"Casa Loco" by Steve Jordan

Here's a transcription for Modern Drummer that I did back in 1989, I think you'll enjoy working on this one!

It's Steve Jordan's solo from the title track of the album Casa Loco with the group Eyewitness.

  • Steve Kahn on Guitar
  • Anthony Jackson on Bass
  • Steve Jordan on Drums
  • Manolo Badrena on Drums/Percussion/Vocals

Program the bass line ostinato in your favorite app to practice over.

What he does in measures 16 thru 24 is pretty amazing.

Hit the blue Download button below to get the music and recording, print it out, and work it up.

Solo starts at 07:30.

Bonus!!! A wonderful article written by Matt Phillips with Steve Kahn talking about making this classic album.

"The album is also totally unclassifiable – a ‘fusion’ band playing a blazing surf-rock cover tune (‘Penetration’)? An unhinged Puerto Rican percussionist singing in quasi-Spanish but sounding remarkably like Sting?"

Click link below for article.

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