This book contains everything a drummer needs to prepare for the performance and technical work components of Trinity drum kit exams from Initial to Grade 2 in 2020-2023. Encompassing a wider range of styles than ever before, the syllabus allows candidates to follow distinct stylistic pathways – jazz, funk, latin, musical theatre – with all performance pieces at this level specifically written for the syllabus by leading drum kit educators and performers.
Performance notes are included for each piece, along with rudiments and new exercises for each grade.
Act One Beginners (Chris Burgess)
On the Right Foot (Chris Burgess)
Caribbean Sunset (Mike Osborn)
Blues for Inclusion (Clark Tracey)
Grunk Funk (Mike Osborn)
About Time (Clark Tracey)
Broadway Bounce (Chris Burgess)
Gunning for Funk (Mike Osborn)
In Seine (Mike Osborn)
Soul Babes (Clark Tracey)
Three Wise Monkeys (Chris Burgess)
Count Me In (Clark Tracey)
Lava Lamp (Chris Burgess)
NY Nights (Chris Burgess)
Cherry Blue (Mike Osborn)
Gently Does It (Clark Tracey)
Triple Decker (Chris Burgess)
No No Ñañigo (Mike Osborn)
Alternative pieces can be found in Introducing Drum Kit and Raise the Bar Drum Kit.