How to play take five by dave brubeck

step by step on the drums

Learn to play this often called jazz standard

In this lesson I walk you through how to play the into and groove to Take Five by Dave Brubeck.  This tune can be a little intimidating because it is in 5/4.  Don’t be afraid! I walk you through everything you need to know in order to, not only play this groove, but to feel comfortable playing in 5/4.

Some Background to the track:

The original drummer on this track was Joe Morello.  You can check out his book here:

Take Five appeared on the album Time Out, Recorded in 1959

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