Billy Ward – Big Time
Jun 23 2016
This DVD is a riveting look at the very essence of what makes the human clock tick. Included are lessons, performances and insights, all presented in a new and groundbreaking format that strips the art of drumming to its very core.
Join world-renowned session drummer and educator Billy Ward as he explores a vital and untapped side of practical groove theory.
If you’re looking for an instructional DVD that rewards repeated viewings, or if you already have his other DVD Voices in My Head, you’ll want to drop the cash on this one. His concepts of practice playing, big time, and mechanisms crop up again and again in his instruction because they’re important. If you’re willing to approach drumming from a slightly different angle that harmoniously melds technique and creativity, you stand to learn a lot from this video. “Big Time” is a great addition to any drummer’s library.
Gets beyond licks and tricks and focuses on building skills to get better at making music, the skills that will get you hired as a musician, and will open new level of creative freedom in your playing.
Extensive bonus features include:
- Billy’s alternate perspective on basic rudiments, fills, shuffles and miking techniques
- 45 minutes of uncut footage of solos and jams with fast rising bassist Andy Hess
- Billy and Andy demonstrate the importance of pocket and break down the elements of timekeeping or go behind the kit with the optional foot-cam view and commentary by Billy
Running time: 02:30:00
Video: MPEG2 NTSC 4:3 (720×480)
Audio: AC3 48kHz 16bits 2 ch
Size: 4.7 Gb