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On the Beaten Path: The Drummer's Guide to Musical Styles and the Legends Who Defined Them - Book & CD

by Rich Lackowski

Cover
View Table of Contents
Acknowledgements
The Path
Music Notation
FUNK/R&B -
Give it Away (from "Blood Sugar Sex Magik") Performed by Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
Around the World (from "Californication") Performed by Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
Funky Moods (from "Blood Sugar Sex Magik") Performed by Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
Hey Pocky A-Way (from "Rejuvenation") Performed by Joseph "Zigaboo" Modeliste (The Meters)
Cissy Strut (from "The Meters") Performed by Joseph "Zigaboo" Modeliste (The Meters)
Live Wire (from "The Meters") Performed by Joseph "Zigaboo" Modeliste (The Meters)
The Payback (from "The Payback") Performed by Clyde Stubblefield and John "Jabo" Starks (James Brown)
Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine (from "Sex Machine") Performed by Clyde Stubblefield and John "Jabo" Starks (James Brown)
Funky Drummer (from "In the Jungle Groove") Performed by Clyde Stubblefield and John "Jabo" Starks (James Brown)
Funkography: Other Funk/R&B Drummers You Should Know
David Gribaldi (Tower of Power)
Tiki Fulwood, Jerome "Bigfoot" Brailey, and Dennis Chambers (George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic)
Greg Errico and Andy Newmark (Sly & the Family Stone)
ALTERNATIVE/PUNK ROCK -
Are We the Waiting (from "American Idiot") Performed by Tre Cool (Green Day)
Basket Case (from "Dookie") Performed by Tre Cool (Green Day)
Jesus of Suburbia (from "American Idiot") Performed by Tre Cool (Green Day)
I Miss You (from "blink-182") Performed by Travis Barker (blink-182)
Adam's Song (from "Enema of the State") Performed by Travis Barker (blink-182)
Feeling This (from "blink-182") Performed by Travis Barker (blink-182)
Train in Vain (Stand by Me) (from "London Calling") Performed by Nicky "Topper" Headon (The Clash)
Should I Stay of Should I Go? (from "Combat Rock") Performed by Nicky "Topper" Headon (The Clash)
Let's Go Crazy (from "Sandinista") Performed by Nicky "Topper" Headon (The Clash)
Punkography: Other Alternative/Punk Rock Drummers You Should Know
Dave Grohl (Nirvana)
Paul Crook (Sex Pistols)
METAL -
This Is My Own (from "Fallout from the War") Performed by Jason Bittner (Shadows Fall)
Inspiration on Demand (from "The War Within") Performed by Jason Bittner (Shadows Fall)
The Light That Blinds (from "The War Within") Performed by Jason Bittner (Shadows Fall)
Revolution is My Name (from "Reinventing the Steel") Performed by Vinnie Paul (Pantera)
Walk (from "Vulgar Display of Power") Performed by Vinnie Paul (Pantera)
Becoming (from "Far Beyond Driven") Performed by Vinnie Paul (Pantera)
Enter Sandman (from "Metallica, a.k.a. the Black Album") Performed by Lars Ulrich (Metallica)
One (from "...And Justice For All") Performed by Lars Ulrich (Metallica)
Motorbreath (from "Kill 'Em All") Performed by Lars Ulrich (Metallica)
Metalography: Other Metal Drummers You Should Know
Chris Adler (Lamb Of God)
Joey Jordison (Slipknot)
Dave Lombardo (Slayer)
Charlie Benante (Anthrax)
PROGRESSIVE ROCK -
Vicarious (from "10,000 Days") Performed by Danny Carey (Tool)
Ticks & Leeches (from "Lateralus") Performed by Danny Carey (Tool)
Eulogy (from "Aenima") Performed by Danny Carey (Tool)
Pull Me Under (from "Images and Words") Performed by Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater)
Home (from "Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory") Performed by Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater)
Caught in a Web (from "Awake") Performed by Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater)
