For Jazz Drumming
If you want to play jazz drums you need to learn from some of the greatest jazz drummers such as Elvin Jones, Tony Williams, Max Roach to name a few. This section has a number of jazz drum transcriptions, including jazz drum comping and soloing, as well as great jazz drum grooves for you to work on and add to your tool kit.
Elvin Jones was a big inspiration to me when I got more seriously into jazz drumming. He still is, not least for what he contributed to Coltrane's classical quartet.
Here is a complete transcription of Elvin Jones's comping on the track "Blues to Elvin" from the John Coltrane Album "Coltrane Plays the Blues."
A transcription of Mike Clark's groove on Palm Grease.
Brian Blade's wonderful comping on Ask Me Now, from the album Real Book Stories.
A basic transcription and a few variations of Harvey Mason's jazz-funk groove from Herbie Hancock's Chameleon.
A transcription of Claudio Slon's bossa nova grooving on Jobim's "Captain Bacardi".
A transcriptions of a couple of choruses of Roy Haynes on Solar, with Pat Metheny and Dave Holland.
Billy Higgins groove on the classic Blue Note track "The Sidewinder"...
A Vinnie Colautia 3/4 jazz fusion groove with Chick Corea and John McLaughlin ...
Philly Jo Jones swing groove on the outstanding Miles Davis track, Milestones...