A couple of days ago I shared a short clip with some hand & foot combinations using the classic Stick Control. This application, inspired by Alan Dawson’s method, utilizes the first 12 exercises of the “72 Single Beat Combinations” (you could use the rest of the exercises, from p. 5 to p. 7) applied on the … More Stick Control Revisited: Drumset Application
Transcriptions are very useful to study and learning the groove and the drum fills of the original track. We may be able to provide the material you need with a fast and professional service. The material is provided in PDF format or if requested any graphic format (GIF, JPEG, PNG, etc.). Delivery times varies drastically … More Drum Transcription Requests
In this short clip I play some hand & foot combinations using Stick Control, application inspired by Alan Dawson’s method. I’ll post a series of exercises about this combinations very soon, stay tuned!
Hi folks… Wow, after a busy time here I’m with a new transcription just for you. Previously I shared on this blog the entire Bailey’s work on Since I Fell for You, talking about his essential and clear drumming… here’s another tune from the same album. Messin’ Around is a 12-bar blues composed by the jazz organist … More Donald Bailey – Messin’ Around
Edward Blackwell (1929 – 1992) was one of the pioneer of the free jazz drumming, born in New Orleans he was known for his extensive work with Ornette Coleman. His musical roots, however, were extremely different, from New Orleans second line drumming to the Blues, Big Band swing, the music of the Mardi Gras Indians, Caribbean music … More Ed Blackwell – Complete Communion (Drum Solo)
Hi folks, here’s the full drum sheet music for Hold The Line by Toto from the album Toto (1978), with Jeff Porcaro on drums. For purchasing the transcription go here: https://sellfy.com/p/LwcJ/ For any request you can contact me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
In this third and last article about sixteenth-note quintuplets, i’ll show you how to apply the concepts and ideas of the previous lessons in a groove context. The first pattern, consists to play the sixteenth-note quintuplets on the hi-hat (only with the right hand, without accents) playing the bass drum on the first and on the … More Quintuplets Lesson – Part three
Hi folks, here’s the full drum sheet music for the live version of Georgy Porgy by Toto from the amazing show at Le Zenith in Paris (1990). DOWNLOAD THE PDF
My website has evolved quite a lot over the past 4 months, in particular regarding visibility, visits and resources, so i wanted a new format and a new name to reflect this… and here’s the new look. I included in the left side a Blogroll (updated monthly) with the ten most interesting articles from the … More A new look for my blog!
In the previous lesson i shared some exercises to master quintuplets, here’s the article: https://francisdrummer.wordpress.com/2016/06/22/quintuplets/ In this second lesson i show you a system to play and interpret the exercises of the Ted Reed’s Syncopation (pages 38 to 45) using quintuplets with an alternate sticking (RLRLR LRLRL). What we’ll do is to read the pages of … More Quintuplets Lesson – Part two