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Polyrhythmic Potential

Check out this book from drummer Chris Pennie!

Polyrhythmic Potential By Chris Pennie with Joe Bergamini

Polyrhythmic Potential
By Chris Pennie
With Joe Bergamini

With both educational material and note-for-note transcriptions, this unique book reveals the polyrhythmic concepts employed by one of today’s hottest players. The first half of the book contains step-by-step analysis of various polyrhythms and their applications, while the second half contains transcriptions of select tracks from the Dillinger Escape Plan album Miss Machine, showing the ideas in action.

Cd includes MP3 audio files of tracks minus drums and drums only examples, plus Reason files that can be sped up and slowed down on your computer as you learn them!

Topics include:

Sticking Polyrhythms
Rhythmic Scales
Rudiment Grooves
Double Bass Paradiddle Grooves
Ostinato Polyrhythms
and more…

Play-along songs:

Panasonic Youth
Sunshine the Werewolf
Phone Home
Setting Fire to Sleeping Giants
Baby’s First Coffin

Polyrhythmic Potential can be purchased directly from the Theodore Presser Company. The number is 1-800-854-6764 and it can also be ordered online at The book is also available in a lot of book shops and music shops like Guitar Center.

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Thanks to Joe Bergamini for the cover image.