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Books for Steel Band Drumset/Engine Room

The books below address a wide variety of styles including those from the Caribbean islands and Cuba as well as those from Brazil. All of these styles are encountered in steel band; settings; however, you might start out with the Fanfant and Walker and add the others as you go.

  • Afro-Caribbean Grooves for Drumset by Jean-Phillippe Fanfant
  • Brazilian Coordination for Drumset by Maria Martinez
  • Practical Applications: Afro-Caribbean Rhythms for the Drum Set by Chuck Silverman
  • Afro-Cuban Percussion and Drumset by Ed Uribe
  • Brazilian Percussion and Drumset by Ed Uribe
  • World Jazz Drumming by Mark Walker