Half-Time Shuffle Video Drum Lesson

June 24, 2011 6:59 pm in Drumset by John Xepoleas

The Half -time Shuffle is a great sounding groove often associated with Bernard Purdie, Jeff Porcaro

and John Bonham. These renowned drummers played the Half-time Shuffle on timeless recordings by

Steely Dan, Toto and Led Zeppelin.  It can also be heard on a numeurous other recordings in a variety

of musical genres from hip hop and pop to funk and jazz.  In this video drum lesson, I’ll show you how to play the

Half -time Shuffle both with and without ghost notes, plus demonstrate a number of great sounding

bass drum variations.  Hope you dig it!