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On the Beaten Path

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On the Beaten Path
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Voted No. 1 Educational Book in the 2008 Modern Drummer Reader's Poll!Voted No. 1 Book in the 2008 DRUM! Reader's Poll!This must-have guide for drummers provides insight into the history and development of a wide selection of genres, including funk, alternative/punk rock, metal, progressive rock, classic rock, jam band, fusion, jazz, and reggae, and explores the legendary drummers that affected each style. This book will lead you through the styles, licks, and grooves that made each artist famous, with insight into their approaches, the gear they used, the bands they played in, and the drummers who influenced them. The easy-to-follow lessons delve into authentic transcriptions of 85 infamous beats and solos from songs by Led Zeppelin, The Who, Rush, Metallica, The Police, Dream Theater, and others. Dozens of amazing photos are featured as well as a listing of essential recordings. All the beats and solos that are presented in the book are performed on the accompanying CD. Book includes:• Insight into the history and development of Funk, Alternative/Punk Rock, Metal, Progressive Rock, Classic Rock, Jam Band, Fusion, Jazz, and Reggae---plus a listing of essential recordings for each genre • An audio CD containing all the beats and solos presented in the book • Dozens of amazing photos • 250 pages! *****Drummers include: • Travis Barker • Carlton Barrett • Carter Beauford • Jason Bittner • John Bonham • Danny Carey • Billy Cobham • Tré Cool • Stewart Copeland • Lowell "Sly" Dunbar • Jon Fishman • Mickey Hart • Topper Headon • Bill Kreutzmann • Gene Krupa • Joseph "Zigaboo" Modeliste • Keith Moon • Vinnie Paul • Neil Peart • Mike Portnoy • Buddy Rich • Max Roach • Chad Smith • John "Jabo" Starks • Ringo Starr • Clyde Stubblefield • Lars Ulrich • Dave Weckl • Tony Williams . . . and more! "On The Beaten Path may be the most interesting book of the year. It's great entertainment, a great read, and great instruction." ---Phil Hood: Publisher, DRUM! magazine "Four Stars! It reads like part drum lesson, part drum history lesson. Any drummer would be wise to pick up On The Beaten Path. ---Modern Drummer Magazine "This is the best book I ever have seen!!! Wow! Love the Buddy Rich and Tony Williams, the John Bonham, the Police, Jon Fishman . . . just great everything. What a masterpiece!!! For me as drummer for 40 years: some mysteries solved . . . " ---Berhnard Castiglioni: Founder, "Not only is this guide an intuitive instruction on popular drum beats and solos, On the Beaten Path gives in-depth background on 29 world-renowned drummers and insight on what made them famous and what they used to get there." -International Musician Song List:Acknowledgements"Adam's Song" From Enema Of The State (1999)Alternative/Punk Rock"Ants Marching" From Under The Table And Dreaming (1994)"Are We The Waiting" From American Idiot (2004)"Around The World" From Californication (1999)"Baba O'riley" From Who's Next (1971)"Basket Case" From Dookie (1994)"Becoming" From Far Beyond Driven (1994)"Bernie's Tune" From Gene Krupa & Buddy Rich: Compact Jazz (1955)Bill Bruford & Alan White (Yes)Bill Kreutzmann And Mickey Hart (Grateful Dead)Billy Cobham (Mahavishnu Orchestra)"Blues Waltz" From Max Roach's Jazz In 3/4 Time (1956)Buddy Rich (Buddy Rich Big Band, Tommy Dorsey, Harry James, Etc)Carl Palmer (Emerson, Lake And Palmer)Carlton Barrett (Bob Marley And The Wailers)Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge)Carter Beauford (Dave Matthews Band)"Caught In A Web" From Awake (1994)Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers)"Channel 1 Suite" From The Buddy Rich Big Band's Mercy, Mercy (1968)"Channel 1 Suite" From The Buddy Rich Big Band's Mercy, Mercy (1968)Charlie Benante (Anthrax)Chick WebbChris Adler (Lamb Of God)"Cissy Strut" From The Meters (1969)Classic RockClassicrockography: Other Classic Rock Drummers You Should KnowClaude Butch Trucks And Jai Johanny Jaimoe Johanson (The Allman Brothers Band)Clyde Stubblefield And John "Jabo" Starks (James Brown)"Come Together" From Abbey Road (1969)Danny Carey (Tool)Dave Grohl (Nirvana)Dave Lombardo (Slayer)Dave Weckl (Chick Corea)David Garibaldi (Tower Of Power)"Dazed And Confused" From Led Zeppelin I (1969)"Don't Stand So Close To Me" From Zenyatta Mondatta (1980)"Down With Disease” From Hoist (1994)"Drive In Drive Out" From Crash (1996)"Enter Sandman" From Metallica, A.k.a. The Black Album (1991)"Eulogy" From Ænima (1996)"Feeling This" From Blink-182 (2003)"Festival De Ritmo" From Dave Weckl's Master Plan (1990)"Funk Monks" From Blood Sugar Sex Magik (1991)Funk/R&BFunkography: Other Funk/R&B Drummers