Odd Times (Patterns for Rock, Jazz, and Latin at the Drumset). For Drums. Drum Instruction. Softcover with CD. 88 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.6620130).
ISBN 142346852X. 9x12 inches.
Master teacher Joe Porcaro leads you through odd time signatures with simple-to-understand breakdowns of complex meters in many styles including jazz, funk, rock, Afro-Cuban, and many more! Odd Times contains great new ideas for samba, cha-cha, songo, and bossa nova. This excellent collection of rhythmic ideas is a must-have for every serious drumset player, and is also recommended for composers looking to discover new rhythmic ideas as well as to understand complex meters. The enclosed CD contains 99 tracks clarifing many of the exercises in the book.
2011 Drummies! runner-up award in drumming book category presented by Drum! magazine.