Mort un dimanche de pluie

In 1986, I appeared as a studio drummer in the French film, "Mort un dimanche de pluie" (Death on a Rainy Sunday), which was shot in the Geneva area.
This is a thriller about a psycho looking for revenge and it's a pretty dark film. The music scenes where taken in three days, in a warm and friendly atmosphere, so I have good memories of these days. The rest of the film is pretty tense.
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Improvisation in 3/4

Improvisation in 3/4 with my friend Eduardo Machado.
Our goal here is to experiment with rhythm, so this is just a practice session.
We start with a simple rhythmic motif and we let ourselves go were it leads us.
Anything goes!
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Humid Beings

Frank Gambale - guitar
Tom Coster - keyboards
Jimmy Earl - bass
Mike Fahn - trombone
Alain Rieder - drums

Live in Zurich (Switzerland), 1992

Funk Track

Playing along this fun(k) track, to test my new overhead microphones.
The track is pretty short, so there's four consecutive takes.

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Time Manipulation Drum Book
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Awakening

Frank Gambale - guitar
Tom Coster - keyboards
Jimmy Earl - bass
Mike Fahn - trombone
Alain Rieder - drums

Live in Zurich (Switzerland), 1992

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Time Manipulation Drum Book
Buy the English version: http://tinyurl.com/y6ua5pup
More info:
http://tinyurl.com/y8apo9lw
Excerpts:
http://tinyurl.com/ybn5bspo
YouTube:
http://tinyurl.com/ydz6frzw
Mailing list:
http://tinyurl.com/y9r5pq32

Spending Sunday With You

Frank Gambale - guitar
Tom Coster - keyboards
Jimmy Earl - bass
Mike Fahn - trombone
Alain Rieder - drums

Live in Zurich (Switzerland), 1992

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Time Manipulation Drum Book
Buy the English version: http://tinyurl.com/y6ua5pup
More info:
http://tinyurl.com/y8apo9lw
Excerpts:
http://tinyurl.com/ybn5bspo
YouTube:
http://tinyurl.com/ydz6frzw
Mailing list:
http://tinyurl.com/y9r5pq32

New Boots

Frank Gambale - guitar
Tom Coster - keyboards
Jimmy Earl - bass
Mike Fahn - trombone
Alain Rieder - drums

Live in Zurich (Switzerland), 1992

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Samba Di Somewhere

Frank Gambale - guitar
Tom Coster - keyboards
Jimmy Earl - bass
Mike Fahn - trombone
Alain Rieder - drums

Live in Zurich (Switzerland), 1992

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Europa

Frank Gambale - guitar
Tom Coster - keyboards
Jimmy Earl - bass
Mike Fahn - trombone
Alain Rieder - drums

Live in Zurich (Switzerland), 1992

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The Natives are Restless

Frank Gambale - guitar
Tom Coster - keyboards
Jimmy Earl - bass
Mike Fahn - trombone
Alain Rieder - drums

Live in Zurich (Switzerland), 1992

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Jupiter

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Excerpts:
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Mailing list:
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Drums recorded direct to two tracks with three microphones (two PZM mics and a bass-drum mic). Credits for the playalong track: drumless version of the Earth Wind & Fire song "Jupiter", from Zoro's package "The Commandments of R&B Drumming Play Along Book and CD". This is intended as a demo.