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Wicked Beats: Jamaican Ska, Rocksteady & Reggae Drumming
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By Gil Sharone

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DVD. Drum Reference, Instruction, Reggae. Softcover Media Online. 120 pages. Hudson Music #HDBK040. Published by Hudson Music (HL.221968).

Item Number: HL.221968

ISBN 9781495089701. 9.0x12.0x0.349 inches.

Gil Sharone's Wicked Beats is a complete guide to the Jamaican drumming styles of Ska, Rocksteady and Reggae. Gil Sharone takes you on a musical journey through these styles and explores some of the earlier styles that helped shape them including African Nyabingi and Burru drumming. Gil introduces and demonstrates classic "riddims" that are essential for achieving an authentic sound. With instructional breakdowns, stellar performances, detailed eBook and in-depth commentary, you will be able to fully grasp what these highly influential styles have to offer and apply them to your own playing! Special appearances by: Reggae historian Roger Steffens * Jamaican drumming pioneer Lloyd Knibb of The Skatalites * Reggae drumming legend Carlton Santa Davis * Adrian Young from No Doubt. Also includes: over 11 performances * classic beats and variations of each style * segment on achieving the right sound * detailed transcriptions.

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