This BLOG is dedicated to the late, great drummer Jeff Porcaro. His cut-time reggae groove on “Love Me Tomorrow” is almost as great as his “Lido Shuffle”. From The Instructional DVD + Toto Albums. Transcribed by Eugenio Ventimiglia. Page 2. – 1 -. Confident Drummer Newsletter: Jeff Porcaro Grooves. I’m very happy and proud to present my first book: my personal dedication to one of my favorite drummers, Jeff Porcaro. The book (47 pages).

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There were a couple of black clubs where we’d go to jam and sit in during the week.

Month January February March April May June July August September October November December Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Year There procaro no reviews for the jrff version of this product Refreshing Address Address is required. And so goes the brilliant and ever-blossoming career of L. As far as I’m concerned, I’m doing everything I’ve ever wanted to do in music. Lukather, on the other hand, fiendishly recites lewd prose from a tattered paperback which elicits a chorus of belly-laughter and jeers.

And in both cases the groove is amazingly comfortable. Max Roach did a gorgeous pogcaro on the same tune recorded live in Canada with Charlie Parker. Your notification has been sent Lulu Staff has been notified of a possible violation of the terms of our Membership Agreement.

Jeff attacks this difficult gray area, and even gets creative with it.

I’ll start overdubbing some percussion, some cowbell, shaker, a little tom part, a conga part and then loop it all. First of all, I’m 37 years old now. Seriously, at one point you said that you were focusing on developing your left foot. I hear of companies making 4-ply shells and 6-ply shells. We have an educational project that might be happening here in correlation with the Guitar Institute of Technology run by Howard Roberts and Pat Hicks.


I did a 10CC record in New York several months ago that had this really nice hypnotic thing and I said, “Let’s make a loop.

Jeff Porcaro Grooves – 8 Drum Transcriptions by Francesco Vecchio (Paperback) – Lulu

And I couldn’t make it happen by doing two separate beats on the pedal. And upon even closer examination, you’ll find that there are many other grace notes besides his hi-hats within “Waiting For Your Love”. For this tune, Jeff is laying down a solid four-on-the-floor kick pattern with a tasty offbeat shuffle pattern over the top. So I’m finding myself trying to sneak into sessions early so I can have an hour by myself to work groovez new things, new ideas.

The thing that blew my mind pofcaro everybody was playing one part. And in both cases the groove is amazingly comfortable. He did this much more with other time feels later in his career.

Of course, when you’re a musician and you keep working at it, you try to become the best you can and you want to be where it’s happening musically. Never saw this before as well This requires you to provide the URL for each allegedly infringing result, document or item.

I mean, I wasn’t listening to music for the party of it, but for the groove. The page you are attempting to access contains content that is not intended for underage readers.

18 Ways To Sound Like Jeff Porcaro

You’ve said that you don’t consider yourself to be a real drum enthusiast. Jeff returns to the studio to tweak the 14″ floor tom and change a crash cymbal. People say a particular solo was “too technical”, but I like to see the virtuosity of the player.

Reflections on Jeff Reflections on Jeff. I had quite a few, but it was probably actually only half of what I’d played on. Since our community serves a broad range of ages, we do not encourage content that pocraro make a majority of our users uncomfortable.

He’s very exciting jetf watch. This is only the beginning of Jeff’s unique hi-hat style. You’re porxaro hearing the little ghost notes and all the little breathing. Then we had piano and drums on tape. That tour led to recording a couple of tracks groves the band, which blossomed into requests for his skills from many other artists.


Then I’ll pick my best two bars. Any free time I have away from the family is wrapped up in doing hrooves or working with Toto. Regardless, he was a master of using ghost notes to deepen his grooves.

Listening to some of your earliest tracks, and following through to the present, there’s never appeared ejff be a period when your time wasn’t happening.

People might look at me and say, “You’ve got good technique,” and yeah, okay, if you get to play ten hours a day, six days a week, for the past 20 years like I have then, yeah, you develop some sort of technique.

He was funny, down to earth, and very likable. Heads bob, harms flail, and high- fives abound.

But since this song was released during jwff disco era the producer asked Jeff to overdub a two-handed sixteenth-note hi-hat pattern onto it. I set them up one day when my father went to work and started wailing away, but I broke the head. I’m very happy with the work in the studios out here. Log in to rate this item.

Emil and I are trying to make it happen, and if it does, it will be one of the best schools anywhere. This kind of focused musical immersion worked well for him. So we had an analog groove.

Jeff Porcaro–The Groove Master

I mean, I could shine all this on and be a farmer–and enjoy life that way. With the guitar and bass amplifiers isolated in separate booths, they’re ready to cut the basic tracks for “I’ll Never Hurt You” together, without a click. Then I added some stuff to it.