I spent the last two months transcribing new stuff, for a great variety of styles from jazz to rock, to fusion and pop. Some of these transcriptions are commissions, which helped me to discover new music and develop my transcribing ability with the impressive Tony Williams and Brian Blade drumming. The full/note-for-note drum transcriptions are … More New Transcriptions (Tony Williams, Brian Blade, Steely Dan, Meshell Ndegeocello, Alexisonfire, The Muffs, Meredith Andrews)
Here’s the full drum sheet music for “The Last Mall” by Steely Dan, from the album Everything Must Go (2003) with Keith Carlock on drums. The main rhythm is an 8th note triplet groove played with two hands on the hi-hat (backbeat falling with the left hand), and a simple bass drum-snare pattern. The most important elements … More Steely Dan – The Last Mall (Drum Sheet Music)
The full drum transcription for “Aja” by Steely Dan, with Steve Gadd on drums, is now entirely on my YouTube page. The transcription also includes the famous drum breaks played by Gadd. Keep on drumming! The note-for-note drum transcription is available for purchase.
This time a classic: the drum transcription of the legendary tune “Aja” by Steely Dan, from the album Aja (1977) with the legendary Steve Gadd on drums. The note-for-note transcription includes 6 pages plus a notation key. The full drum transcription is available for purchase. The brilliant Steve Gadd’s playing is a mix of the … More Steely Dan – Aja (Drum Sheet Music)
Here’s the full drum sheet music for “Gaucho” by Steely Dan, from the album of the same name released in 1980 with Jeff Porcaro on drums. The beautiful laid-back groove played by Jeff is embellished by wonderful buzz rolls and ghost notes. The drum transcription is available for purchase in a printable PDF file. A … More Steely Dan – Gaucho (Drum Sheet Music)