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The sound of Stewart Copeland, the Police's drummer
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This drum lesson dedicated to Stewart Copeland contains the complete transcription of Roxanne,
the drum sheet of the famous Sting's song from the Police first album, Outlandos d'Amour.
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Introduction to the drum lesson: Stewart Copeland Roxanne
In the late '70's, Police's drummer Stewart Copeland has introduced into rock drumming some new accents and sounds
derived from Reggae and from African and Middle-Eastern rhythms, that was part of his earlier musical heritage.
Like many others Police famous songs, Roxanne - from their 1978's first album "Outlandos d'Amour" - made Stewart Copeland's peculiar drumming style
famous around the world, showcasing the accents and the original patterns that helped so much to shape the band musical identity.
The transcription of Roxanne drums part in the drum sheet contains some rhythmic figures that was used by Stewart Copeland
in many other Police songs, and that made his sound recognizable.
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This drum lesson dedicated to Stewart Copeland and Roxanne is a part of the published basic drum lessons.
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