Keith Carlock - Big Picture
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Keith Carlock: The Big Picture
Hudson Music presents
KEITH CARLOCK: The Big Picture Edited by Joe Bergamini Transcriptions and engraving by Willie Rose PDF Design by Joe Bergamini and Willie Rose DVD Produced by Paul Siegel and Rob Wallis Photos by Andrew Lepley
Copyright © 2009 Hudson Music LLC All Rights Reserved www.hudsonmusic.com
Keith Carlock: The Big Picture “Schizophrenic” Here, Keith demonstrates the groove from this Oz Noy track.
Ghost-Note Levels Demo This exercise is designed to demonstrate the difference in stroke height between Keith’s ghost notes and accents.
Keith Carlock: The Big Picture Lining up the Bass Drum When playing this exercise, be careful to make sure that the bass drum lines up exactly with the snare drum and hi-hat notes.
Keith Carlock: The Big Picture New Orleans-Influenced Grooves Growing up in Mississippi, Keith was influenced by New Orleans music, and demonstrates the following groove examples on the DVD. Refer to the DVD to understand the slightly-swung feel of these grooves.
Keith Carlock: The Big Picture
Keith Carlock: The Big Picture Groove Subdivision Demo After playing the previous 2 examples, Keith plays this example at a slower tempo to emphasize the “inthe-cracks” (between straight and swung) feel of the groove.
Keith Carlock: The Big Picture New Orleans-Influenced Improvised Groove Keith describes this as a Meters-influenced New Orleans-style groove idea.
Keith Carlock: The Big Picture Approach to Soloing/8-Bar Phrases Whether playing a song or soloing, Keith is constantly thinking in 8-bar phrases. The following are soloistic examples that demonstrate this phrasing.
Keith Carlock: The Big Picture
Keith Carlock: The Big Picture 4-Over-3 Groove Example In the following groove, the ride cymbal, snare drum and bass drum are playing the 3 feel, while the leftfoot hi-hat plays the 4 feel against it.
This alternate notation shows another way to think about this groove.
Keith Carlock: The Big Picture Incorporating the Hi-Hat Foot The following examples show Keith demonstrating how he integrates the hi-hat in an improvisational way into his grooves. It can be thought of as the foot hi-hat replacing the bass drum in random places.
Keith Carlock: The Big Picture Rudiment Applications Examples 15 and 16 show different ways to apply 7-stroke rolls in your grooves.
Here is a 6-stroke roll application, beginning with a classic Motown fill.
Keith Carlock: The Big Picture Next are some flam applications.
Keith Carlock: The Big Picture “Lucky Beard” Main Groove 20
“Lucky Beard” 4/4 Bridge Groove 21
Overlapping Grace Notes When playing the following exercise, focus on making sure the ghost notes on the snare drum do not flam with the notes on the bass drum.
Keith Carlock: The Big Picture Hand/Foot Combination Here, Keith is playing rudimental figures between the snare drum and the bass drum.
“Jackass Surcharge” Main Groove 24
Keith Carlock: The Big Picture “Ice Pick” Main Groove The groove for this Oz Noy tune has a shuffle feel.
Keith Carlock: The Big Picture Steely Dan Grooves: “The Last Mall” Keith was the drummer on the original recording of the next 3 songs.
Keith Carlock: The Big Picture “Godwhacker” 27
Keith Carlock: The Big Picture “Two Against Nature” 28
Keith Carlock: The Big Picture “The Fez” This is Keith’s interpretation of Bernard Purdie’s classic groove from “The Fez.”
“Kid Charlemagne” This is another Bernard Purdie groove interpreted by Keith.
“Josie” The original track featured Jim Keltner on drums.
Wayne Krantz Trio: “Riff” Here is the main groove that Keith plays on this tune with the trio.
Keith Carlock: The Big Picture Fills: The next 5 examples deal with Keith’s approach to playing fills.
Fill Idea Demo This idea shows Keith taking a sticking, breaking it up in different ways rhythmically, and orchestrating it around the kit in various ways.
Keith Carlock: The Big Picture 6/8 Fill Demo Keith demonstrates the following example with the trio, using the same basic sticking as above, but this time in 6/8.
6/8 Fill Demo Ending on 1 In this example, the phrasing is more simple, with the fill idea resolving on beat 1.