You Should Know"Funky Drummer" From In The Jungle Groove (1986)FusionFusionography: Other Fusion Drummers You Should KnowGene Krupa (Benny Goodman Orchestra)"Get Up (I Feel Like Being Like A) Sex Machine" From Sex Machine (1970)"Get Up, Stand Up" From Burnin' (1973) And Legend (1984)Ginger Baker (Cream)"Give It Away" From Blood Sugar Sex Magik (1991)Greg Errico And Andy Newmark (Sly & The Family Stone)"Hey Pocky A-Way" From Rejuvenation (1974)"Home" From Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From A Memory (1999)"I Am That I Am" From Peter Tosh's Equal Rights (1977)"I Can't Quit You Baby" From Led Zeppelin I (1969)"I Miss You" From Blink-182 (2003)Ian Paice (Deep Purple)"Inspiration On Demand" From The War Within (2004)Jam BandJamography: Other Jam Band Drummers You Should KnowJason Bittner (Shadows Fall)Jazzography: Other Jazz Drummers You Should Know"Jesus Of Suburbia" From American Idiot (2004)Joey Jordison (Slipknot)John Bonham (Led Zeppelin)Jon Fishman (Phish)Joseph Zigaboo Modeliste (The Meters)"Jumpin' At The Woodside" From Gene Krupa & Buddy Rich: Compact Jazz (1955)Keith Moon (The Who)"King Porter Stomp" From Gene Krupa & Buddy Rich: Compact Jazz (1955)“Ko-Ko” From Charlie Parker”S Re-Boppers”S The Complete Savoy And Dial Master Takes (1945)"La Villa Strangiato" From Hemispheres (1978)Lars Ulrich (Metallica)Lenny White (Return To Forever, Miles Davis, Jaco Pastorius)"Let It Be" From Let It Be (1970)"Let's Go Crazy" From Sandinista! (1980)"Limb By Limb" From The Story Of The Ghost (1998)"Live Wire" From The Meters (1969)Lloyd Knibb (The Skatalites)"Loose Lucy" From Grateful Dead From The Mars Hotel (1974)Louie Bellson (Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Etc.)Matt Abst (Gov't Mule)Max Roach (Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Etc.)MetalMetalography: Other Metal Drummers You Should KnowMichael Giles, Bill Bruford, And Pat Mastelotto (King Crimson)Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater)Mitch Mitchell (The Jimi Hendrix Experience)"Motorbreath" From Kill 'Em All (1983)"Murder She Wrote" From Chaka Demus & Pliers's Ultimate Collection (1992)Music NotationNeil Peart (Rush)Nicky Topper Headon (The Clash)"One Word" From Birds Of Fire (1973)"One" From ...And Justice For All (1988)Papa Jo JonesPaul Cook (Sex Pistols)Progography: Other Progressive Rock Drummers You Should KnowProgressive Rock"Puff She Puff" From Black Uhuru's Red (1981)"Pull Me Under" From Images And Words (1992)Punkography: Other Alternative/Punk Rock Drummers You Should Know"Quadrant 4" From Spectrum (1973)"Red Alert" From The Tony Williams Lifetime's Believe It (1975)"Red Mask" From Tony Williams's Angel Street (1988)ReggaeReggaeography: Other Reggae Drummers You Should Know"Revolution Is My Name" From Reinventing The Steel (2000)Ringo Starr (The Beatles)"Rock & Roll" From Led Zeppelin Iv (1971)"Roxanne" From Outlandos D'amour (1978)"Samson & Delilah" From Terrapin Station (1977)"Say Goodbye" From Crash (1996)"Should I Stay Or Should I Go" From Combat Rock (1982)"Sing, Sing, Sing" From Benny Goodman And His Orchestra's Sing, Sing, Sing (1937)"Slide Walk" From Chick Corea's Elektric Band's Chick Corea's Elektric Band (1986)Sly Dunbar (Sly & Robbie, Black Uhuru, Peter Tosh, Etc.)"Spectrum" Form The Tony Williams Lifetime's Emergency! (1969)"Spur Of The Moment Contemporary Drummer + One" (Alfred Publishing) (1987)"Stash" From A Picture Of Nectar (1992)Steve Gadd (Chick Corea, Brecker Brothers, Stanley Clarke, Al Dimeola, steps Ahead, Etc.)Stewart Copeland (The Police)"Stir It Up" From Catch A Fire (1973) And Legend (1984)Terry Bozzio, Vinnie Colaiuta, And Chad Wackerman (Frank Zappa)"The Drum Also Waltzes" From Max Roach's Drums Unlimited (1966)"The Light That Blinds" From The War Within (2004)"The Noonward Race" From The Inner Mounting Flame (1971)The Path"The Payback" From The Payback (1973)"The Real Me" From Quadrophenia (1973)"The Spirit Of Radio" From Permanent Waves (1980)"This Is My Own" From Fallout From The War (2006)"Three Little Birds" From Exodus (1977) And Legend (1984)"Ticks & Leeches" From Lateralus (2001)Tiki Fulwood, Jerome Bigfoot Brailey, And Dennis Chambers (George Clinton And Parliament-Funkadelic)"Tom Sawyer" From Moving Pictures (1981)Tony Williams (Miles Davis)Traditional Jazz"Train In Vain (Stand By Me)" From London Calling (1979)Travis Barker (Blink-182)Tre Cool (Green Day)"Truckin'" From American Beauty (1970)"Vicarious" From 10,000 Days (2006)Vinnie Paul (Pantera)"Walk" From Vulgar Display Of Power (1992)"Walking On The Moon" From Reggatta De Blanc (1979)"While My Guitar Gently Weeps" From The White Album (1968)Winston Grennan (Toots & The Maytals, Jimmy Cliff, Etc.)"Won't Get Fooled Again" From Who's Next (1971)


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