Art Blakey – Are You Real (Trading 4’s)

Here’s the last free drum transcription of the year…the famous trading fours played by Art Blakey with the Jazz Messengers on the tune Are You Real from the album Moanin’. The tempo of tune is approximately 220 beats per minute. Here below the link to download the transcription. DOWNLOAD THE PDF   For any request you can contact … More Art Blakey – Are You Real (Trading 4’s)

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) 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 left hand around the … More Reed Interpretation: Afro-Cuban 6/8 Counter Rhythms

Joey Baron – Doxy

Hi folks, here’s another drum transcription of Joey Baron playing on Doxy by Mark Murphy from the album Beauty And The Beast (from the same you can get the transcription of Along Came Betty  here). The tune is a famous standard composed by Sonny Rollins. It’s not indicated in the transcription but  i think Joey … More Joey Baron – Doxy

Burial Patterns

Dubstep is a genre of electronic music that emerged in the late 1990s in London. People associate dubstep to Skrillex but there’re a lot of great artists such as Burial, SBTRKT, Kode9, Knife Party to name a few. Listen songs with drum parts not played by a drummer but by a drum machine is very … More Burial Patterns

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)

25 Timeless Drum Books

What makes a great drum book? There’s no single answer, as different books have been written to address a wide variety of styles and techniques. But judging by a recent poll in which Modern Drummer readers were asked to name their favorite volumes, a few characteristics stand out…. Sorgente: 25 Timeless Drum Books