Part I: Setting a Solid Foundation.
Chapter 1: Drum Basics.
Chapter 2: I’ve Got Rhythm . . . .
Chapter 3: Tapping into Drumming Techniques.
Chapter 4: Getting a Handle on Hand Drumming Techniques.
Part II: Digging into the Drumset.
Chapter 5: Settling In Behind the Drumset.
Chapter 6: Rolling into Rock Drumming.
Chapter 7: Beating the Blues.
Chapter 8: Rallying Around R&B and Funk.
Chapter 9: Swinging into Jazz.
Chapter 10: Looking at Latin and Caribbean Styles.
Chapter 11: Ratcheting up Your Rock Drumming.
Part III: Dressing up Your Drumset Skills.
Chapter 12: Getting Into the Groove.
Chapter 13: Expressing Yourself with Fills and Licks.
Chapter 14: Flying Solo.
Part IV: Pounding Out the Beat: Traditional Drums and Percussion.
Chapter 15: Handling Hand Drums.
Chapter 16: Singling Out Stick-Played Drums.
Chapter 17: Shake, Rattle, and Roll: Exploring Other Percussion Instruments.
Chapter 18: Jamming with World Rhythms.
Part V: Choosing, Tuning, and Caring for Your Drums.
Chapter 19: Decision Time: Selecting a Drum of Your Own.
Chapter 20: Tuning and Maintaining Your Drums.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Expand Your Drumming Horizons.
Chapter 22: Ten Tips for Finding a Drum Instructor.
Appendix: How to Use the CD.