Great News

Hi folks, next month I’ll publish my first book, my personal dedication to one of my favorite drummers… This book presents eight Jeff Porcaro’s drum transcriptions from 1976 to 1990, showing his unique feel and style and introducing you to one important aspect of his playing: his GROOVE. I’m very excited and I hope you’ll find … More Great News

Joey Baron – Effendi (Drum Transcription)

Hi folks, it’s been almost two months since my last drum transcription, but here’s new stuff: the intro and head of the tune “Effendi” with Joey Baron on drums. “Effendi” is a modal tune composed by pianist McCoy Tyner, included in his debut album Inception (1962). Mark Murphy’s version from the album Beauty And The Beast (1986) presents an inspired … More Joey Baron – Effendi (Drum Transcription)

Stone Killer Exercise

Here’s another exercise based on George Lawrence Stone teachings. The following workout is designed to build endurance, speed, and accuracy between your hands… a daily work routine useful to warm up before a gig or a studio session.     In addition, put the accents on the downbeat or on the upbeat of every beat.