The First 15 Lessons series provides a step-by-step lesson plan for the absolute beginner, complete with audio tracks, video lessons, and real songs! Designed for self-teaching or for use with an instructor, you'll build a solid foundation as you work through each lesson, learning the basics of the instrument and music reading while practicing the many exercises, concepts and song excerpts within. Must-know instruction so you can start playing right away, with a free online metronome! The drum book features lessons on: drumset fundamentals, counting & rhythm basics, music reading, beginning grooves, fills, chart reading, rudiments, The Moeller Method, the shuffle, different time signatures, and listening suggestions. Includes drum beats from 14 songs: Another One Bites the Dust · Babylon Sisters · Bang Bang · Every Breath You Take · Everybody Wants to Rule the World · Free Fallin' · Hold the Line · La Grange · Minute by Minute · (You Make Me Feel Like) a Natural Woman · Sharp Dressed Man · Smells like Teen Spirit · Solsbury Hill · Whipping Post.