About time I did another one of these: here’s Jordu, by Clifford Brown, on the second ending, and on the last measure of the form before the solos. The Berklee student who transcribed the chart in the early 70’s put a little. Massimo Malaguti is a drummer in Ferrara, Italy with 7 songs and views on Fandalism. Learning the solos of great drummers note-for-note is a great way of expanding Epic drum solo by Art Blakey on Curtis Fuller’s composition Buhaina’s Delight.
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Learning the solos of great drummers note-for-note is a great way of expanding vocabulary, skill, technique, and attunement with your drumming heroes. While attending Duke University, my teacher Paul Jeffrey encouraged me to transcribe numerous solos, document them in musical notation software, learn them, memorize them, and eventually play them real-time from memory along with the actual solo.
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At first this seemed like a daunting task, but as I worked at it I was able to make progress, and it helped me tremendously. For those who transcriptlon not know, Buhaina is another name that Art Blakey adopted.
Feel-good song mixing afro-cuban rhythm with swing feel. This solo will give you ideas for playing fast and forceful. A quintessential solo for building a nice vocabulary of ideas for uptempo songs. Notice the subtleties in the phrasing, accent placement, and over-the-barline rhythmic figures.
Short and sweet solo mixing swing 8th notes with ttranscription. The 5th set is a classic Max Roach rhythm. Pick any one of the 4-bar phrases, slow it down with a metronome, and add it to your drumming vocabulary.
Or learn the whole thing and play along with the record for maximum enjoyment.
Short medium-tempo solo over a bar blues form. Philly Joe Jones uses simple and precise rhythms to ensure the band can come in cleanly after his solo.
Drum Solo Transcriptions
The 5-let in the first bar is a very common Philly Joe Jones lick, which uses an inverted paradiddle-diddle sticking to take up one-and-half beats. The same lick can be played as a sextuplet rhythm and take up a single beat. This is a great album to put on your headphones and play along the whole album.
This tranxcription solo is filled with easy-to-hear, rhythmically precise phrases. I particularly enjoy the 4-bar phrase starting at bar 21, which Philly Joe Jones plays in various ways on other recordings as well.
Smooth and tasty bar solo. Notice the difference between usage of the bass drum four-on-the-floor versus when it is absent, and same with the hi-hat on 2-and-4 versus when it is absent. Notice a couple times he keeps the ride pattern going into the first bar of his solo before getting off the ride onto the drums. Two Bass Hit starts with a bar drum solo with accompanying horn hits before John Coltrane takes the first blowing choruses. It is clean, rhythmically precise, and easy to hear, making it a great solo to learn and memorize.
Fast-paced, mostly triplet-based solo.
I particularly enjoy the phrase in bars 13 and 14 which is fun to learn and play in other contexts and tempos. You can hear that Roy is playing the song form and quoting the melody at many points throughout.
This is a great solo for developing the ability to hordu solos that match with the song form and give the rest of the band clear phrasing so they can keep track of where you trranscription in the form and come in clearly at the end of the drum solo. Ddrum great solo idea is to play triplets alternating each note between hand and bass drum, where the hand moves around different parts of the drumset, as in bars 7 and 8. These transcriptions are all offered freely for educational use.
If you feel benefitted by them and would like to make a donation using the button above, it would be accepted with gratitude. Drum Solo Transcriptions Learning the solos of great drummers note-for-note is a great way of expanding vocabulary, skill, technique, and attunement with your drumming heroes. Art Blakey — Cafe Feel-good song mixing afro-cuban rhythm with swing feel. Soli Taylor — Countdown A quintessential solo for building a nice vocabulary of ideas for uptempo songs. Strickland — I Want Transcriptiom E.
Philly Joe Jones — Hot Sausage The 5-let in the first bar is a very common Philly Joe Jones lick, which uses an inverted paradiddle-diddle sticking to take up one-and-half beats. Philly Joe Jones — Omicron This bar solo is filled with easy-to-hear, rhythmically precise phrases. Philly Joe Jones — Windmill Fast-paced, mostly triplet-based solo.