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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.

Solar - Roy Haynes - on jazz drumming

Roy Haynes on Solar

A transcriptions of a couple of choruses of Roy Haynes on Solar, with Pat Metheny and Dave Holland.

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The Sidewinder - Billy Higgins - on jazz drumming

Billy Higgins on the Sidewinder

Billy Higgins groove on the classic Blue Note track "The Sidewinder"...

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Raju - Vinnie Colautia - on jazz drumming

Vinnie Colautia on Raju

A Vinnie Colautia 3/4 jazz fusion groove with Chick Corea and John McLaughlin ...

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Milestones - Philly Joe Jones - on jazz drumming

Philly Joe Jones on Milestones

Philly Jo Jones swing groove on the outstanding Miles Davis track, Milestones...

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Blue Matter - Dennis Chambers - on jazz drumming

Dennis Chambers on Blue Matter

A classic fusion groove. Dennis Chambers playing on John Scofield's Blue Matter...

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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

Mike Clark on 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

Zig Modeliste on Cissy Strut

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

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