Crosstown Traffic – Jimi Hendrix
Drum chart transcription for the classic song “Crosstown Traffic” by Jimi Hendrix with the great Mitch Mitchell on drums.
One of the most underrated early rock drummers, Mitch Mitchell created his own style and moved forward the progression of rock and roll drumming. His playing in this drum transcription of “Crosstown Traffic” is a perfect example of this.
If you want to play in a cover band you need to learn this song. The beginning classic lick is one of the first examples of implying three over four during several measures of rock music. Followed by one of the most funky rock drum beats in early rock music history, Mitch Mitchell propels through this drum chart with energy and excitement.
Tons of drum fills, lots of crash cymbals, and rockin’ syncopated beats make this a great song for learning the style of Mitch Mitchell’s drumming.