This book/CD pack is designed for drummers of all styles and levels, as well as recording engineers and producers. It contains step-by-step instructions along with over 35 professional photos that allow you to see the tools and tuning techniques up close. The 29-track companion CD contains demos for listening, so you can read and hear the differences in sounds. Covers: preparation; drumhead basics; drum construction and head properties; tom-toms; snare drum; bass drum; the drum set as one instrument; drum sounds and tuning over the years; when to change heads; and more. Featured in Modern Drummer's 2003 Product Extravaganza!