Soul Vaccination - David Garibaldi

Soul Vaccination


Drum Lesson by Alain Rieder
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This series of exercises can help you learn the main groove pattern from Soul Vaccination, as created by David Garibaldi in the classic Tower of Power album from 1973.

Here's a short excerpt from the song:
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Example 1

Here's the basic pattern, as transcribed by David Garibaldi himself:
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Example 2

Here's an alternative way to write the same pattern:
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Example 3

Now, the same pattern, but without the bass-drum. Non-accented notes are ghosted:
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Example 4

Now the same basic pattern, but with a simple eighth-note hi-hat ostinato, and also without any ghost notes:
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16-bar Groove Exercise

This exercise serves the purpose of integrating the main basic pattern.
Each bar is played twice.
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Musical examples are granted for your personal use only © 2000 Alain Rieder - all rights reserved

NB - The previous exercise isn't part of my Time Manipulation Drum Book

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