Drum Grillbook

Ancel Klooster, Peter Deiman

Groove + Fill =  Grill

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Drum Grillbook, by Ancel Klooster and Peter Deiman is a new approach to develop craft and creativity on the drum set in a structural way. By using the “Groove + Fill = Grill formula”you can find your own drumsound!

Grills : Groove + Fill =  Grill. Expand the use of groupings to playing “Grills”. A combination of grooves and fills; now the grooves get more variation (colour) and the fills get more continuity (pulse).

  • More than 255 exercises and songs, with 100+ Videos.
  • Melodic phrases based on groupings, advanced techniques made accessible, from intermediate to professional level.
  • Recommended by the worlds best educators, with clear structure, improve your reading while playing.
  • Develop your own creativity, color your grills and: Find your own drumsound!

The Grillbook (with a blink to the famous Cookbook) offers the serious drum student from medium to professional level a lot of exercises to learn and to develop more independence, technique and a new approach to becoming a better reader. The clear structure will help to practice a lot of new grooves, fills and especially: Grills!

eBook | 144 Pages |Includes Video

The Authors

Ancel Klooster (writer) and Peter Deiman (co-writer) are professional drummers and drumteachers from the Netherlands who have studied classical percussion and drums in Groningen and New York. They have performed in rock-, pop-, jazz-, brass- and big bands across Europe, USA, Asia and Australia. Their longtime educational experience led to the release of the Drum Grillbook.

Recommendations :

Peter Erskine – Thornton School of Music USC Los Angeles: “A brilliant method with challenging exercises”.

Adam Nussbaum – Drummers Collective New York: “A very thought provoking document”.

Jim ‘Dr. Funk’ Payne – Berklee College of Music Boston: “This book has a lot of great material, I recommend it highly”.

Rene Creemers (Drumbassadors) – Artez Conservatory Arnhem: “A good method with clear ideas of developing coordination, phrasing and creativity.”

Dre Pallemaerts – Conservatories Paris and Brussels: “A method with a very interesting approach to modular practicing”.

Michael Lauren – Professor of Drum set Studies Lisbon and Barcelona: “An excellent book, helpful to both reading and non-reading drummers”.

Alex Acuna – Latin/fusion legend: “A great tool with good sense of time and musicality.”

Dom Famularo – Global Drum Ambassador: “Be prepared to be challenged!

Claus Hessler – Worldwide clinician: “Really useful concepts to transfer rhythmic formulas into music, thumbs up!’



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