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    1. Hand Drums for Beginners, Book & Enhanced CD
      Hand Drums for Beginners, Book & Enhanced CD
      John Marshall
      Alfred Publishing Co., Inc. / 2000 / Trade Paperback
      $9.99 Retail: $17.50 Save 43% ($7.51)

    This book teaches everything you need to know to get started playing djembe, conga, pandeiro, dumbek frame drum and riq. Starting with an introduction to the various families of drums throughout the world and basic drum notation, the author takes you from holding each instrument to playing appropriate world rhythms on each. You'll learn about Nigerian Frekoba; West African Djoli; the Latin Samba; Moroccan folk rhythms; Arabic Dawr Hindy and much more! The easy, step-by-step approach will quickly have you playing rhythms from all over the world.

    A CD demonstrating all the examples and for playing along is included. Recommended for ages 14 through adult.

    1. Songwriting for Beginners, Book Only
      Songwriting for Beginners, Book Only
      Alfred Publishing Co., Inc. / 1997 / Trade Paperback
      $6.99 Retail: $7.95 Save 12% ($0.96)
      1 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
      Availability: In Stock
      Stock No: WW314840

    An easy beginning method, a friendly step-by-step approach, introduces the fundamentals of writing music and lyrics, for beginning songwriters in all styles of music, easy-to-read guitar and keyboard diagrams, teaches copyright basics for songs. Anyone can get started learning how to write a song with this user-friendly basic method. No matter what style of music you enjoy, get ready to develop your creativity with the first-ever, fun, basic method for songwriting. Recommended for ages 14 through adult.