Ruff Notes Publishing

"The Rudimental Drummer" and "The Beckham Book" are now back in print!!!

The Rudimental Drummer

If you like the snare exercises from hell found on this site you'll love "The Rudimental Drummer". This 4th print edition contains 150 extremely difficult etudes !PLUS! it contains the winning 1999, 2000, 2001 & 2003 DCA Individual Snare solo, "XLR8-2". This book will challenge the most accomplished rudimentalist.

The Beckham Book

The 4th edition of "The Beckham Book" contains 20 competitive snare solos, ranging from grade 1 to grade 8, plus 3 challenging rudimental snare duets. A great book to measure your drumming progress.

Fortissimo T-Shirts

The T-shirts with the Fortissimo logo are available again!!! The shirts are black with the Fortissimo logo on front, white letters with red fill. On the back you can specify either slogan, "If Rudimental Drumming Were Easy it Would be Orchestral", or "Rudimental drumming ain't for Wimps!!!"

RudimentalDrumming.com Jackets

RudimentalDrumming.Com Embroidered Jacket!

The Basic Technique of Rudimental Drumming

Inquire About Book

The Technique & Mechanics of Competitive Rudimental Snare Drumming

Inquire About Book

Cappio System of Rudimental Drumming

Order Art Cappio's book and snare drum solos from:

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