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Virgil Donati - Double Bass Drum FreedomAlfred Music Publishing, home to the world's largest percussion print music catalog, proudly announces the distribution of world-renowned drummer Virgil Donati’s newest drum method, Double Bass Drum Freedom.

Virgil Donati is one of the most innovative drummers in the world today. Double Bass Drum Freedom contains tips and secrets to Virgil’s avant-garde approach to the art of double bass drumming. His innovative ideas have been the focus of much attention for many years, and he continues to forge ahead, breaking down barriers, and challenging conventions. Double Bass Drum Freedom provides unique insight and a detailed guide to perfecting double bass drumming through personal exercises that have brought him to this point in his career. Shedding light on precisely what it takes to integrate the pedals with the drum kit, to ultimately turn vision into reality, Double Bass Drum Freedom explores the interpretation and application of various rudimental patterns while developing strong foundational skills and a creative core—using the most practical pattern, single strokes. Also, an audio CD with 94 tracks of examples is included with the book to enhance your practice time.

“Double Bass Drum Freedom is a unique drum method that will have a special place within our extensive percussion catalog,” Bob Durkee, Alfred Music Publishing Director of Distribution, remarked. “Virgil’s skill and knowledge of the art of double bass drumming is clearly demonstrated in this comprehensive guide, and we are thrilled to distribute Double Bass Drum Freedom to the many drummers eager to improve their double bass drumming skills.”

Double Bass Drum Freedom is now available as a book and CD set for $24.95. Pick up your copy at a local music retail store, or buy it today through the Drummer Cafe.