BEGINNERS AND PROS
Based on the combined knowledge and experience of thirty plus drummers, drum and cymbal makers, eTipbook Drums even answers questions you didn’t think of asking. Great stuff for beginners, an inspiring resource for advanced players, and a handy reference for pros.
‘Probably the most important $ 6.99 a drummer will ever spend.’ (John Newey, Music Mart)
Tipbook Drums also sheds a light on the history, the family, and the making of drums and cymbals. An extended index and a glossary are the icing on this percussive cake, rounded off by the classic rudiments and over a hundred basic drum beats in a wide variety of styles. The manual on your instrument? Here it is - and you can even play it!
GREAT DRUMMERS ON TIPBOOK DRUMS
This book should come as standard equipment with every drum set sold. It spells out all of the fundamentals of this contraption we call the Drum Set, and I recommend it to all drummers. (Steve Smith)
I love this book. It has something for everyone – and you can teach an old dog new tricks! (Adam Nussbaum)
READERS ON TIPBOOK DRUMS
If you are just starting to play the drums or if you have been playing for years this is a great book to have. It covers everything. Drums, cymbals, stands, sticks, how drums are made. The list goes on. You will not be disappointed. A must have book if you are a drummer.
These books of Mr. Hugo Pinksterboer are very useful. One can learn new things, even if you think that you don't need additional information.
I've been playing drums for about 14 years now and this book helps me out a little more, goes into detail about certain products, it even is up to date on a lot of the new equipment that is out. I strongly suggest this book to anyone that wants more info on drums, and the functions of certain products. I’m serious, drummers need this book to add to their collection, or better yet to start their collection.
Comprehensive approach; easy-to-follow layout makes these Tipbooks a joy to read. (Music Trades)
Probably the most important $ 14.95 a drummer will ever spend. Absolutely loaded with insider tips and detailed drawings. (Music Mart)
Every drum shop should have this book on their counter. It would save everybody a lot of time. (Percussive Notes)
Accurate and up-to-date information. If I were a beginning drummer, I would devour this book cover to cover. (Modern Drummer)
Each Tipbook volume is small in size but rich in information, suitable for student and
professional. (Muzik Etc)
eTipbook Drums tells you all about drum lessons, drum teachers, practice pads, hearing protection, the influence of shell thickness, shell material, shell construction, and hardware on the sound of drums; it covers tension hoops, snare mechanisms (throw offs), lugs, tension rods, RIMS, bass drum pedals, double pedals, hi-hat pedals, double-braced hardware, drum racks, drum heads, mylar, drum sticks, brushes, mallets, ride cymbals, crash cymbals, splashes, china cymbals and flat rides, rivets, drum tuning, muffling drums, pre-owned drums, K. Zildjian cymbals, electronic drums, mesh heads, pads, drum modules, hybrid drums, making drums, making cymbals, and a lot more.