DRUM! Groove Analysis: Rayford Griffin

Rayford Griffin’s second album as leader, Reflections Of Brownie, pays homage to his uncle, the late great trumpeter, Clifford Brown. Painting standard tunes with a modern brush, you get the best of both worlds: timeless melodies and a killer groove. Nate Brown from DRUM! Magazine Groove Analysis is going over the groove from ‘Willow Weep For Me’ and breaks down the beat and rhythm.

“Griffin brings Brown’s beautiful ballad to life by wisely choosing to play a Bernard Purdie-influenced half-time shuffle underneath”

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