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Beat Roots



Many years in the making, Beat Roots is a collection of well-known and rare R&B/soul, funk and rock drum beats from the late 1960s to early 1980s.

It features:

– Accurately notated drum beat transcriptions

– Drummer profiles

– Information about the songs and the artists who have sampled them

– Overview of American R&B/soul and funk origins, styles and artists

with beats by:

– Bernard Purdie

– James Gadson

– Idris Muhammad

– Clyde Stubblefield

– David Garibaldi

– Billy Cobham

– Paul Humphrey

– Grady Tate

… and many more!


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