Bernard Purdie Grooves Collection

In my latest article, I discussed Bernard Purdie’s drumming on “Babylon Sisters” by Steely Dan, analyzing his playing and presenting the complete drum transcription. Today I want to share a collection of 10 legendary Bernard Purdie grooves, performed and recorded between 1967 and 1995, with artists such as Steely Dan, Aretha Franklin, Miles Davis, Joe … More Bernard Purdie Grooves Collection

John Mayer – Waiting On the World to Change (Drum Sheet Music)

Here’s the drum transcription for “Waiting On the World to Change” by John Mayer from the album Continuum (2006) with Steve Jordan on drums. The note-for-note drum transcription is available for free. DOWNLOAD THE PDF The drum part is based essentially on one drum beat, consisting of two bars repeated for the entire tune with … More John Mayer – Waiting On the World to Change (Drum Sheet Music)

Durand Jones & The Indications – Cruisin’ to the Park (Drum Sheet Music)

It’s time to share some chill vibes. Here’s the full drum transcription for “Cruisin’ to the Park” by Durand Jones & The Indications, with the talented Aaron Frazer on drums (who primarily is a songwriter and singer). DOWNLOAD THE PDF The main drum beat is played with one hand on the hi-hat. Instead of playing … More Durand Jones & The Indications – Cruisin’ to the Park (Drum Sheet Music)

Franco Battiato – La Cura (Drum Sheet Music)

Franco Battiato is one of the most renowned Italian singer-songwriter and composer, who collaborated with a lot of great musicians as David Rhodes, Lele Melotti, Simon Tong, Pino Daniele, Giorgio Gaber, PFM and Gavin Harrison to name a few. His unique music style incorporates a wide variety of influences from pop to classical, to rock and world … More Franco Battiato – La Cura (Drum Sheet Music)

Kendrick Lamar – DAMN. (Drum Beats Transcription)

Kendrick Lamar is one of the most important hip-hop artists of this decade. His album To Pimp a Butterfly (2015) was fully acclaimed by the critics and the next DAMN. (2017) won the Pulitzer Prize for Music. This album presents an introspective Lamar and important collaborations with artists as U2, Rihanna, James Blake, and Zacari. Combining drum … More Kendrick Lamar – DAMN. (Drum Beats Transcription)

Burial Grooves Collection

With his ethereal soundscapes, haunting melodies, and a penchant for dark, introspective atmospheres, Burial has become a pioneer of a subgenre known as “future garage.” His music is an evocative blend of elements from dubstep, garage, ambient, and jungle, resulting in a unique sonic landscape that is both deeply melancholic and undeniably captivating. Burial’s musical … More Burial Grooves Collection