Elvin Jones – Night Dreamer (Drum Transcription)

Here’s a transcription of the intro and the head of Night Dreamer by Wayne Shorter, with Elvin Jones on drums. The tune is a medium jazz waltz tempo with a heavy groove and modal harmony, this is a good exercise to work on 3/4 stuff like coordination, independence, linear phrasing, and rudiments.   I suggest … More Elvin Jones – Night Dreamer (Drum Transcription)

Philly Joe Jones – Sid’s Ahead – 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 that the rhythm section (Philly Joe Jones, Red Garland, and Paul Chambers) played with Davis on a record. … More Philly Joe Jones – Sid’s Ahead – Drum Transcription