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The Commandments of R&B Drumming Play-Along

A Play-Along Guide to Soul, Funk, and Hip-Hop

By Zoro

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A Play-Along Guide to Soul, Funk, and Hip-Hop. Composed by Zoro. Artist/Personality; Method/Instruction; Percussion - Drum Set Method or Collection; Play-Along. Book & MP3 CD. 70 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.32444).

Item Number: AP.32444

ISBN 0739059696.

Featuring 14 of the funkiest tunes in such styles as gospel, blues, soul, funk, go-go, new jack swing, and hip-hop, this play-along package chronologically documents the evolution of R&B drumming from the 1950s through the late '90s. Included are songs made popular by R&B legends such as James Brown, The Meters, Aretha Franklin, and Janet Jackson. The CD tracks are performed by an all-star R&B band featuring Al McKay, the legendary guitarist of Earth, Wind & Fire. The book also provides historical insight, tips for approaching the music, groove examples, rare photos, and album cover artwork.
Recorded Acc. Available.

  • Super Bad Super Slick  Additional credits James Brown
  • You  Additional credits James Harris III; Terry Lewis; Janet Jackson; Lee Oskar; James Brown
  • T S O P  Additional credits Kenny Gamble; Leon Huff
  • Old Landmark  Additional credits A. M. Brunner
  • Jupiter  Additional credits Maurice White; Verdine White; Philip Bailey; Larry Dunn
  • Loveland  Additional credits Charles Wright; Don Trotter; James Lee; B. Williams
  • Hey Pocky Way  Additional credits Leo Nocentelli; Arthur Neville; Joseph Modeliste
  • Think  Additional credits Lowman Pauling
  • Bustin Loose  Additional credits Charles Brown
  • Groove Me  Additional credits Gene Griffin; Timothy Gatling; Aaron Hall; Teddy Riley