Gregory Caputo's New Book is Published

March 19th, 2014


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"CLASSIC SWING DRUMMING"

Methods and Techniques for the Development of the Swing feel.

Gregory's publication not only includes the input of many world class musicians on what they require 

from there drummers, but in addition there are challenging exercises to help Dexterity, Coordinated Independence, Big band kick analysis, Time improvement techniques and bass drum endurance exercises. The history of Swing music with some rare vintage photo's are also included.

This publication is the culmination of Caputo's  45 years of experiences accumulated performing in the bands of Count Basie, Harry James, Artie Shaw, Cab Calloway,Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey, Nelson Riddle, Sammy Kay, Lionel Hampton, Duke Ellington along with performances with, Phil Woods, Neena Freelon,Sheila Jordan, Sammy Davis Jr. Tony Bennett, Grover Mitchell and Buddy Grecco, to name a few.

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