Afro-Cuban 6/8 Funk Application: Accent Displacement

In contemporary styles the applications of the Afro-Cuban 6/8 are endless, inspiring to play new grooves. In the past, I talked about the reading and interpretation of Ted Reed’s Syncopation, playing counter-rhythms to develop coordination. A series of exercises that will prove your ability, check it out. https://francisdrummingblog.com/2016/12/01/reed-interpretation-afro-cuban-68-counter-rhythms Today I’ll talk about the application of … More Afro-Cuban 6/8 Funk Application: Accent Displacement

Jimmy Chamberlin’s Top 5 Drum Tracks For The Smashing Pumpkins

Jimmy Chamberlin is one of the most influential drummers of the ’90s, best known for his activity with the rock band The Smashing Pumpkins. Some of the drum parts he played with the band of Billy Corgan are remarkable, showing his great knowledge of a great variety of music genres: from jazz to latin and … More Jimmy Chamberlin’s Top 5 Drum Tracks For The Smashing Pumpkins