Mr. Bill Live Set – Audio & Transcription

PDF drum chart I used with Mr. Bill during the 2017 Australia tour dates + live recording. Mr. Bill’s Australian Winter 2017 tour, accompanied by Ryanosaurus and Bill’s side job, Electrocado, had us all take on Coffs Harbour, Airlie Beach, Melbourne, Perth and Canberra. Mr. Bill’s complete live set from our final show of theContinue reading “Mr. Bill Live Set – Audio & Transcription”

Nate Smith – “Skip Step”

Funk in 17/8. An of example of Nate Smith “finding the 4” in odd time signatures. An interpretation of the first released track from Nate Smith’s album, “Kinfolk : Postcards From Everywhere”. Every second bar has an extra quaver to the count, making the rhythm 4/4 and 9/8 repeated throughout the song. This can alsoContinue reading “Nate Smith – “Skip Step””

Mr. Bill USA/Canada Tour – DRUM CHART

Download the drum chart I used with Mr. Bill during the 2016 North America tour. An incredible tour with Mr. Bill through the USA and Canada has all wrapped up.  24000kms (15000 miles) on the road with an awesome crew taking on 30 shows from California to British Columbia, New York to Florida, Louisiana toContinue reading “Mr. Bill USA/Canada Tour – DRUM CHART”

Mr. Bill – “URL”

Drum transcription of Mr. Bill’s heavy shuffle – “URL”. I recently played a few shows as Mr. Bill’s drummer on his Australian “Corrective Scene Surgery” tour, complete with giant inflatabill and visual show. I transcribed all the fundamental grooves for each track to make up a simplified chart to cover his 1.5 hour DJ set and assist inContinue reading “Mr. Bill – “URL””

Mark Guiliana – “One Month”

One Month A great example of Mark Guiliana’s seemingly arbitrary rhythmic figures. I included the unison rhythmic figure as an additional sheet. Love the track. Buy the record, Family First, through Beat Music Productions 2015. Downloadable PDF’s ; Mark Guiliana – “One Month” Mark Guiliana – “One Month” – Unison Rhythm      Edit :Continue reading “Mark Guiliana – “One Month””

Max Roach – “The Drum Also Waltzes”

Transcription ~ Max Roach’s classic 3/4 solo. Here’s a transcription of Max Roach’s opening solo track from his 1965 Drums Unlimited album.  Played in 3/4 over a consistent foot ostinato, there are no repeats. Max plays a repeated motif but it also varies. The one bar foot pattern consists of the bass drum on ‘1’,Continue reading “Max Roach – “The Drum Also Waltzes””