This book demonstrates the role of the left foot as an important facet of learning to play drumset. You'll learn to develop better timing and consistency through a series of exercises designed to improve four-way coordination. The book covers a wide range of topics, from basic music reading and notation to advanced beats and fills. Both rock and jazz styles are highlighted, including exercises to help enhance double bass drumming technique and promote independence. The accompanying CD fatures 50+ tracks demonstrating many of the exercises in the book.