Difficulty LevelIn this free video drum lesson, I want to teach you how to play the main drum beat from the song “Take Five” by Dave Brubeck, featuring the legendary Joe Morello on drums.

Not only is the song in a Jazz setting, so plenty of improvisation, but it’s also in the time signature of 5/4…showcasing Joe Morello amazing ability to swing in an odd time signature.

For this lesson I show you the most common drum beat from the song as well as a more basic and beginner friendly version as well. I then perform the first four bars of the song to demonstrate just how much improvisation Joe is able to perform!


Take Five” (Dave Brubeck) – FREE VIDEO DRUM LESSON

YouTube Link – Learn How To Play Song “Take Five” (Dave Brubeck & Joe Morello)


Take Five” (Dave Brubeck) – FREE PDF DRUM SHEET MUSIC

"Take Five" - (Dave Brubeck & Joe Morello) Drum Beat Video Drum Lesson Notation Chart Transcription Sheet Music
DOWNLOAD LINKTake Five” (Dave Brubeck & Joe Morello) Free Drum Sheet Music


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