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Jeff Porcaro's precision and talent in his drum grooves

Download Jeff Porcaro drum grooves pdf  Arrow   The drum sheet of this lesson dedicated to Jeff Porcaro contains some drum grooves taken from various Jeff Porcaro's recordings with Toto.

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Introduction to the drum lesson: Jeff Porcaro drum grooves

Jeff Porcaro was the drummer in Toto's first line up, with whom he reached the greatest success and popularity. He was also a much respected session man, thanks to his great precision and inspiration. Thought he was often seen as a rock drummer, Jeff Porcaro had a much more refined style, and he soon became a reference for funk and fusion drummers.
In the drum sheet music of this lesson you'll find some drum grooves taken from some famous songs which was originally played by Jeff Porcaro, with Toto. Jeff Porcaro with Toto album "Toto" 1978: Child's Anthem, Girl Goodbye, Hold the Line.
Jeff Porcaro with Toto album "Toto IV" 1982: Rosanna, Africa.
Jeff Porcaro with Toto album "Farhenheit" 1986: Till the End, I'll Be over You, Could This Be Love.

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This drum lesson dedicated to Jeff Porcaro is a part of the published basic drum lessons.
The basic drum lessons, the first part of this method for drums, deal with the right posture, which is the basic condition to develop speed, endurance and precision with your playing. The style and the role of drumming have evolved with time, but the basic drums technique hasn't changed much, and all the great drummers still build their own style from the same basis of musical theory.

Topics in the basic drum lessons and in the online drum lessons published drum sheet music are: Rudiments & Fundamentals, Coordinated independence, Basic drum beats, Snare drum studies, Drums grooves, and Songs drum parts, with transcriptions of songs and grooves by John Bonham, Phil Collins, Stewart Copeland, Steve Gadd, Ian Paice, Jeff Porcaro.