I'm a big fan of all Peter Erskine's books. This one is great for beginners. Also worth checking out Book 2 & 3.More Info
This one is great for musicans of any instrument. There are more words than musical examples (usually the best kind).
No musical examples AT ALL in this one! Plenty of good advice of all kinds relating to drumming. Any musican would probably find this useful.More Info
A "must-have" for any aspiring jazz drummer.
John Riley explains things very clearly.More info
The sequel to the previous book - this one talks more about modern jazz drumming.
If you are new to jazz drumming, get the other one first.
A collection of John Riley's 'Modern Drummer' Magazine articles. This book is as good as his other three.More info
I've never seen a book quite like this one. It gives good advice on how to deal with what goes on in your head when you're performing. The author, Kenny Werner, is a great jazz pianist.More Info
This one is written for guitarists but again, is a great book no matter what instrument you play.More Info
A great course of 4 books for snare drum & drum kit by drummer Eddie John. This is ideal for those starting out and has very clear explanations on how to read music.More Info