Chris Atchley Provides Afro Rock Rhythms With Ginger Baker, Drummer For Cream And Blind Faith

Chris Atchley, creator of Play Drums By Ear, has released a new post featuring Afro Rock rhythms with Ginger Baker, drummer for the successful bands Cream and Blind Faith. Drummers will hear about Baker’s unique blend of rock, jazz and African drumming styles.

Online PR News – 19-April-2012 – Corona/CA – Chris Atchley, professional drummer and creator of the drum lesson product Play Drums By Ear, has released a new post featuring Ginger Baker, drummer for the successful rock bands, Cream and Blind Faith. Atchley regards Baker, along with most drummers, as one of the more unique and successful drummers in rock music. According to Atchley, Baker drew heavily on jazz and African rhythms to create his trademark rock drumming style. This combination was unheard of in the 1960s when rock music was transforming into a cultural breakthrough. Atchley celebrates the talent and unique drumming style of Ginger Baker in his post available at

According to Atchley, “Ginger Baker is looked upon as one of the most unique drummers in rock music history.”

“Baker has been a part of several successful bands including the famous rock super trio, Cream, with bassist Jack Bruce and guitarist Eric Clapton,” Atchley says, “And the group Blind Faith, with Clapton and Steve Winwood.”

“What makes Baker so influential and unique as a rock drummer is his influences,” Atchley says.

Atchley offers a variety of articles and drum lessons on his website at Visit now for access to a long list of videos and lessons. Readers will find Atchley’s recent post, featuring a simple reggae drums lesson, at

About Chris Atchley and Play Drums By Ear
Chris Atchley has played drums for a variety of successful bands that have toured all around the world. Atchley has also taught drums for over fifteen years to students of all ages and skill level. His new instructional DVD course is now accessible and is guaranteed to help drummers worldwide.

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