The Sly Hat
The hi-hat foot is usually used for keeping steady time under what you are playing, but it can be used for so much more.
What People are Saying
Former Head of Percussion at Berklee College of Music
“Taylor Friesth's book, The Sly Hat, offers a uniquely interesting perspective on this fascinating topic and delves deeply into the vast possibilities of incorporating the hi-hat foot into the drumset.”
Steve Miller Band
Former Head of Percussion at McNally Smith College of Music
"The Sly Hat by Taylor Friesth explores creative ways of incorporating the hi-hat into your drumming vocabulary. His methodical approach makes these concepts very accessible and attainable. If you are looking for a new way to spice up your grooves, I recommend you check this book out!"
Professor at Berklee College of Music
"If you are looking for a process to help you unlock the potential of your hi-hat foot you need to look no further than Taylor Friesth’s book, “The Sly Hat.” Through a series of logical developmental steps and many different drumming styles, these exercises bring much better control and facility of this integral part of the instrument to your palette. This is a text well worth your time and interest."