Bernard “Pretty” Purdie is the worlds most recorded drummer. You can hear him on “Rock Steady” with Aretha or “Cold Sweat” with JB, Steely Dan, Miles Davis, Jeff Beck and hundreds of other recording artists. “If You Need Me…” features Bernard’s signature grooves in a solo format, with John Anter (drums) and with bass player Marty Ballou. It’s all about rhythm, melody, dynamics and groove and it highlights the man who set drumming and recording standards for the past 50 years. Today, Purdie’s grooves are being sampled by many contemporary artists showing that his influence transcends time and style.