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On the Beaten Path: Progressive Rock
Transcription By: Alfred Music OBPPRD Type: Publication

Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 11:35 am -0600

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This must-have guide for drummers provides insight into the history and development of the progressive rock genre, and explores a dozen legendary drummers that had the most impact on the style. The book will lead you through the beats, licks, solos, and grooves that made each artist famous, with insight into their approaches, the gear they used, the bands they played in, and the drummers who influenced them. The easy-to-follow lessons delve into authentic transcriptions of 36 famous beats and solos from songs by Porcupine Tree, The Mars Volta, Tool, Dream Theater, Rush, Frank Zappa, Yes, King Crimson, Jethro Tull, and others. Amazing photos are included, as well as a listing of essential recordings. All the beats and solos in the book are performed on the accompanying CD.

* Barriemore Barlow
* Terry Bozzio
* Bill Bruford
* Danny Carey
* Vinnie Colaiuta
* Phil Collins
* Michael Giles
* Gavin Harrison
* Carl Palmer
* Neil Peart
* Mike Portnoy
* Jon Theodore
* . . . and more!

On the Beaten Path: Progressive Rock is a much-anticipated extension to the highly acclaimed, award-winning book On the Beaten Path: The Drummer's Guide to Musical Styles and the Legends Who Defined Them, voted No. 1 Educational Book in the 2008 Modern Drummer Reader's Poll!, and voted No. 1 Book in the 2008 DRUM! Reader's Poll!

"Capturing the essence of prog drumming in an educational book isn't easy, but Lackowski does a fine job. Lackowski proves himself a true aficionado and a trusted source. Four stars!"
- Modern Drummer magazine

"This is where Lackowski shines! He has a gift that enables him to break down the core elements of a musical piece and translate those ideas into easily understandable written notation. On the Beaten Path: Progressive Rock is a must for anybody who wants to get on the inside track to understanding their heroes."

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This publication includes

Song Artist
Halo Porcupine Tree
The Start of Something Beautiful Porcupine Tree
Vermicide The Mars Volta
Cicatriz E.S.P. The Mars Volta
Cygnus...Vismund Cygnus The Mars Volta
Vicarious Tool
Ticks & Leeches Tool
Eulogy Tool
Pull Me Under Dream Theater
Home Dream Theater
Caught in a Web Dream Theater
The Spirit of Radio Rush
La Villa Strangiato Rush
Tom Sawyer Rush
Thick As a Brick (Side One) Jethro Tull
Conundrum Jethro Tull
No Lullaby Jethro Tull
Watermelon in Easter Hay Frank Zappa
Five-Five-FIVE Frank Zappa
Keep It Greasy Frank Zappa
Danger Money Frank Zappa, U.K.
The Purple Lagoon Frank Zappa, U.K.
Caesar's Palace Blues Frank Zappa, U.K.
Karn Evil 9: 1st Impression, Part 1 Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Tank Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Tarkus Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Back in N.Y.C. Genesis
The Colony of Slippermen (The Raven) Genesis
Dance on a Volcano Genesis
Roundabout Yes, King Crimson, U.K.
Alaska Yes, King Crimson, U.K.
One More Red Nightmare Yes, King Crimson, U.K.
The Court of the Crimson King King Crimson
21st Century Schizoid Man King Crimson