Max Roach – Take The ‘A’ Train (Trading Fours/ Drum Break)

Hi folks, here’s the drum transcription for the drum break/trading fours played by Max Roach on the tune Take the ‘A’ Train from the album Study in Brown (1955) by Clifford Brown & Max Roach. On the A section of the tune Max Roach plays the fours trading with the band, while on the bridge he plays … More Max Roach – Take The ‘A’ Train (Trading Fours/ Drum Break)

Sting – Love Is Stronger Than Justice (Drum Sheet Music)

Love Is Stronger Than Justice (The Munificent Seven) is the second track of the album Ten Summoner’s Tales (1993) by Sting, with the great Vinnie Colaiuta on drums. The interesting stuff of the song are the two different time signatures during the verse/intro and the chorus section. The Verse/Intro groove is in 7/8, the snare is played on … More Sting – Love Is Stronger Than Justice (Drum Sheet Music)

Boz Scaggs – Lido Shuffle (Drum Sheet Music)

Hi folks here’s the full drum sheet music for Lido Shuffle by Boz Scaggs from the album Silk Degrees released in 1976, with Jeff Porcaro on drums. For purchasing the drum sheet music of the song go here: https://sellfy.com/p/NtgR/# Here you can find other Jeff Porcaro transcriptions: Toto – Rosanna https://francisdrummer.wordpress.com/2016/05/30/rosanna/ Steely Dan – Gaucho https://francisdrummer.wordpress.com/2016/04/09/steely-dan-gaucho-drum-transcription/ Michael McDonald … More Boz Scaggs – Lido Shuffle (Drum Sheet Music)

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

Here’s the last drum transcription of the year…the famous trading fours played by Art Blakey on the tune Are You Real, from the Jazz Messengers album Moanin’ (1958). The tempo of the tune is approximately 220 beats per minute. Here below the link to download the transcription. DOWNLOAD THE PDF For any request you can contact me … 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