The Spirit of Radio (from "Permanent Waves") Performed by Neil Peart (Rush)
La Villa Strangiato (from "Hemispheres") Performed by Neil Peart (Rush)
Tom Sawyer (from "Moving Pictures") Performed by Neil Peart (Rush)
Progography: Other Progressive Rock Drummers You Should Know
Terry Bozzio, Vinnie Colaiuta, and Chad Wackerman (Frank Zappa)
Carl Palmer (Emerson, Lake, and Palmer)
Bill Bruford & Alan White (Yes)
Michael Giles, Bill Bruford, and Pat Mastelotto (King Crimson)
CLASSIC ROCK -
I Can't Quit You Baby (from "Led Zeppelin I") Performed by John Bonham (Led Zeppelin)
Dazed and Confused (from "Led Zeppelin I") Performed by John Bonham (Led Zeppelin)
Rock & Roll (from "Led Zeppelin IV") Performed by John Bonham (Led Zeppelin)
Baba O'Reilly (from "Who's Next") Performed by Keith Moon (The Who)
The Real Me (from "Quadrophenia") Performed by Keith Moon (The Who)
Won't Get Fooled Again (from "Who's Next") Performed by Keith Moon (The Who)
While My Guitar Gently Weeps (from "The White Album") Performed by Ringo Starr (The Beatles)
Let It Be (from "Let It Be") Performed by Ringo Starr (The Beatles)
Come Together (from "Abbey Road") Performed by Ringo Starr (The Beatles)
Classicrockography: Other Classic Rock Drummers You Should Know
Ginger Baker (Cream)
Ian Paice (Deep Purple)
Mitch Mitchell (The Jimi Hendrix Experience)
Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge)
JAM BAND -
Ants Marching (from "Under the Table and Dreaming") Performed by Carter Beauford (Dave Matthews Band)
Say Goodbye (from "Crash") Performed by Carter Beauford (Dave Matthews Band)
Drive In Drive Out Performed by Carter Beauford (Dave Matthews Band)
Down With Disease (from "Hoist") Performed by Jon Fishman (Phish)
Stash (from "A Picture of Nectar") Performed by Jon Fishman (Phish)
Limb by Limb (from "The Story of the Ghost") Performed by Jon Fishman (Phish)
Truckin' (from "American Beauty") Performed by Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart (Grateful Dead)
Loose Lucy (from "Grateful Dead from the Mars Hotel") Performed by Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart (Grateful Dead)
Samson & Delilah (from "Terrapin Station") Performed by Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart (Grateful Dead)
Jamography: Other Jam Band Drummers You Should Know
Matt Abts (Gov't Mule)
Claude "Butch" Trucks and Jai Johanny "Jaimoe" Johanson (The Allman Brothers Band)
FUSION -
Slide Walk (from Chick Corea's Elektric Band's "Chick Corea's Elektric Band") Performed by Dave Weckl (Chick Corea)
Spur of the Moment (from "Contemporary Drummer + One") Performed by Dave Weckl (Chick Corea)
Festival de Ritmo (from Dave Weckl's "Master Plan") Performed by Dave Weckl (Chick Corea)
The Noonward Race (from "The Inner Mounting Flame") Performed by Billy Cobham (Mahavishnu Orchestra)
One Word (from "Birds of Fire") Performed by Billy Cobham (Mahavishnu Orchestra)
Quadrant 4 (from "Spectrum") Performed by Billy Cobham (Mahavishnu Orchestra)
Red Alert (from The Tony Williams Lifetime's "Believe It") Performed by Tony Williams (Miles Davis, The Tony Williams Lifetime, others)
Red Mask (from Tony Williams' "Angel Street") Performed by Tony Williams (Miles Davis, The Tony Williams Lifetime, others)
Spectrum (from The Tony Williams Lifetime's "Emergency") Performed by Tony Williams (Miles Davis, The Tony Williams Lifetime, others)
Fusionography: Other Fusion Drummers You Should Know
Steve Gadd (Chick Corea, Brecker Brothers, Stanley Clarke, Al DiMeola, Steps Ahead, others)
Lenny White (Return to Forever, Miles Davis, Jaco Pastorius, others)
TRADITIONAL JAZZ -
The Drum Also Waltzes (from Max Roach's "Drums Unlimited") Performed by Max Roach (Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, others)