Keith Carlock: The Big Picture 6/8 Fills with Click Keith stresses the importance of practicing all of these concepts with a click, and demonstrates the following idea. The odd groupings in the second line are an example of an area where Keith plays a sticking idea that “floats” over the time.
4/4 Fills with Click 37
Keith Carlock: The Big Picture Warm-Up Exercises Keith uses various rudimental stickings to warm up.
Finger Technique Exercises On the DVD, Keith explains that the use of his fingers is a major component of his hand technique. He demonstrates the following example as a way to build facility with your finger strokes.
Keith Carlock: The Big Picture Foot Technique Groove Demo Here, Keith demonstrates finger strokes applied to a groove.
Keith Carlock: The Big Picture Warm-Up Exercises Here are more warm-up exercises. Keith uses rudiments and patterns he learned in drum corps/marching band when warming up.
Keith Carlock: The Big Picture Odd Phrasing Exercise Keith stresses the importance of thinking in 8-bar phrases, however, in actual performance he does not state the beginning of each phrase so obviously. When practicing this, count so that you don’t lose your place.
Keith Carlock: The Big Picture DVD CREDITS
“Jackass Surcharge” Performed by Rudder Written by Henry Hey, Chris Cheek, Tim Lefebvre, Keith Carlock Published by Cheekus Music (BMI), Heyness Music (BMI), Fabre Music (BMI), Carlock Music (BMI) Featuring: Henry Hey: Keyboards Chris Cheek: Saxophone Tim Lefebvre: Bass
Produced by Paul Siegel and Rob Wallis Directed by Rob Wallis Co-produced by Greg McKean Edited by Phil Fallo Associate Producer: Joe Bergamini
“Old New” “Rock” “Riff” “Greenwich Mean” Performed live by the Wayne Krantz Trio Written by Wayne Krantz Published by Latebloom Publishing (ASCAP)
Recorded and Mixed by Sean McClintock Video Engineer: Dan Welch Lighting Designer/Camera: Jeff Turick Jib Operator: Kosmo Camera: Ian McGrew, Matt Wachsman Floor Manager: Al Figols Boom Operators: Rob Hanhurst, Steve Nelson Assistant Video Engineer: Matthew Tomko Audio Assistant: Travis Stefl PA’s: Weezy Mapes, Dave Aisenstat, Tom Bartlett, Nate “Freak Show” Blair Still Photographer: Andrew Lepley Content Consultant: Mike Sorrentino Drum Tech: Kris Castillo PDF eBook Transcriptions by: Willie Rose PDF eBook Layout and Design by: Joe Bergamini and Willie Rose
“Schizophrenic” “Ice Pick” Written by Oz Noy Published by Oz Noy Publishing (ASCAP) © & (P) 2009 Magnatude Records Taken from the album Schizophrenic by Oz Noy (Magnatude Records MT-2317-2) Featuring: Oz Noy: Guitar Will Lee: Bass Oz Noy appears courtesy of Magnatude Records. Check out Oz’s new album Schizophrenic on Magnatude Records MT-2317-2, Available Worldwide on September 15, 2009 www.magnacarta.net
Filmed at Bennett Studios, and Englewood, NJ April 10 and 11, 2009 Featuring Wayne Krantz: Guitar Tim Lefebvre: Bass
Keith Carlock uses Yamaha drums, Zildjian cymbals, Remo drumheads, Regal Tip Keith Carlock Performer Series drumsticks, and DW bass drum pedals. Keith would like to thank all of these companies for their support.
MUSIC “Lucky Beard” Performed by Rudder Written by Henry Hey, Chris Cheek, Tim Lefebvre, Keith Carlock Published by Cheekus Music (BMI), Heyness Music (BMI), Fabre Music (BMI), Carlock Music (BMI) Featuring: Henry Hey: Keyboards Chris Cheek: Saxophone Tim Lefebvre: Bass
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© 2009 Hudson Music, LLC “Tokyo Chicken” Performed by Rudder Written by Henry Hey Published by Cheekus Music (BMI), Heyness Music (BMI), Fabre Music (BMI), Carlock Music (BMI) Featuring: Henry Hey: Keyboards Chris Cheek: Saxophone Tim Lefebvre: Bass