Travis Brant | American Drummer & Composer

Jeff Porcaro Grooves: 8 Drum Transcriptions


Through his playing with Toto, Michael Jackson, Steely Dan and many other artists, Jeff Porcaro (1954-1992) was one of the most demanded drummers in the ’70s and ’80s. He is the perfect example of how a drummer should play in the recording studio. The book includes eight transcriptions of some of his most memorable performances, playing with artists such as Toto, Boz Scaggs, Steely Dan, and Michael McDonald. A biography is included to introduce the drummer and his intense career as a musician. The transcriptions are: Lido Shuffle, Lowdown, Hold the Line, Gaucho, Africa, Rosanna, I Keep Forgettin’, and Georgy Porgy (Live in Paris).