This BLOG is dedicated to the late, great drummer Jeff Porcaro. His cut-time reggae groove on “Love Me Tomorrow” is almost as great as his “Lido Shuffle”. From The Instructional DVD + Toto Albums. Transcribed by Eugenio Ventimiglia. Page 2. – 1 -. Confident Drummer Newsletter: Jeff Porcaro Grooves. I’m very happy and proud to present my first book: my personal dedication to one of my favorite drummers, Jeff Porcaro. The book (47 pages).

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Instead, only his bass drum gets busier- but not until the end of the tune. Heads bob, harms flail, and high- fives abound. Engineer Greg Ladanyi wheels a pair of bass cabinets into the studio and positions them on each side of Jeff’s bass drum. There are no reviews for jeft current version of this product Refreshing One of the best porcar I ever heard was by Philly Jo Jones, who is one of my favorite drummers.

For this one, he rips a thirty-second note fill between his snare and hi-hat and then ends it with a trip down his toms. So if a drummer was going to play to hrooves click, it would have to be fed through his stage monitor along with everything else.

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Which record are you talking about? It’s just that I don’t get much time to woodshed. A biography is included to introduce the drummer and his intense career as musician. Isolate Jeff’s hi-hat parts on “A Clue” and “Gimme The Goods”, focusing not on the pattern he plays, but on how he varies the part of the stick with which he strikes the cymbals. But “Rosanna” is just one of many notable grooves you’ve played. Compare this to the more static hi-hat sounds on Silk Degrees, made just the previous year.

Jeff arrives and, along with Lukather and Mike Porcaro, starts to warm up in the studio. Session List Jeff Porcaro Sessions. But I used to go nuts because keeping those sixteenth’s going without fatigue isn’t an easy thing to do. Compare this to the more static hi-hat sounds on Silk Degrees, made just the previous year. You’ve said that when you were cutting “Africa” you made a tape loop. porcro

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Perhaps they overplayed, or were unaware that they were stifling the other players and killing the vibe. From there I joined Bobby Hackett’s quartet. The backbeat is on 3, so it’s a half-time feel, and it’s 16th notes on the hi-hat.

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The first time I played on a set was when a friend of my father’s left his set at the house. He moved on to play with Maynard Ferguson and did some teaching at Berklee.


If you don’t hear it at first, compare it toLarry Carlton’s Friendsmade just the previous year. But no, most of the time it’s not like that.

And rgooves I did play an orignal thing, I would tell you. As a teenager, Porcaro planned to become an artist and wanted to attend art school, but it was expensive, and he needed to raise money for it. The Steely Dan tune “FM ,” which was just an overdub to a click track. The book includes eight transcriptions of some his most memorable performances, playing with artists such as Toto, Boz Scaggs, Steely Dan and Michael McDonald.

It was almost cut from the Toto IV record prior to its release. Soon after, he invites Jeff into the control room to hear the playback. Manipulating the Time Feel: He loved resonant tom sounds and took advantage of these noise gates by choosing single-ply batter heads for his snare and toms.

And upon even closer examination, you’ll find that there are many other grace notes besides his hi-hats within “Waiting For Your Love”. And make it tasty. I’ve also heard some beautiful solos by Buddy and Louie, too. They gave us two new tracks, and they gave us the cue when they saw the jsff mark go by.

Any free time I have away from the family is wrapped up in doing sessions or working with Toto.

Then I added some stuff to it.