Lesson: Bonham’s ‘Poor Tom’ Beat New Orleans Style

Check out this kick and snare groove by Led Zeppelin’s John Bonham on “Poor Tom.” Musicians Institute drum program director Stewart Jean breaks it down and highlights the New Orleans feel in this beat. Can you hear the tubas? The brass band on top of this groove? In addition to being fun to play, this … Continue reading Lesson: Bonham’s ‘Poor Tom’ Beat New Orleans Style