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Jazz/Big Band

 
TITLE
BAND/ARTIST
DRUMMER(s)
Corner Pocket Count Basie & his Orchestra Sonny Payne
1 O'clock Jump Count Basie & his Orchestra Sonny Payne
Airmail Special Louie Bellson Louie Bellson
Moanin' Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers Art Blakey
Time Out Dave Brubeck Quartet Joe Morello
Gary Burton Collection Gary Burton Peter Erskine, Jack Dejohnette
Like Minds Gary Burton, Chick Corea Roy Haynes
The Ultimate Blue Train John Coltrane "Philly" Joe Jones
Cookin' with the Miles Davis Quintet Miles Davis "Philly" Joe Jones
Kind of Blue Miles Davis Jimmy Cobb
Miles and Coltrane Miles Davis, John Coltrane Jimmy Cobb, "Philly" Joe Jones
Seven Steps to Heaven Miles Davis Tony Williams
Pennies From Heaven Stan Getz Kenny Clarke, Joe Harris, William Schiopffe
The Jazz CollectorEditionBuddy Rich & His Orchestra Buddy Rich Orchestra Buddy Rich
Finger Poppin' Horace Silver Louis Hayes
Wailin' at the Vanguard Arthur Tayler's Wailers Art Taylor
Zeuren Chuck Zeuren Chuck Zeuren

Funk

TITLE
BAND/ARTIST
DRUMMER(s)
Keep Your Monster on a Leash Tower of Power Russ McKinnon
Live and in Living Color Tower of Power David Garibaldi
Rhythm and Business Tower of Power Herman Matthews III
Souled Out Tower of Power Herman Matthews III
TOP Tower of Power Russ McKinnon
Tower of Power Tower of Power David Garibaldi
Rhythm of the Soul Dave Weckl Band Dave Weckl

Miscellaneous

TITLE
BAND/ARTIST
DRUMMER(s)
Left of Cool Bela Fleck and the Flecktones Future Man
Fourplay Fourplay Harvey Mason
Planet Drum Mickey Hart Mickey Hart and others
Ratamacue Harvey Mason Harvey Mason
Before These Crowded Streers Dave Matthews Band Carter Beauford
Crash Dave Matthews Band Carter Beauford
Cosmic Messenger Jean-Luc Ponty Casey Scheuerell
A Show of Hands Rush Neil Peart
Six Drumsets Six Drumsets (Steve Wilkes) Six Drumsets (Steve Wilkes and others)

      Suggested Books 

 
TITLE
AUTHOR
Advanced Techniques for the Modern Drummer Jim Chapin
Advanced Funk Studies Rick Latham
[The] Art of Drumming Bob Kaufman
Contemporary Drummer + One Dave Weckl
[The] Drummer's Complete Vocabulary as taught by Alan Dawson John Ramsay
Rhythm and Meter Patterns Gary Chaffee
Stick Control George Stone
Sticking Patterns Gary Chaffee
Studio and Big Band Drumming Steve Houghton
Syncopation Ted Reed

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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