Here’s the full drum sheet music of the famous drum composition “For Big Sid” by Max Roach, from the album Drums Unlimited (1966). The transcription is included for free in my new book Max Roach: 5 Drum Transcriptions, now available for purchase on Amazon, Apple Books, and Gumroad. For Big Sid (Drum Transcription)
My new book “Max Roach: 5 Drum Transcriptions” is now available on Amazon, Apple Books, and Gumroad in paperback format and in an eBook version. PAPERBACK EBOOK PDF Max Roach was one of the drummers who most contributed to forging the modern drumming style. He was active as a percussionist, composer, and bandleader throughout six … More Max Roach: 5 Drum Transcriptions – Available Now!
My new book “Max Roach: 5 Drum Transcriptions” is now available for pre-order (eBook version). The book includes 5 drum transcriptions (drum solo, drum composition, trading fours) of some of Max Roach’s most remarkable drum performances during the iconic period of the ’50s, considering his solo works and the legendary recordings with Clifford Brown and Sonny … More Max Roach: 5 Drum Transcriptions – Pre-Order Now
While Jeff Porcaro Grooves: 8 Drum Transcriptions hit the first 500 copies sold, I’m glad to introduce new books and projects coming out in the next months and in the next year. Max Roach: 5 Drum Transcriptions will be the first of a series of sheet music books. The book is a collection of 5 … More New Book – Max Roach: 5 Drum Transcriptions
“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)
Recorded in June 1990, “The Only One” (Reservoir) is an album by jazz pianist Kenny Barron with Ray Drummond on bass and Ben Riley on drums. Here’s the complete drum transcription (8 pages – including a drum notation key) for the self titled track. DOWNLOAD THE PDF
Here’s an extract of the ‘head’ of Calypso by Kenny Barron, from the album Landscape (1985) with Al Foster on drums. DOWNLOAD THE PDF
Hi folks, here’s a collection of four full drum sheet music from jazz to rock and pop. The transcriptions include some of the most memorable songs from 1958 to 2007 with the performances of legendary drummers like Steve Gadd, Max Roach, Gavin Harrison and Vinnie Colaiuta. Every groove and fill is transcribed accurately note-for-note, including … More 4 Essential Drum Transcriptions
The full drum sheet music for “Aja” by Steely Dan, with Steve Gadd on drums, is now entirely on YouTube. The transcription includes also the famous drums breaks played by Gadd. Keep on drumming!
Hi folks, we are living a difficult period for the Covid-19 disease, we are locked down in our houses but be positive this is an opportunity to invest your time studying and plan new projects. Here’s the transcription of the drum comping played by the extraordinary Tony Williams on the tune “There is No Greater Love” … More Tony Williams comping on “There is No Greater Love”