The Commandments of R&B Drumming Play-Along

The Commandments of R&B Drumming Play-Along
A Play-Along Guide to Soul, Funk & Hip-Hop

By Zoro Drumset Book & MP3 CD Item: 00-32444
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Featuring 14 of the funkiest tunes in such styles as 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. Included are songs made popular by R&B legends such as James Brown, The Meters, Aretha Franklin, and Janet Jackson. The CD tracks are performed by an all-star R&B band featuring Al McKay, the legendary guitarist of Earth, Wind & Fire. The book also provides historical insight, tips for approaching the music, groove examples, rare photos, and album cover artwork.

Sample Pages


Title Composer
Standing in the Shadows of Love
Super Bad Super Slick James Brown (contributor)
T S O P Kenny Gamble (contributor); Leon Huff (contributor)
You James Harris III (contributor); Terry Lewis (contributor); Janet Jackson (contributor); Lee Oskar (contributor); James Brown (contributor)
Old Landmark A. M. Brunner (contributor)
Jupiter Maurice White (contributor); Verdine White (contributor); Philip Bailey (contributor); Larry Dunn (contributor)
Loveland Charles Wright (contributor); Don Trotter (contributor); James Lee (contributor); B. Williams (contributor)
Hey Pocky Way Leo Nocentelli (contributor); Arthur Neville (contributor); Joseph Modeliste (contributor)
Think Lowman Pauling (contributor)
Bustin Loose Charles Brown (contributor)
Groove Me Gene Griffin (contributor); Timothy Gatling (contributor); Aaron Hall (contributor); Teddy Riley (contributor)

Additional Information

Artist: Zoro
Instrument: Drumset
Format: Book & MP3 CD
Page Count: 70
Item Number: 00-32444
ISBN 10: 0-7390-5969-6
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-5969-2
UPC: 038081353562

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