The Funky Beat: David Garibaldi The groove maestro lays out variations of his approach to Tower Of Power’s “Oakland Stroke.”

David Garibaldi—along with bassist Rocco Prestia, sax player Lenny Pickett, and guitarist Jeff Tamelier—showcases the famous Tower Of Power song “Oakland Stroke.”

For more, check out “The Oakland Stroke 2.0” article in the August 2006 issue of Modern Drummer.

And check out this clip of Garibaldi breaking the Oakland stroke down.

Updated 1/30/2015.