Rush – Cygnus X-1 Book II: Hemispheres (Drum Sheet Music)

Here’s an extract of my new book Neil Peart: An Introduction to His Drumming Style, the full drum sheet music for “Cygnus X-1 Book II: Hemispheres” by Rush, from the album Hemispheres (1978). This is the first part of a series that includes other Rush songs, such as “Fly by Night,” “2112,” “Xanadu,” “La Villa … More Rush – Cygnus X-1 Book II: Hemispheres (Drum Sheet Music)

The Dave Brubeck Quartet – Blue Rondo à la Turk (Head Drum Transcription)

“Blue Rondo à la Turk” is a famous jazz composition by Dave Brubeck, included on the album Time Out (1959). It was originally recorded by the Dave Brubeck Quartet with Dave Brubeck on piano, Paul Desmond on alto saxophone, Eugene Wright on bass, and Joe Morello on drums. The title is a reference to the … More The Dave Brubeck Quartet – Blue Rondo à la Turk (Head Drum Transcription)

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