In this article written in 1997 for Batteur Magazine, and adapted for this blog, I used a Tower of Power song as a pretext to present a popular and interesting groove pattern.
Soul with a Capital "S" - Part 1
This pattern can be heard in the studio version of Soul with a Capital "S", a song by Tower of Power, and it can also be heard in many other songs.
16-bar Groove Exercise
Musical examples are granted for your personal use only.
© 1997 Alain Rieder - all rights reserved
NB - The previous exercise isn't part of my Time Manipulation Drum Book
Tower of Power - T.O.P.
Drummer: Russ McKinnon
Track 01: Soul With A Capital "S"
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