Thursday, February 13, 2020

Saturday, February 1, 2020

The In Crowd Ramsey Lewis Drum Chart from Original Recording

Points of interest:
  1.  The clapping part from the audience.
  2. The fills are inconsistantly played, this was a live recording.
  3. The part is simple, therefore it stays out of the way of the pianist.

Friday, January 31, 2020

In the Mood Glen Miller 1941

Points of interest:
  1. All high hat
  2. Cowbell at mm. 75 second time. Different masterings emphasis this differently. The version on Google Play Music has the pattern I've notated. The YouTube video has a different version of the cowbell solo. Long live the cowbell. 

I'm learning this in anticipation of an audition Feburary 5 2020 for a big band dance chair as drummer. 


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...