Steely Dan – The Last Mall (Drum Sheet Music)

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)

Santana – Make Somebody Happy – Live Version (Drum Sheet Music)

Hi folks, here’s the full drum sheet music for “Make Somebody Happy” (Live in Mexico, 1993) by Santana, with Walfredo Reyes Jr. on drums. The original song is included in the album Milagro (1992) produced by Carlos Santana and Chester D. Thompson. This tune is perfect to practice on pop-rock/latin-rock ballad. Walfredo Reyes’ drumming is … More Santana – Make Somebody Happy – Live Version (Drum Sheet Music)

Rush – 2112 (Drum Sheet Music)

Hi folks, here’s the full drum sheet music for “2112” (Overture, The Temples of Syrinx, Discovery, Presentation, Oracle: The Dream, Soliloquy, Grand Finale), from Rush’s fourth album released in 1976 with Neil Peart on drums. The transcription is available for free and includes a drum notation key. Keep on drumming! DOWNLOAD THE PDF

No Doubt – Don’t Speak (Drum Sheet Music)

No Doubt released their third album Tragic Kingdom on October 10, 1995, for Trauma and Interscope Records. The album uses a great variety of musical genres from ska to punk rock, to pop and rock, with elements of funk, new wave, reggae, flamenco, and Tex-Mex music. The third single was “Don’t Speak” a rock ballad … More No Doubt – Don’t Speak (Drum Sheet Music)

Drum Transcription: Simon Phillips on TOTO’s “Dave’s Gone Skiing”

In 1991, TOTO returned to the studio and recorded their eighth album Kingdom of Desire. The band was planning a tour for the late summer of ’92… A month before the release of Kingdom of Desire (1992), Jeff Porcaro sadly passed away from a heart attack. His loss was lamented from the band, Jeff’s family, … More Drum Transcription: Simon Phillips on TOTO’s “Dave’s Gone Skiing”

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)