For Writing, Performing and Producing Contemporary Music –
Essential Grooves packs everything you need to know about contemporary styles into a must-have reference of audio, scores, and text.
The book presents 41 different grooves covering all the important styles that have influenced contemporary music, each performed by live players—Soul, Motown, Funk, Rock, Hip Hop, Jazz, Brazilian music, Afro-Cuban styles, Reggae and more. – Contains scores, text, and stereo mixes of the musical examples, as well as multi-track audio files (all audio available for free download at shermusic.com) of each example.
Users of this book will acquire the vocabulary and gain a deep understanding of each style through the historical background provided. – In addition, the book’s unique, license-free audio examples can be used to create custom play-alongs and original music.