I spent the last two months transcribing new stuff, for a great variety of styles from jazz to rock, to fusion and pop. Some of these transcriptions are commissions, that helped me to discover new music and develop my transcribing ability with the impressive Tony Williams and Brian Blade drumming. The full/note-for-note drum transcriptions are … More New Transcriptions (Tony Williams, Brian Blade, Steely Dan, Meshell Ndegeocello)
After a long time spent transcribing, I’m glad to share a new project to help you to develop your drumming by exploring a great variety of shuffle rhythms. There’s no doubt one of the masters of this rhythm is Jeff Porcaro, who created memorable grooves from the rock shuffle played on “Lido Shuffle” to the … More Jeff Porcaro Shuffle Groove Collection
My new book 20 Essential Drum Transcriptions for the Modern Drummer is now available in paperback and digital format. From jazz to pop, to rock and fusion, every sheet music is entirely transcribed note-for-note with an easy and clear interface, including a comprehensive notation key. 20 drum transcriptions plus extra content to inspire you to … More 20 Essential Drum Transcriptions for the Modern Drummer – Available Now!
Here’s the transcription of the drum solo played by Carlos Vega on “Oasis” by Dave Grusin and Lee Ritenour, featuring Dave Valentin on flute, Larry Williams on saxophone and keyboards, and Abraham Laboriel on bass. The version of this tune was recorded at the Record Plant Studio C in Los Angeles in 1985 and included … More Carlos Vega – Oasis (Drum Solo Transcription)