Blues Waltz (from Max Roach's "Jazz in 3/4 Time") Performed by Max Roach (Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, others)
Ko-Ko (from Charlie Parker's Re-Boppers' "The Complete Savoy and Dial Master Takes") Performed by Max Roach (Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, others)
Channel One Suite (from The Buddy Rich Big Band's "Mercy, Mercy") Performed by Buddy Rich (Buddy Rich Big Band, Tommy Dorsey, Harry James, others)
Jumpin' at the Woodside (from "Gene Krupa & Buddy Rich: Compact Jazz") Performed by Buddy Rich (Buddy Rich Big Band, Tommy Dorsey, Harry James, others)
Sing, Sing, Sing (from Benny Goodman and his Orchestra's "Sing, Sing, Sing") Performed by Gene Krupa (Benny Goodman Orchestra)
King Porter Stomp (from "Gene Krupa & Buddy Rich: Compact Jazz") Performed by Gene Krupa (Benny Goodman Orchestra)
Bernie's Tune (from "Gene Krupa & Buddy Rich: Compact Jazz") Performed by Gene Krupa (Benny Goodman Orchestra)
Jazzography: Other Jazz Drummers You Should Know
Louie Bellson (Duke Ellington, Count Basie, others)
"Papa" Jo Jones
Chick Webb
REGGAE -
Walking on the Moon (from "Reggatta de Blanc") Performed by Stewart Copeland (The Police)
Roxanne (from "Outlandos d'Amour") Performed by Stewart Copeland (The Police)
Don't Stand So Close to Me (from "Zenyatta Mondatta") Performed by Stewart Copeland (The Police)
I Am That I Am (from Peter Tosh's "Equal Rights") Performed by Lowell "Sly" Dunbar (Sly & Robbie, Black Uhuru, Peter Tosh, others)
Puff She Puff (from Black Uhuru's "Red") Performed by Lowell "Sly" Dunbar (Sly & Robbie, Black Uhuru, Peter Tosh, others)
Murder She Wrote (from Chaka Demus & Pliers' "Ultimate Collection") Performed by Lowell "Sly" Dunbar (Sly & Robbie, Black Uhuru, Peter Tosh, others)
Stir It Up (from "Catch A Fire" and "Legend") Performed by Carlton Barrett (Bob Marley and the Wailers)
Get Up, Stand Up (from "Burnin'" and "Legend") Performed by Carlton Barrett (Bob Marley and the Wailers)
Three Little Birds (from "Exodus" and "Legend") Performed by Carlton Barrett (Bob Marley and the Wailers)
Raggaeography: Other Reggae Drummers You Should Know
Winston Grennan (Toots & the Maytals, Jimmy Cliff, others)
Lloyd Knibb (The Skatalites)
Product Details
  • Publisher:

    Alfred Publishing Company

  • Publisher Item #:

    00-28006

  • Prima Music Item #:

    AL021376020

  • Series:

    Alfred Miscellaneous Percussion Library

  • Composed by:

    Rich Lackowski

  • Instrument:

    Drum Set, Percussion

  • Number of Pages: 244
  • Level:

    Not Available

  • Format:

    CD, Sheet Music

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Learn to play the most legendary drum beats and solos ever recorded! This book is your essential guide to the biggest & best drummers to ever grace the instrument, the music they played, the gear they used, and the drummers that influenced them. Pick up your copy today!

Includes:
* Authentic transcriptions and easy-to-follow lessons for 85 of the most legendary beats and solos ever recorded
* Insight into the history and development of Funk, Alternative/Punk Rock, Metal, Progressive Rock, Classic Rock, Jam Band, Fusion, Jazz, and Reggaeplus 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
* Tr 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, Drummerworld.com.

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 impacted each style. The 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.

Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company, Series: Alfred Miscellaneous Percussion Library

Publisher Item #: 00-28006

Composer: Rich Lackowski

Instrument: Drum Set, Percussion, Level: Not Available, Format: CD, Sheet Music

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