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MusicStudy: Joe Pass – “A Time for Us”


Listen to the Groove Simmer in this Jazz Funk Classic

By Amir Said (Sa’id)

Joe Pass’s guitar work is on point as you would expect, but here, the drum and bass work is equally impressive. Pay careful attention to the shuffling tambourine.

For educational purposes…

Joe Pass – “A Time for Us”

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Amir Said (aka Sa’id) is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of BeatTips. A writer, publisher, and beatmaker/rapper from New York, Said is the author of a number of books, including ‘The BeatTips Manual,’ ‘The Art of Sampling,’ ‘Ghetto Brother,’ and ‘The Truth About New York.’ He is also a recording artist with a number of music projects, including his latest album 'The Best of Times.' Follow him on Twitter at: @amirsaid and @BeatTipsManual

  • nice video

  • Awesome… Sometimes, the original is more hip hop than hip hop it’s self!
    Really like this track.

  • Jelani,
    You’re right: this IS dope!

  • FlamesYall,
    I completely know what you mean, and I agree.