David Garibaldi's modern educational classic returns as an interactive, play-along app experience for drummers!

Using the original backing tracks from Tower of Power's 2008 release The Oakland Zone, The Code of Funk breaks down the elements that have made Garibaldi's funky, linear, syncopated style a touchstone for drummers around the world for decades.

Use the built in mixing console to design the perfect track to assist your study, isolating subtleties or removing the drums entirely when you're ready to replace them.

Talk downs of each drum part are included, as well as detailed transcriptions of all tunes. Lead sheets have been included for all tracks -- written by David, exclusive to the app -- giving you a bird's eye view of each tune.

What are you waiting for? Get The Code of Funk, and get funky!

What’s New

Version 2.0.1

Fix a bug related to Apple's inclusion of PDFKit in iOS 11.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
3 Ratings

3 Ratings

TAJMusic ,

Adam Johnson

It's a great App! What else can I say? Very useful for younger musician's as myself that didn't really grow up on funk so I kinda look at it as a funk coarse.

skootz ,

Great to see this title on the App Store!

Overall really nice package. It's nice to have the Overview, Chart and complete transcription. Band sounds great and everything is in sync. Two comments with constructive criticism in mind...
1. There are some portrait/landscape issues on the iPad. You can only get to full screen on the charts in landscape mode, and when you flip to navigate back you often return to a full screen pic of Garibaldi:)

2. Once you drop all the drum tracks out, there is no count in.

I know the app info states that you can print the charts, but I like to play the tracks from my phone while reading the charts on the iPad. But #1 makes this a little frustrating.

Overall these are sure fun to play, and the transcriptions also gives us some insight into d.g.'s innovative fills as well as the grooves we've come to love.
Well worth the $$


Fuzzy Music, LLC
236.6 MB

Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



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