Song, “Dearly Beloved” – 5 choruses of a 32-bar form (8|8|8|8) with an 8-bar ending using an older jazz 146 bpm rhythm, Song Rhythm Track. For more #backingtracks, check out #SongRhythmTracks  at As supplied on the "Jazz and Blues Sampler", Apple iOS App.

Alive Drumming’s favourite Frequently  Asked  Questions  (FAQ)

We have hand-picked some of our favourite  F.A.Q.s about Alive Drumming and Song Rhythm Tracks.

Why do these Song Rhythm Tracks sound so great?

They do, don’t they! And for a number of reasons:
  1. Great Recordings of Great Drummers – Song Rhythm Tracks are arranged from careful studio recordings of excellent drummers.  They are not constructed from midi files fitting together “samples” from single drum hits to form a mechanical style but rather multiple longer-form full recordings by t

Why Song Form with Rhythm Tracks?

Check out the article above, "Dealing with Song Forms: Tips for Drummers" from the Learn Jazz Standards website. It is great advice for drummers on how to reinforce the song form while drumming.

Ever wondered why "Song Rhythm Tracks", and not just, "<span s

Song, “Song For Maura” –

“Song For Maura” – 5 choruses of 32-bar A1A2 form (as 16|16 bars) with an 8-bar intro’ and a 4-bar ending, using a Mambo rhythm at 150 bpm
As supplied on the "Afro-Cuban Salsa Sampler", Apple iOS App. #GettingIntoTheGroove #practicing with #SongRhythmTracks

Song, “La Enganadora” – “La Enganadora” – A single chorus of the form "16|10|7"  with a 2-bar intro’ and no ending, using a New York Mozambique rhythm at 118 bpm As supplied on the “Afro-Cuban Salsa Sampler”, Apple iOS App. Improve your #musicianship #practising with #SongRhythmTracks at

Song, “Somebody Else On Your Mind” – Song Rhythm Tracks that fits "Somebody Else On Your Mind",  using a Nashville Hillbilly swing at 120 bpm, 4-bar intro', 2 choruses of a 34-bar form (16|16|2) As supplied on the "Country Music Sampler", Apple iOS App. #arrange ANY song, easily with #SongRhythmTracks at    

Song, “Leaving On A Jet Plane” – Song Rhythm Tracks that fits "Leaving On A Jet Plane", using a Nashville Pop ballad groove at 65 bpm, with a 4-bar intro', 3 choruses of a 32-bar A1A2 form (16|16), and an 8-bar ending. As supplied on the "Old Country Music Sampler", Apple iOS App., Try #jamming with #SongRhythmTracks at