Elvin Jones – Night Dreamer (Intro, Head Drum Transcription)

Here’s the transcription of the intro and the head of “Night Dreamer” by Wayne Shorter, with Elvin Jones on drums. The composition is a medium jazz waltz tempo with a heavy groove and modal harmony. That’s a perfect tune to work on 3/4 stuff and develop coordination, independence, and rudiments. DOWNLOAD THE PDF I suggest … More Elvin Jones – Night Dreamer (Intro, Head Drum Transcription)

Philly Joe Jones – Sid’s Ahead (Trading Fours Drum Transcription)

Here’s the trading 4’s played by Philly Joe Jones on the tune “Sid’s Ahead” by Miles Davis, from the classic album Milestones (1958). On this tune Davis plays both trumpet and piano, it was also the last time the rhythm section (Philly Joe Jones, Red Garland, and Paul Chambers) played with Davis on a record. “Sid’s … More Philly Joe Jones – Sid’s Ahead (Trading Fours Drum Transcription)