Funk Drum Styles


An indepth study of the personal drumming styles of influential drummers in funk music through the use of audio and video examples, printed articles, transcriptions, and performance demonstrations.

Some of the artists studied in this course are listed below, but the course studies are not limited to these artists alone.

Richard Allen
Jack Ashford
Dennis Chambers
Jackie Cooper
Denny Davis
Herman Ernest
Tiki Fulwood
David Garibaldi
Roger Hawkins
Yogi Horton
Al Jackson
Uriel Jones
Harvey Mason
Zigaboo Modeliste
Earl Palmer
Melvin Parker
Bernard Purdie
Jabo Starks
Clyde Stubblefield