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Learn Pipe Band Drumming Book - Volume 1

James Laughlin's Guide to Pipe Band Drumming - The Essentials Volume One eBook


learn pipe band drumming book, scottish drumming bookThe perfect start for any pipe band side drummer. Written by 7-time World Champion pipe band drummer, James Laughlin. This book is used by thousands of drummers throughout the world, including the World Champion Pipe Band, St. Andrews College. Whether you are an absolute beginner, an intermediate player trying to improve the basics, or a drummer with a different background dabbling in Scottish drumming for the first time, this 66 page e-book and 43 track MP3 accompaniment outlines pipe band snare drumming from the very basics of learning how to hold the sticks, understanding basic theory, developing basic rhythms, mastering the essential rudiments and learning your first drum settings.


What do you get?

- 66 Page E-Book of Structured Drumming Education

- 43 Audio Tracks in MP3 format



 Who uses the Guide to Pipe Band Drumming E-Book?

  • People wanting to learn the Scottish Snare Drum
  • Pipe Band Drumming Tutors wanting to teach from a structured book
  • Drum-Kit and Percussion Professionals
  • Pipe Bands and Educational Organisations

So what is actually in the E-Book?

The book has been structured in a way that takes the student through a step-by-step process on learning to play the Scottish Snare drum. Each exercise has also been recorded to aid the learning process.

- Split into 14 Chapters

- Music Theory

- Traditional Drumming Grip

- Basic Drumming Rudiments - Doubles, Paradiddles, Drum Rolls etc

- Advanced Drumming Rudiments - Swiss Ruffs, Ratamacues, Drags

- A collection of Scottish Snare Drum Tunes


What are Customers saying?

"I have always wanted to learn Scottish Snare Drumming - my family's heritage is Scottish. This eBook was amazing, and allowed me to master the basics, get onto a drum and play in a pipe band! All of this in less than a year!"Michelle T,  USA


"Years of bad habits - broken! James Laughlin's Guide to Pipe Band Drumming fixed a lot of the fundamental mistakes I have been making for over 20 years. He has a very special way of presenting Scottish drumming in a simplistic and informative manner" - Patrick D, N.Ireland


"The eBook comes with a hige amout of Audio tracks - they were so helpful as I am not a good reader of music. This book has opened so many doors for my drumming."Sean G, Canada


"I downloaded the book, and now use it on my iPad and iPhone - an awesome resource when I have time to spare. Sitting on the train I can be looking through the book and tapping through the exercises with my fingers. Thank-you James!!!!!" - Steven M, Scotland


Why not take a peak at a free preview of the Guide to Pipe Band Drumming E-Book? Click here for a very quick glance inside the book!


Do you want to challenge yourself and take your drumming to the next level? Together, the book & audio tracks work as a powerful tool of self-improvement to help you discover the talent within.


Regular Price - $39.99 

Current E-Special - $29.99 

(that's a saving of 25%)

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