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Learn an Instrument: Drums, Percussion, and Wind Instruments
Learn to bang out rhythms on a drum kit or other percussion instrument, make a saxophone or harmonica cry or sing, or master the sweet sounds of the flute or clarinet.
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Title: You Can Play Harmonica
Author: Appleby, Amy
ISBN: 0825615178
Call Number: 788.9 AP52Y
Notes: Learn the basics of blues, jazz, rock, pop, and classical harmonica performance with solo and improvising techniques for all musical styles. CD includes song arrangements and exercises to play along with.

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Title: Pro Art Clarinet Method
Author: Benham, Charles
ISBN: 0769223052
Call Number: 788.6207 B436P
Notes: First (and second) year clarinet course for individual or class instruction.

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Title: How to Play Drums: Everything You Need to Know to Play the Drums
Author: Blades, James
ISBN: 0312288603
Call Number: 789.1 B569H2
Notes: Easy-to-follow instructions and practice exercises guide you through the basics like drum kit setup, using practice pad, reading notation, and rudimentary rhythm. Includes instructions for tambourine, claves, congas, timpani, and many other drums as well.

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Title: Mel Bay's Saxophone Method
Author: Cooper, Bob
ISBN: 0786605308
Call Number: 788.6607 C787M
Notes: Comprehensive sax method covering key studies, rhythm studies, vibrato, fingering, chord and scale etudes, solos, and high-register studies. Includes solo and duet pieces and applies to any saxophone.

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Title: Mel Bay's Clarinet Method
Author: Hittler, Lou
ISBN: 1562220063
Call Number: 788.6207 H638MM
Notes: Especially useful for the student who wants to play all styles of contemporary music, emphasizing the basic fundamentals of good performance. Includes solo and duet material and original technical studies, and high register studies.

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Title: Mel Bay's Flute Method
Author: Hittler, Lou
ISBN: 1562220101
Call Number: 788.5107 H638MM
Notes: Step-by-step method for flute containing solos, exercises, scales, duets, and range studies, all arranged to provide in-depth instruction for beginners with photos and key diagrams. Pieces range from sacred melodies to classical and ragtime.

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Title: All About Congas: Everything You Need to Know to Start Playing Now
Author: Kalani
ISBN: 0739033492
Call Number: 789.1071 K124ALC
Notes: History, tuning, maintenance, techniques, and exercises for congas with an enhanced CD featuring demonstrations of all rhythms, techniques, and tuning instructions.

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Title: The Art of Bop Drumming
Author: Riley, John
ISBN: 089898890X
Call Number: 789.0107 R453AR
Notes: Comprehensive book and audio presentation covering time playing, comping, charts, soloing, brushes, and more jazz essentials with text, music, and pertinent quotes.

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Title: Drums for Dummies
Author: Strong, Jeff
ISBN: 0471794112
Call Number: 789.0107 ST88D2
Notes: Interactive book-and-CD package with information on contemporary rock styles and beats from around the world. You’ll learn to play basic rhythms, tune and maintain your drums, and explore other percussion instruments, and more! Accompanying CD includes rhythms and beats to play along with.