This book/video/audio package is like an encyclopedia of New Orleans and Funk rhythms with over 600 examples demonstrated at the audio tracks. As a bonus, the book now includes the full Groove Alchemy DVD which can also be streamed or downloaded the use of a unique code (provided in each and every book). All of these classic grooves are transcribed, plus you get all of Stanton’s creative applications and expansions of them. The package also comprises four full band play-along tracks from Stanton’s Groove Alchemy CD.
Learn the classic beats from drummers like Zigaboo Modeliste and the drummers of James Brown: Clyde Stubblefield & Jabo” Starks and learn the drum parts to dozens of classic songs like Sissy Strut , Hey Pocky A-Way and Look-ka Py Py and James Brown s Mother Popcorn , Sex Machine , Super Bad to call just a few.
Stanton s concept of playing in-between the cracks could also be covered in detail.
This book is a wealth of information and Modern Drummer Magazine has named it of their Top 25 Will have to Have Drum Books !