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Ultimate Play-Along Drum Trax - Virgil Donati (Book & 2 CDs)Item #: AL.00-0752B
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Written by Virgil Donati.
Ultimate Play-Along/DrumTrax. Drum Instruction. Voicing/Format: Book and Two CDs. 9x12 inches. 103 pages. Published by Alfred Publishing. (AL.00-0752B)
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Finally, the book drummers worldwide have been waiting for, the ultimate drum transcription with audio play-along from drumming pioneer Virgil Donati. This package presents songs selected from two of Virgil's classic recordings, Serious Young Insects (On The Virg) and Universe (Planet X). These explosive compositions, mixed with and without drums, are meticulously transcribed and broken down. Included are several breakout exercises with audio loops and double bass drum performances that have been slowed down for easy understanding and execution. Also included are simple song charts and road maps to follow along with to improve your skills. A must-have for Virgil's fans, this book will take you inside the artistic and rhythmic mind of one of the true inspirational visionaries in the drumming community!
"Want to play like Virgil Donati? Here's your chance to try. This affordable package features eight brain-draining, nicely transcribed charts from Virgil's "On The Virg" album, as well as some of his group Planet X's recordings. The high-quality play-along CDs offer complete songs with drums, plus several slowed-down versions with and without drums. Certain ultra-complex sections are transcribed separately, slowed down, and looped without drums, so you can gradually, painstakingly learn Virgil's parts. In the book, Virgil offers suggestions, simplified play-along charts, and practice exercises to help in your struggle. May the force be with you!"
-Mike Haid, "Modern Drummer" magazine