Saturday, August 31, 2019

Thursday, August 29, 2019

The Girl from Ipanema (Garota De Ipanema) (feat. Claus Ogerman Orchestra) percussion drum map

Girl from Ipanema percussion part: Brushes, shaker, cross stick


https://youtu.be/THHyg6NdIcc Recording


Going into the last section there is a little confusion as the percussionist switches over to full on brushes. 


Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Monday, August 26, 2019

Classic EDM Beat 1

This dance is nearly 100 years old. In the 1930s a simple variation of this the basis of Swing music, in the 1970s Disco and now EDM. Cool. 

Here are some recent samples. Tempo range is 125-130 BPM.

Avicii

Wake me up https://youtu.be/IcrbM1l_BoI
Hey Brother https://youtu.be/6Cp6mKbRTQY


Deadmau5

"Right this second" uses a simple variation, the high hat is swung. The track is in 12/8 https://youtu.be/A67GQgoiinM
Strobe https://youtu.be/tKi9Z-f6qX4


Calvin Harris

Burnin' https://youtu.be/RLRtClGyGgo
Feeling so close https://youtu.be/dGghkjpNCQ8

What fun.

David

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Alone Marshmello

Points of interest. Only one groove has a backbeat. The interludes have a quarter note pulse with the accent on 1 and 3 not 2 and 4.

As always the person who does the transcription learns the most. 

David

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Rifftide Coleman Hawkings and Al Cohn 2 versions

Coleman Hawkin's version is slightly slower. Both drummers keep it real simple. The bass/guitar lead the rhythm section in the Hawkin's version. Ride and bass in the faster second version. The power of simplicity: no getting in the face of the soloists. I learned first hand this summer: soloists playing jazz from the classic period (pre 1960 styles) really prefer we stay the hell out of the way.

David

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Drum grooves simplified Fotograhia by Jobim

An interesting piece, multiple tempi. Shifting jazz bass, Brazilian guitar and groovy keyboard part.

Vernel Fournier They can't take that away from me Live at the Pershing Lounge

An outstanding example of how to play brushes in one of the most imaginative piano trio cuts I've heard in years. Drummer Vernel Fourni...