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TURN IT UP & LAY IT DOWN by Jeff Salem
What do you get when you mess with the bull? You get the horns!
It’s time to get funky with Turn It Up & Lay It Down” Messin’ wid da Bull. Author Jeff Salem provides an incredibly complete educational look at how to approach grooves, fills, drum part construction, setting up horn figures, and various other musical twists and turns in 13 extremely funky charts.
The included CD, featuring songs that pay homage to the great horn bands of the ’70s, like Tower of Power; Blood Sweat and Tears; Chicago; Earth Wind & Fire; Average White Band; and others. The book presents detailed concepts and explanations that will not only get you playing the particular songs in a very funky manner, but will improve your approach to this genre overall.
As a bonus, information provided within the book gives you access to a special area of hudsonmusic.com, when you can hear Jeff demonstrate various grooves and fills from the book. The free bonus MP3s are available through an access code that is included with the book and are downloadable to computers, iPods and other MP3 devices.
Looking to feel more funky? Then this is the book you’ve been looking for!
For more information, visit: http://www.hudsonmusic.com
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