X
Drums Tutorial

Jeff Porcaro Instructional Drums

  5.0   (1)  - log in to review
5 Videos | Length: 30min 17sec
Sample this tutorial...
Own it Forever
$1250 $25 Download
Site All-Access Pass
$15 /month Get Your Pass
  • image description

    Intro / Opening Jam (2:09)


  • image description

    Exercises & Examples Pt. 1 (7:31)


  • image description

    Exercises & Examples Pt. 2 (6:54)


  • image description

    Exercises & Examples Pt. 3 (11:14)


  • image description

    Outro / Closing Jam (2:29)


This is truly a unique opportunity to receive a private drum lesson from world-renowned musician Jeff Porcaro. In this exciting Hal Leonard video series, Jeff describes his approach to straight-time, triplet and shuffle feels, as well as Latin grooves. Jeff then breaks down a variety of drum patterns including his most famous groove from Toto's mega-hit "Rosanna."

Filmed in a live band setting, featuring his brother Michael Porcaro on bass and studio musician, songwriter David Garfield on keyboards, you'll experience an exciting atmosphere to help demonstrate Jeff's famous grooves. Jam-packed with helpful suggestions on topics like half-time shuffles, bass drum pedal technique and a host of other personal tips, you'll see how, by using different accents and timing techniques, you can achieve a wide variety of effects and feels on the hi-hat.

Also included is a downloadable PDF that contains the lesson examples Jeff refers to throughout the series. Get it via the "Download Project Extras" link that will appear below the video titles list on the left of this page once you're signed in to your All-Access Web Pass. If you bought the download version of this product, the PDF is included in the download.

Whether a fan of Jeff Porcaro or simply a drummer looking for new techniques, "Jeff Porcaro Instructional Drums" is a MUST SEE!


Why Users Choose Us

There are many things our users love about Groove3, but a couple always stand out at the top when asked why people choose us as their learning resource.

Quality Content

We meticulously craft professional quality tutorials that are thoughtful, informative and done with attention to detail. We stand behind our products with a 100% satisfaction guarantee and are trusted by 1000s of users every day.

Save Time & Money

Our library brings over 1500 hours of quality instruction to you fingertips and we release new content every week. Don't waste your valuable time scouring the web for information you may never find or is cumbersome to use and potentially can't be trusted.

Jh Rutledge
Submitted 2 years ago

The title speaks for itself.

It's easy to follow and to the point. Watching a master at work!

I am a: Professional

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

Before Jeff Porcaro, Grammy award-winning superstar from Toto, passed away in 1992, his list of playing credits included such artists as Michael Jackson, Paul McCartney, Boz Scaggs, Hall and Oates, Aretha Franklin, Elton John, Carly Simon, Diana Ross, Don Henley, Jackson Browne and Lionel Ritchie. Jeff was also a member of Steely Dan, performing on two albums, Pretzel Logic and Katy Lied.

Products by Jeff

  • image description
    tutorial video

    Jeff Porcaro Instructional Drums

    This is truly a unique opportunity to receive a private drum lesson from world-renowned musician Jeff Porcaro. In this exciting instructional video series, Jeff describes his approach to straight-time, triplet and shuffle feels, as well as Latin grooves. Jeff also breaks down a variety of drum patterns including his most famous groove from Toto’s mega-hit “Rosanna.”

You might be also interested in

Reason Guru Paul Ortiz shows you everything you need to know about the new Drum Sequencer player in Reason 10! Learn all about it and how to use it creatively when producing in Reason.

The All-Access Pass gives you just that, instant online access to every single video tutorial currently on the site and any ones that get added during your membership.

In this in-depth video series, SD3 wiz Luke Oswald gives you a comprehensive walk through of all the important new features found in the the Superior Drummer 3.1 update.

Take a lesson from a true rock legend! The late Levon Helm’s music reflected a cross-section of American roots music: Delta blues, country, rockabilly, R&B and, of course, the indelible music of The Band!

In this unique Hal Leonard video series, noted author, music therapist, and drum circle facilitator Christine Stevens takes you inside the drum circle phenomenon.

In this video tutorial series, Toontrack guru Luke Oswald shows how Superior Drummer 3 can be used as an all-inclusive, powerful, drum production tool. Learn how to create and produce a pro-level drum track and arrangement from start to finish, plus how to fine-tune your kit to fit the song, and mix it as well!

In this course, Josh Bess explains how to incorporate real drums into your electronic music, along with techniques to add natural feel and movement to your music creation and workflow. Josh demonstrates how to separate drum sounds recorded with a single microphone, how to warp multiple clips simultaneously, and other helpful techniques to apply to your own music creation.

MASCHINE expert Sami Rabia covers MASCHINE's Drum Synths in detail, showing you everything you need to know to understand, build and use Drum Synths' drum sounds and kits in your songs and productions!

In this course, Josh Bess explains how to create a natural sounding and feeling drum sampler, from the use of pre-recorded samples. Josh demonstrates how to quickly build this tool and provides a fully detailed explanation of how to apply this idea to your own creation process.

Studio wiz Paul Ortiz delivers a crash course on programming virtual acoustic drums in Cubase 9, utilizing Cubase's built-in features and functions to craft the perfect drum performance for your song.

Jeff Porcaro Instructional Drums is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from The title speaks for itself. It's easy to follow and to the point. Watching a master at work!
Date published: 2017-01-13
We use cookies to personalize content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. By continuing to use this site you agree to the use of cookies. View Privacy Policy