Learn to play rock and pop with Rockschool. These specially written arrangements develop the skills and techniques you need to help you achieve your musical goals.
For Rockschool’s 2018-2024 Drums series, Rockschool have commissioned arrangements of titles reflecting popular music’s rich heritage in all its forms and have tailored each piece to make it exactly right for the grade. You can also use titles from Rockschool’s Classics series as part of the syllabus.
The arrangements have been written and performed by top session musicians who have worked with some of the biggest names in rock, metal and pop. The tracks were recorded at Real World’s acclaimed recording studios and feature live instruments and first rate performances for an unrivalled level of feel, authenticity and musicianship.
Santana – Smooth
Stormzy – Standard
Wild Cherry – Play That Funky Music
The Sugarhill Gang – Rappers Delight
Van Halen – You Really Got Me
Cameo – Word Up
6 Rockschool Originals
Band and artist fact files with recommended listening
In-depth walkthroughs of every track
Easy-access downloadable audio
Example tests and exercises