Chad Smith: JB Gave The Drummer Some

Much of what I do is based off of funk beats, so why not go directly to the source? These beats are inspired by the great grooves in the James Brown Band, by drummers like Jabo Starks and Clyde Stubblefield, which I like to improvise off of. Here are a few ideas that might get you started down the same path.

DRUM! Notation Guide

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