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jazz drumming transcriptions

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For Jazz Drumming

If you want to play jazz drums you need to learn from some of the greatest jazz drummers such as Elvin Jones, Tony Williams, Max Roach to name a few. This section has a number of jazz drum transcriptions, including jazz drum comping and soloing, as well as great jazz drum grooves for you to work on and add to your tool kit.

So What Licks - Jimmy Cobb - on jazz drumming

3 Great Jimmy Cobb Licks

Jimmy Cobb's playing on Miles Davis's "Kind of Blue" is a lesson in the art of jazz drumming. Here are three licks or fills that he uses to propel the time into the next section.

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Whole Lotta Love - John Bonham- on jazz drumming

John Bonham - Whole Lotta Love

John Bonham's groove on Led Zepplin classic "Whole Lotta Love"...

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Bolero - Nocturne Igancio Berrora - on jazz drumming

Nocturne Bolero Groove

A simple Bolero groove from Charlie Haden's 2002 album "Nocturne"...

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acutal proof - Mike Clark, Herbie Hancock, funk drum groove - on jazz drumming

Actual Proof

Mike Clark's fantastic groove from Herbie Hancock's "Actual Proof"...

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cissy strut - linear funk drum groove - on jazz drumming

Cissy Strut

This classic jazz funk drum beat from "Cissy Strut" is a great introduction to linear time playing...

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back at the chicken shack - Donald Bailey - on jazz drumming

Back at the Chicken Shack

A fabulous shuffle groove from the Donald Bailey on Jimmy Smith's tune "Back at the Chicken Shack"...

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rock steady - Bernard Purdie - on jazz drumming

Rock Steady

A simple but great groove and fantastic drum break from the master Bernard Burdie, on the classic Aretha Frankin tune "Rock Steady".

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