How To Play Morello’s “Blue Rondo à la Turk”

How To Play Morello’s Groove On “Blue Rondo à la Turk”

In this month’s video lesson, Nate Brown tips his hat to the late jazz great Joe Morello by demonstrating one of the drummer’s infamous odd tempo grooves on the “Blue Rondo à la Turk,” from Dave Brubeck Quartet’s groundbreaking 1959 album Time Out. You can find the sheet music for this excerpt in the June 2011 issue of DRUM! Magazine.

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