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BASIC GROOVES: JAMES BROWN ESSENTIALS

Four of the most famous James Brown grooves. Essential learning for any drummer! 

-Funky President

-Cold Sweat

-Funky Drummer

-Escapism

PACKAGE: 10 DRUM SOLOS EVERY JAZZ DRUMMER MUST KNOW

This is a pdf package that includes 10 different drum solos transcriptions, plus detailed advice on how to practice such material.

Great to learn jazz and be-bop vocabulary.  

The list is: 

1) Philly Joe Jones "Two Bass Hits" 

album: Miles Davis "Milestones" 1958

2) 0:59 Philly Joe Jones trading on "Billy Boy" 

album: Miles Davis "Milestones" 1958

 

3) 2:47 Philly Joe Jones "Lazy Bird" 

album: John Coltrane "Blue Train" 1958

 

4) 3:20  Art Blakey "This I Dig of You" 

album: Hank Mobley "Soul Station" 1960

 

5) 4:21 Art Blakey "Sincerely Diana" 

album: Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers "A Night In Tunisia" 1960

 

6) 5:43 Jimmy Cobb "Harry's Last Stand" 

album: Wayne Shorter "Introducing Wayne Shorter" 1959

 

7) 6:40 Max Roach "Jacqui" 

album: Clifford Brown & Max Roach "Study in Brown" 1955

 

8) 7:29 Max Roach "Gerkin for Perkin"

album: Clifford Brown & Max Roach "Study in Brown" 1955

 

9) 7:59 Roy Haynes "Down Home"

album: The Roy Haynes Trio "Just Us" 1960

 

10) 9:27 Tony Williams "Seven Steps to Heaven"

album: Miles Davis "Seven Steps to Heaven" 1963

TRANSCRIPTION PACKAGE: 10 MUST KNOWN DRUM SOLOS BY PHILLY JOE JONES! 

This is a pdf package that includes 10 different drum solos transcriptions by the great drummer Philly Joe Jones. 

The list is: 

1- Two Bass Hits

 Album: Miles Davis “Milestones” , 1958

2- 0:59 Salt Peanuts

Album: Miles Davis “Steamin’ ” 1957 (recorded)/ 1961 (released)

3- 4:22 Billy Boy

Album: Miles Davis “Milestones” , 1958

4- 6:10 Locomotion

Album: John Coltrane “Blue Train”, 1958

5- 7:01 Blue Train

Album: John Coltrane “Blue Train”, 1958

6- 7:34 Delilah (mallets)

Album: Milt Jackson & Wes Montgomery “Bags Meets Wes”, 1961

7- 8:25 Monopoly (brushes)

Album: Bud Powell “Time Waits” , 1958

8- 9:14 Soft Winds (brushes)

Album: Chet Baker “In New York” , 1958

9- 10:11 The Surrey With The Fringe On Top (duet)

Album: Sonny Rollins “Newk’s Time” , 1957

10- 12:34 Stablemates

Album: Philly Joe Jones “Drums Around The World” , 1959

Inside of a pop arrangement: Chris Botti "The Look of Love" Full Drum Part

This is a transcription of the  full drum part of "The Look of Love", played live by Chris Botti's band at the Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival 2015; Jakarta, Indonesia. Original drums by Lee Pearson. The arrangement is intricate and has a lot of different sections and kicks. It is a great song to play along, and study a pop arrangement. 

TRANSCRIPTION: DAVE GROHL "PLAY" (full transcription)

This is a 30 pages book with the entire drum transcription of the album "Play" composed and performed by Dave Grohl (Nirvana, Foo Fighters). "Play" is a suite imagined in 3 parts, played with 3 different drumkits. Dave Grohl's performance is absolutely astonishing in it. This book is great to study his vocabulary, his sense of construction, get into his sound and ideas. "Play" is a legendary album for rock drumming. 

TRANSCRIPTION BOOK: "50 LICKS BY MARIO DUPLANTIER" 

This is an entire book with 50 transcriptions of Gojira's drummer Mario Duplantier. 24 pages. This includes grooves, fills, Gojira's songs excerpts, and solo ideas by Mario. Bonus: different practice exercises that Mario posted  over the years. Amazing resources for any rock/metal drummer ! 

TRANSCRIPTION PACKAGE: TONY WILLIAMS

This is a pdf package that includes 6 different transcriptions of the legendary jazz drummer Tony Williams. 29 pages total. This package includes both solos and comping sections, so you can study a large palette of vocabulary from his amazing drummer. 

Part 1 - Solos: 

 

1] “Seven Steps to Heaven” from the album “Seven Steps to Heaven”, Miles Davis 1963

2] “Seven Steps to Heaven” from the Live album “Four and More”, Miles Davis 1964

3] “Air Raid” from the album “Evolution”, from the album "Evolution", Grachan Moncur III, 1963

 

Part 2 - Comping: 

 

1] “Nefertiti” whole piece, from "Nefertiti", Miles Davis, 1967

2] “Footprints” whole piece, from "Miles Smiles", 1966

3] ‘So What” from “Four and More”, Live with Miles Davis, 1964  (up to the sax solo) 

 

Part 3- Annex: 

List of 11 amazing solos (must listen!) recorded by Tony Williams during the 1960’s 

                                         

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