A few months ago, I received a video from Terry Bozzio (Frank Zappa, Missing Persons) where he comments my performance of Zappa’s Black Page drum solo and points out some things to correct to play the piece more accurately. He says so because Zappa was a perfectionnist and wanted his compositions to be played exactly as written. So if you want to tackle that monster piece, have a look at the video and it will probably help you in being more precise in the many complex rhythms you’ll find in the piece. You have to be a member at Drum Channel to be able to see the video (it’s worth it though).
Here’s my version: