Drummers, this is how you play a shuffle

The late Jeff Porcaro was one of the all-time great drummers. The beat he invented for Toto‘s [1. Did you know Toto was the studio band for Michael Jackson’s Thriller?] Rosanna is the definitive example of a rock shuffle. Watch the video above as Jeff describes what inspired the beat and how he plays it. This is a masters-level clinic from one of the greatest drummers ever.