A fantastic historical and in-depth study of R&B drumming from soul to funk to hip hop. Practical grooves from each era of R&B are studied and developed through specifically designed exercises. Topics include:
- practice tips
- developing the funky bass drum and hi-hat
- creating and playing with loops and what is considered the Ten Commandments of Soul
- Funk and Hip Hop (the top ten recordings from each era).
This book not only pays homage to the R&B drummers of the past, but gives the reader a fortune of invaluable information both in history and playing concerning drumming.