The Commandments of R&B Drumming Play-Along

Book & MP3 CD * By Zoro * (00-32444) $19.95

Featuring 14 of the funkiest tunes in significant sub-genres like gospel, blues, soul, funk, go-go, new jack swing, and hip-hop, this play-along package chronologically documents the evolution of R&B drumming from the 1950s through the late ’90s. The CD includes original songs by R&B legends such as James Brown, The Meters, Aretha Franklin, and Janet Jackson, and all tracks are recorded by an all-star R&B band featuring Al McKay, the legendary guitarist of Earth, Wind & Fire. The book also features historical insight, tips for approaching the music, groove examples, rare photos, and album cover artwork.


The Commandments of Early Rhythm & Blues Drumming

Book & CD * By Zoro and Daniel Glass * (00-30555) $24.95

Eight years in the making, this "prequel" to The Commandments of R&B Drumming delves into the rhythm and blues of the 1940s and '50s, and incredible musical era when shuffles ruled the airwaves and modern groove playing was in its infancy. Loaded with history, photos, graphics, exercises, and transcriptions, it also includes the most comprehensive guide to shuffle playing ever written. Written by Zoro and Daniel Glass, drummer for the Royal Crown Revue and one of the foremost authorities on classic rhythm and blues drumming.

The Commandments of R&B Drumming

Book & CD * By Zoro * (00-0110B) $24.95

Features updated information and loads of new photos and album artwork!

The Commandments of R&B Drumming

DVD * By Zoro * (00-903185) $24.95

The companion DVD to the book of the same name, now at the lowest price ever!