum Rudiments (Buddy Rich)
1944 –
Drum Method Rudimental And Swing (Charley Wilcoxon)
1945 – The All American Drummer 150 Rudimental Solos (Charley Wilcoxon)
1946 – The Musical Drummer Book I and II (Louie Bellson)
1946 – The Science Of Drumming – Book I and II (Gene Krupa)
1947 – Advanced Paradiddle Exercises (Dave Tough)
1948 – Advanced Techniques For The Modern Drummer (Jim Chapin)
1948 – WFL Drum Corps Manual (Ludwig Drum Company)
1948 – Sensational Drum Book: A Complete Modern Drum Method (Cozy Cole – William V. Kessler)
1949 – Modern Contest Solos (John S. Pratt)
1949 – Latin-American Rhythm Instruments And How To Play Them (Humberto Morales)

1951 – Solos & Duets For Snare Drums (Louis Bellson)
1951 – 6 Concert Drum Solos And 4 Duets (Louis Bellson)
1951 – Wrist & Finger Stroke Control (Charley Wilcoxon)
1951 – Drum Cadences For All Occasions (William Schinstine – Fred Hoey)
1952 – My Life At The Drums (William F. Ludwig)
1952 – The Junior Drummer (Charley Wilcoxon)
1953 – Futuristic Drum Solos (William J. Schinstine)
1955 – Modern School For Snare Drum (Morris Goldenberg)
1955 – Drum Instructor (Earl S. Sturtze)
1956 – The Drummer’s Heritage (Frederick Fennell)
1957 – Design For The Drumset (Don Lamond)
1958 – Syncopation For The Modern Drummer (Ted Reed)
1958 – Modern Jazz Drumming (William F. Ludwig Jr.)
1958 – Introduction To The Drum Set Book I (Charles Perry)
1958 – Modern And Authentic Drum Rhythms (Gene Krupa – Cozy Cole – Wm. V. Kessler)
1958 – Breeze-Easy Method (John Kinyon)
1958 – Finger Control (Roy Burns – Lewis Malin)
1958 – Topsy II – Turvy II Drum Transcriptions (Cozy Cole)
1959 – Ancient Rudimental Snare And Bass Drum Solos (John S. Pratt)
1959 – 128 Rudimental Street Beats (John S. Pratt)
1959 – Drum Solos And Fill-Ins Book I (Ted Reed)
1959 – Rolling In Rhythm (Charley Wilcoxon)
1959 – Developing Drum Breaks And Fill-Ins (Sonny Igoe)

1960 – The 26 Traditional American Drumming Rudiments (John S. Pratt)
1960 – Reading By Recognition (Joseph Leavitt)
1960 – Rogers Marching Taps (Stan Krell)
1960 – Accents And Rebounds For The Snare Drummer (George Lawrence Stone)
1961 – New Variations And Drum Solos In 4 Volumes (Ralph C. Pace)
1962 – The Ludwig Drum Method (Ludwig Drum Company)
1962 – Complete Instruction In Dance Drumming (Jake Jerger)
1962 – Drumming Plus Hummin A Tune (Charley Wilcoxon)
1962 – Tricks Of The Trade (Don Osborne)
1962 – Practical Percussion Studies (Bob Tilles)
1963 – 4 Way Coordination (Marvin Dahlgren & Elliot Fine)
1963 – The Mighty Two (Louis Bellson & Gene Krupa)
1963 – The Rhythms Of Contemporary Music (Joseph Leavitt)
1963 – Modern Reading Text In 4/4 (Louie Bellson)
1963 – New Directions In Rhythm (Joe Morello)
1963 – The Art Of Playing The Cymbals (Sam Denov)
1964 – Bass Drum Control (Colin Bailey)
1965 – Drum Solos And Fills Book II (Ted Reed)
1965 – The New Conception (Morris Lang)
1965 – How To Play Rock ‘N Roll Drums (Palmer-Hughes)
1966 – Drum Primer (Louie Bellson)
1966 – Play Drums Like (Louis Bellson)
1966 – The New Time Signatures In Jazz Drumming (Ed Shaughnessy)
1966 – Off The Record (Joe Morello)
1967 – Rudimental Jazz (Joe Morello)
1967 – Fill-Ins For The Progressive Drummer (Angello Stella)
1967 – Snare Drum Method Book I (Vic Firth)
1968 – Snare Drum Method Book II (Vic Firth)
1968 – Odd Time Reading Text (Louie Bellson)
1968 – Count ‘Em… “9” Heads (Jake Jerger)
1968 – The Popular Rock Drummer (Gary Chester)
1969 – The Sound Of Rock ‘n Roll (Ralph C. Pace)

1971 – Advanced Techniques For The Modern Drummer Vol. 2 (Jim Chapin)