Partial Gridding (Book)
Partial Gridding is a book full of gridding exercises for rudimental percussionists. This book includes information about Accents Down Gridding, Accents Around Gridding, Two Partial Gridding, Three Partial Gridding, Four Partial Gridding, the 4-2-1 Sequence, Buzz Rolls, Diddle Embellishments, Flam Embellishments, Orchestral Approaches, Modern Marching Approaches, and much more. Through the use of visual diagrams, and a vast collection of exercises, this is a great book for any rudimental performer.
Book Size: 8.5" X 11"
BENEFITS OF PARTIAL GRIDDING:
- Learn more about Gridding and the Gridding Formula.
- Develop chops and hand speed.
- Learn primers for Hybrid Rudiments like Cheese, Flam Drags, and Flam Fives.
- Play with great height separation.
- Master Buzz, Diddle, and Flam embellishment demands.
- Structure your practice effectively.
- Practice essential percussion fundamentals.
- Understand the 4-2-1 format.
- Understand 8th Notes, Triplets, and 16th notes with embellishments.
- Develop long term endurance.
- Break things down and understand every partial of your music.
- Master hand to hand flams.
- Master two height hands together passages.
- Develop stroke types.
- Play clean with other drummers by matching embellishment approach.
- Build muscle memory & mental focus.
The exercises in this book bring you through a wide variety of demands. With over 300 variations, working through this book will develop your chops in an incredible way.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
What Is Gridding?
Accents Down Gridding
Accents Around Gridding
Two Partial Gridding
Three Partial Gridding
Four Partial Gridding
The 4-2-1 Sequence
HOW TO USE THIS BOOK
A WORD TO THE RUDIMENTAL DRUMMER
To the orchestral drummer
To the modern field drummer
PARTIAL GRIDDING GLOSSARY
Multiple Bounce Roll
CHAPTER 01: BUZZ
2 Partial / Accents Down / Buzz
2 Partial / Accents Around / Buzz
3 Partial / Accents Down / Buzz
3 Partial / Accents Around / Buzz
4 Partial / Accents Down / Buzz
4 Partial / Accents Around / Buzz
CHAPTER 02: DIDDLE
2 Partial / Accents Down / Diddle
2 Partial / Accents Around / Diddle
3 Partial / Accents Down / Diddle
3 Partial / Accents Around / Diddle
4 Partial / Accents Down / Diddle
4 Partial / Accents Around / Diddle
CHAPTER 03: FLAM
2 Partial / Accents Down / Flam
2 Partial / Accents Around / Flam
3 Partial / Accents Down / Flam
3 Partial / Accents Around / Flam
4 Partial / Accents Down / Flam
4 Partial / Accents Around / Flam
This book is also available as a digital download.