Matt Garstka – Inner Assassins (Intro Drum Fill & Groove)

Matt Garstka is one of the most representative drummers of this decade, his work with the metal band Animals as Leaders is phenomenal, showing his great technical abilities and his huge sense of timing. From the performance “Madness of Matt Lesson Series” here’s the transcription of the introduction drum fill and the groove for Inner … More Matt Garstka – Inner Assassins (Intro Drum Fill & Groove)

Dokken – Dream Warriors (Drum Sheet Music)

Hi folks, for heavy metal lovers here’s the full drum sheet music for Dream Warriors by Dokken from their album Back for the Attack (1987). The song has a simple groove with an accents variation every four measures (figure below). The refrain/chorus introduces a syncopated bass drum pattern with the same accompaniment on the hi-hat. … More Dokken – Dream Warriors (Drum Sheet Music)

Max Roach – Mack the Knife (Trading Fours)

Hi folks, here’s another Max Roach drum transcription: the trading fours played on Mack the Knife (known also as “Moritat”) from the album Saxophone Colossus (1956) by Sonny Rollins. The zip file includes the pdf plus an audio example, enjoy. DOWNLOAD     I’m very proud to announce that my blog has been featured in … More Max Roach – Mack the Knife (Trading Fours)

Leprous – Mb. Indifferentia (Drum Sheet Music)

Leprous is a progressive metal band from Norway, their music combines melancholy atmospheres, melodic vocals, and polyrhythmic grooves, incorporating different genres from progressive to experimental and avant-garde. Here’s the full drum sheet music for Mb. Indifferentia from their album Bilateral (2011). For purchasing the transcription go here: https://sellfy.com/p/d472/ https://gum.co/MVPV

Philly Joe Jones – One For Joe (Drum Solo)

Sounds from Rikers Island (Audio Fidelity, 1963) is an album by jazz pianist and composer Elmo Hope. It features Hope on piano, Lawrence Jackson on trumpet, Freddie Douglas on saxophones, John Gilmore on tenor, Ronnie Boykins on bass, Philly Joe Jones on drums, Earl Coleman and Marcelle Daniels on vocals. The track listing is comprised … More Philly Joe Jones – One For Joe (Drum Solo)

Philly Joe with Art Pepper

For jazz lovers this month I’ll share two transcriptions from the work of Philly Joe Jones with two great jazz musicians… Art Pepper Meets the Rhythm Section (Contemporary/Original Jazz Classics, 1957) is a legendary album, despite the physical shape and possible exaggerations Art Pepper created his milestone, with the support of Miles Davis’ rhythm section. Personnel: … More Philly Joe with Art Pepper

Drum Loops | 40 Drum Beats

Until now I shared drum transcriptions, exercises and some posts regarding my publications, but here’s something different suitable for music productions and sound design projects.   Recorded, edited and produced by myself these royalty free drum loops work great for electronic, pop and hip-hop productions, especially when you don’t have time to create a drum … More Drum Loops | 40 Drum Beats

3 Vinnie Colaiuta Drum Transcriptions

Hi folks, here’s a collection of 3 drum transcriptions from Vinnie Colaiuta’s work on Ten Summoner’s Tales (1993) by Sting. The e-book includes the full drum sheet music for If I Ever Lose My Faith in You, Love is Stronger Than Justice, and Seven Days in one printable PDF file. $6.99 https://sellfy.com/p/pm1f/ https://gumroad.com/l/cYjXz   For any request … More 3 Vinnie Colaiuta Drum Transcriptions

Max Roach – Conversation (Full Drum Transcription)

It’s a busy time, but here I am with a new jazz drum transcription. Conversation by Max Roach is a drum composition included in the album Deeds, Not Words (1958). The drum solo itself is a perfect example of the concept of melodic drumming (for further researches I recommend the instructional video “Melodic Drumming” by … More Max Roach – Conversation (Full Drum Transcription)