Murray Spivack technique

Murray Spivack was a Russian- born American sound engineer.He was also a drum teacher who’s students included Louie Bellson, Joe Morello, David Garibaldi, Phil Maturano, Josh Freese, Vinnie Colaiuta, Chuck Silverman, Chad Wackerman, Ed Shaughnessy and many more. Some years ago at his masterclass the drummer Phil Maturano (he also studied with Murray) spoke about … More Murray Spivack technique

Half-Time Shuffle

The half-time shuffle is one the most important groove to know, you can hear this groove in a great variety of songs from r&b to rock, jazz-rock, and pop music. I transcribed some important grooves with this feel, enjoy. DOWNLOAD THE PDF The master of this groove is Bernard Purdie with his work with Steely … More Half-Time Shuffle