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Written on Jul, 07, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

  “Black Cow” is the opening track of Steely Dan’s classic album “AJA”, and is one of my favorite recorded drum performances. The feel, space, and elegance that Paul Humphrey plays with is unparalleled. The groove is wide and spacious giving the rest of the rest of the instruments and voices plenty of room to fit in and be heard. Inspiring!Watch Cyberbully …

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Written on May, 02, 2014 by in | 3 Comments.

  Saddened to hear the shocking news that Chuck Silverman passed away. He was a passionate and spirited teacher who inspired drummers all over the world. I have fond memories of taking private lessons with him in my formative years, learning about Afro Cuban rhythms, Brazilian grooves, and the drummers of James Brown. Chuck was an expert at all, and …

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Written on Mar, 19, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

More from othe handwritten drum transcription archives, and this one is a rare track “Best Western” from John Scofield’s Electric Outlet album It’s a slow half time feel and Steve Jordan is simply stunning on this recording. The subtle snare drum work in the middle section is amazing, and played with grace. Notation key: notes on the bottom of staff …

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Written on Feb, 18, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

The ever graceful Manu Katché plays some of his most musical and intense drumming inside this inspiring passage from “That Voice Again” by Peter Gabriel. It’s all toms cymbals, and kick drum. This is a partial transcription of the song (the second pre-chorus before the last chorus). Incredible! It’s hand written from years ago, and here’s a key to the …

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Written on Feb, 14, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

Below is a groove idea that I wrote out for my friend Jace D at N.A.M.M. a few years back. We were talking about drum grooves of the 1970s, and how adventurous they were. Even in pop songs. Even the drum fills. I had been fascinated by Steve Gadd’s groove for “Chuck E’s In Love” , a hit single by Rickie …

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Written on Feb, 12, 2014 by in | 6 Comments.

 Watch Cyberbully (2015) Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download The short list of some of my favorite inspirational drummers that continue to inspire me. There are so many out there, but this is the short list for now. [ipic id=”523517935384707152″ size=”220″  float=”center”] Ringo Starr Stewart Copeland Steve Jordan Bill Bruford Jerry Marotta Andy Drum Newmark Larry Anti Mullen Jr. Steve …

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