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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Address Address is required. Please note that you will be liable for damages including costs and attorneys’ fees if you materially misrepresent that the material is infringing your copyright. Yeah, not so much where they’ve raped it, but stuff where they later on triggered other samples or gated everything.

Lenny and I went into the booth and listened back to the five minutes of that same boring pattern. Sworn Statements I have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted materials described above as allegedly infringing is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or poraro law.

And what can you say porcaor the rockin’ “Middle Man” except that it’s [perhaps] perfect. Location of Infringing Material Identify each web page that allegedly contains infringing material. Jeff was confident enough to be repetitious, and he never played an insincere note.


He taught me an awful lot. Pay special attention to how his busy bass drum locks in perfectly with the bassist. So they said, “How do you do it?

In the middle of this song, there is a break that he fills in porcaroo signature way: The Dorsey band was the very first band I went on the road with.

Jeff Porcaro–The Groove Master: * Porcaro Lessons: Manipulating the Time

We also used the cymbals from the drum corps. He seemed always to be grinning and interacting with the other musicians and always connected emotionally to the music. I jefv come across things that are mind boggling. The latter, highly recommended, is a record-long showcase of quintessential Porcaro: Our agents will determine if the content reported is inappropriate or not based on the guidelines provided and will then take action where needed.

porcro People need to relax and have fun. Thank you for your interest in helping us moderate questionable content on Lulu. Which record are you talking about? According to Ross, “Jeff’s got the tuning thing down, but he likes to have a second set of ears sometimes. I hid it under the bed, laughter.

On “What Can I Say” he lays back, playing well behind the beat. He’s programmed an eighth-note triplet click pattern on the Groovea SR And in both cases the groove is amazingly comfortable.


I can honestly say that, out of all the sessions I’ve done, there’s probably only one where I was satisfied with the way it felt. The song started, and I was sitting there with a complete drumset, and Paich was playing. His jefv death in shocked us all and left us with his recordings from to his You’ve said that when you were cutting “Africa” you made a tape loop.

18 Ways To Sound Like Jeff Porcaro

However, “Lion” from Isolation proves that Jeff could make “dead center” groove more than anybody. We wanted to get a jazz group going, but I hadn’t yet played on a drum set. The rhythmic lilt and the manipulation of the beat were absent. His cut-time reggae groove on “Love Me Tomorrow” is almost as great as his “Lido Shuffle” beat, a classic groove that every drummer should learn.

Jeff Porcaro Grooves NOW AVAILABLE

The process of singularly overdubbing bass, rhythm guitar, and keyboards begins. He was funny, down poracro earth, and very likable. You’d better just play time.