Reed Interpretation: Afro-Cuban 6/8 Counter Rhythms

Ted Reed’s “Progressive Steps to Syncopation” (in particular the exercises in the middle of the book, pages 37 to 44) is a great resource to study different things on drums: stickings, linear phrasing, coordination and music styles (jazz, latin, rock, shuffle, funk). There are many interpretations and the possibilities are endless…playing Afro-Cuban 6/8 moving the … More Reed Interpretation: Afro-Cuban 6/8 Counter Rhythms

Leny Andrade – Chora Tua Tristeza (Complete Drum Transcription)

Adriano de Oliveira is a brazilian drummer who played with Leny Andrade, João Carlos Coutinho, Lucio Nascimento, Paulo Morello, Toots Thielemans and many other musicians. Not well know as drummer he is a master of brazilian drumming (samba, bossa nova), his style is really unique! Here’s the drum transcription of his work with Leny Andrade … More Leny Andrade – Chora Tua Tristeza (Complete Drum Transcription)