Drummer Cafe RSS Feed Drummer Cafe on Twitter Drummer Cafe on Facebook Drummer Cafe on Google+ Drummer Cafe on YouTube Drum/Percussion eBay Auction Portal

+-Recent Forum Topics

Is it legal to drum in public? by Ben Ringer
Today at 01:13 AM

Video of new mallet duo by Chip Donaho
July 29, 2014, 12:02 PM

The incredible shrinking ride cymbal by Don Elkington
July 25, 2014, 11:57 AM

I'm New Here ... (introduce yourself) by Marcel Flateau
July 24, 2014, 02:06 PM

Add rivets to hi hats -- Worth it, or not? by DrumnDad
July 22, 2014, 05:21 PM


Topic: Brush Artistry by Philly Joe Jones  (Read 4412 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline David Stanoch

  • Chef de Partie
  • Posts: 508
  • "Give the Drummer Some!"
    • david.stanoch
    • Rhythmelodic
Brush Artistry by Philly Joe Jones
« on: April 09, 2009, 10:09 PM »
Greetings all,

It's housewarming time in my new corner here @ the Drummer Cafe and I have a gift for YOU that's too good to pass up.

Brush Artistry by Philly Joe Jones is a long out-of-print classic. It was the first and probably, until Ed Thigpen put out his first book, only available text on the art of brushwork for many years.

I have a treasured copy myself and was smart enough twenty five years ago to go through the entire book in my studies with Jeff Hamilton when I lived in Los Angeles. It reflects Philly Joe's class, wit and sense of style, and the patterns are super-cool! Dig also the endorsements from Elvin Jones, Kenny Clarke, Max Roach, and renowned British drummer Tony Kinsey (the book was published by Premier).

Here is the link: http://www.garber.ca/marc/brush_artistry/index.htm

Fortunately the scans are in color, preserving the original look of the book. This is particularly helpful when studying the diagrams.

Enjoy a piece of history and learn from one of the masters!


"You are only in competition with yourself" ~ Max Roach


Powered by EzPortal