Drums and Bass: for tomorrows rhythm section

P.A. Francis

Cost: £18


ISBN: 978-1-86218-104-5

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5920/drums.2012

Subject area: Music

Published: May 2012

Dimensions: 29.4 x 21 x 0.5 cm

Pages: 42 pages

Publisher: University of Huddersfield Press

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Performance and recital repertoire for tomorrow’s rhythm section. Comprising of original music for drummers and bass players, with fully annotated scores and CD backing tracks with and without click tracks. Ideal for the graduate level popular music performer, or for those just wanting a new and exciting musical challenge.

Drum and Bass presents pieces that are of level 4 -6, and can be used in conjunction with diploma or undergraduate performance studies.

Contains two CDs


  1. Performance notes
  2. Douper Souper
  3. Cubism
  4. C's a crowd
  5. Move the groove
  6. Marli's March
  7. Bacon and sausage


Paul A. Francis is a professional session player and educator whose career continues to span all styles of music, performing and recording with artists whose credits includes: Paul McCartney, Amy Winehouse, Craig David, James Brown, BB King and many others. This has included several TV and film appearances, as well as radio broadcasts. As an educator he has held several teaching posts teaching students from 5-50 years amateur to professional.

As well as continuing to perform both nationally and internationally. Paul is principal drum kit tutor at the University of Huddersfield and a lecturer in popular music, focasing on ensemble playing and band studies.


"Players such as Slash, preach the idea that you get a lot better by playing with other musicians as opposed to yourself. This book is definitely a step in that direction and the promotion of Academic books encouraging you to work with other people is a great welcome"

Bass Musician Magazine