Drum Charts
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Count Basie - Basie Straight AheadCount Basie - Basie Straight Ahead

9 drum charts from the album
(see PDF attachment below)

Now you can play along to one of the best Big Band albums to date. Basie Straight Ahead is a great album for the novice to professional big band drummer. Want to learn the style? This is a GREAT resource for you! These nine charts are the Sammy Nestico arrangements from the album which features drummer Harold Jones ... probably the best drummer Count Basie ever had. If you are new to the Big Band genre, and you'd like to learn more, this would be an excellent opportunity for you.

Pick up the album and play-along to it using these drum charts!

pdfCount Basie - Basie Straight Ahead drum charts

These charts are provided for educational purposes only!

Bart Elliott

Bart Elliott is a degreed professional musician with a Bachelor of Music in Percussion Performance, and Master of Music post-graduate work. His 40+ years in the music and entertainment industry, over 100 album recordings to his credit, as well as an exhaustive understanding of contemporary and classical music makes him a complete and skilled master musician.

Bart continues to work as an active drummer, percussionist, composer, producer, music arranger, director, comedian, MC, educator, writer and visual artist. He is the owner and creator of DrummerCafe.com, which he founded in December of 1996.

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