Anecdotes and music scores by Bill Bruford, drummer in Yes and King Crimson.
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This book is a description of how one drummer, Bill Bruford of Yes, King Crimson, Genesis and U.K. fame, survived the lunacy that accompanies a professional musician's existence and still retained the desire to sit at the drumset and play. It is a compendium of 18 of Bruford's recorded works in notated form, together with scene-setting and some explanation of how and why he arrived at the end product. For the compulsive practisers amongst his readership he has included a few exercises that may or may not be related to the music which precedes them in the chapter. If the narrative casts a somewhat jaundiced eye on the reasons drummers play the things they play the author makes no apologies for that.
Format: paperbackPage count: 136 pagesLanguage: EnglishISBN: 978-1-905792-31-3Dimensions: 27.6 x 20.7 x 0.7 cmPrice (GBP): £9.99Price (USD): $15.00
LIMITED EDITION HARDBACK VERSION: A hardback numbered limited edition of this book was also published. Only 50 copies were offered for sale, each copy hand signed by Bill Bruford.
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