Seven Days – Kit Transcription

I thought it was apt to end the week with another track I’ve been looking at called ‘Seven Days’. The track is by Sting, and it appears on his album ‘Ten Summoners Tales’. The whole album features some great drumming by Vinnie Colaiuta, but this track is one of my favourites. The track is in 5/8, but the way he moves the hi-hat accents makes the groove flow without feeling disjointed as you would expect. Vinnie uses this same technique on the track ‘St Augustine In Hell’ from the same album. Here is the track, and a transcription that I managed to complete over the past couple of days:

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.