Mastering the Snare Drum is a comprehensive method developed over many years of teaching and playing, incorporating both traditional and modern techniques. The book includes extensive commentary on the music and techniques in each lesson, making it an exceptional choice for self-study. Current and past lesson reviews also make this book easy to use when studying with a teacher. This method was designed to guide the student swiftly through a variety of concepts to prevent boredom. Still, it thoroughly covers all aspects of playing the snare drum and techniques used in classical music, rock, jazz and more. Beginning with the operation and tuning of the drum and progressing to all facets of technique, this book will provide a wide array of material for all learners. Includes access to online audio.