Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Trommeskole Tønsberg

Vintage Drum Method

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 (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 – Modern Drum Method (Carl E. Gardner)

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 Drum Major’s Manual (Ludwig & Ludwig)
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 (George Lawrence Stone)  
1932 – The Ludwig Drum Corps Guide (Ludwig & Ludwig)
1933 – Drum Corps Guide (The Premier Drum Co.)
1935 – Stick Control for the Snare Drummer (George Lawrence Stone)
1936 – Drum Corps Method (Edward B. Straight)
1937 – The Art of Drumming (J. Burns Moore)
1937 – NARD 150 Rudimental Drum Solos (Ludwig & Ludwig)
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)

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 – Drummology (Andrew V. Scott)
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)
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)
1947 – Advanced Paradiddle Exercises (Dave Tough)
1949 – Modern Contest Solos (John S. Pratt)

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)
1952 – The Junior Drummer (Charley Wilcoxon)
1955 – Modern School for Snare Drum (Morris Goldenberg)
1955 – Drum Instructor (Earl S. Sturtze)
1956 – The Drummer’s Heritage (Frederick Fennell)
1958 – Syncopation for the Modern Drummer (Ted Reed)
1958 – Modern and Authentic Drum Rhythms (Gene Krupa – Cozy Cole – Wm. V. Kessler)
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)

1960 – The 26 Traditional American Drumming Rudiments (John S. Pratt)
1961 – Accents and Rebounds for the Snare Drummer (George Lawrence Stone)
1962 – The Ludwig Drum Method (Ludwig Drum Company)
1962 – Drumming Plus Hummin a Tune (Charley Wilcoxon)
1963 – Modern Reading Text in 4/4 (Louie Bellson)
1963 – New Directions in Rhythm (Joe Morello)
1965 – Drum Solos and Fills Book II (Ted Reed)
1966 – Drum Primer (Louie Bellson)
1966 – The New Time Signatures in Jazz Drumming (Ed Shaughnessy)
1966 – Off the Record (Joe Morello)
1967 – Rudimental Jazz (Joe Morello)
1967 – Snare Drum Method Book I (Vic Firth)
1968 – Snare Drum Method Book II (Vic Firth)
1968 – Odd Time Reading Text (Louie Bellson)

1971 – Advanced Techniques for the Modern Drummer Vol. 2 (Jim Chapin)

1983 – Master Studies I (Joe Morello)

1996 – It’s Your Move: Motions and Emotions (Dom Famularo)

2006 – Master Studies II (Joe Morello)

2017 – Camp Duty Update (Claus Hessler)