Joe Morello – Drum Method 2: Around The Kit

Jul 26 2016

Joe Morello – Drum Method 2: Around The Kit

Part 2 of Joe Morello’s classic drum method series explores single vs. double bass drum techniques, special bass drum exercises, heel-toe techniques, hi-hat ‘ride style’ and ‘fanning’ making hi-hat and cymbals ‘breathe’ and blend, swinging and keeping time, dynamics, punctuating and accents, thinking musically, and soloing. This wealth of practical teaching is accompanied, as ever, by Joe Morello’s legendary wit and wisdom! You’ll never miss a note! Features include: You see the music and the tablature on screen as it’s being played All right- and left-hand techniques are shown in close up and with helpful split-screen effects to make...

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Hannes Grossmann – Progressive Concepts for the Modern Metal Drummer

Jul 21 2016

Hannes Grossmann – Progressive Concepts for the Modern Metal Drummer

Hannes Grossmann – Progressive Concepts for the Modern Metal Drummer. Presented by Hannes Grossmann, who has performed with Technical Death Metal bands such as Necrophagis & OBSCURA. Features chapters on hand technique, foot technique, speed & endurance. There are certain practice methods Hannes shows that will drastically increase your speed and endurance. Hannes used and developed those methods himself during the preparations for Necrophagist’s ‘Epitaph’ album, for which he was able to increase his hand speed for single strokes from 200 bpm to 240 bpm within 5 months. Also features phrasings and groove concepts that can be used for...

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Kenny Aronoff – Laying It Down: Basics Of Rock Drumming

Jul 18 2016

Kenny Aronoff – Laying It Down: Basics Of Rock Drumming

Explore the fundamentals of rock drumming with Kenny in Laying It Down: Basics of Rock Drumming. Learn Kenny’s tips on how to choose a beat, keep steady time, make your beat groove, and how to make a beat your own. Kenny pushes drummers of all skill levels with his step-by-step lessons on improving hand control and independence. Kenny Aronoff is one of rock’s most in-demand drummers. While this DVD is ideal for beginning/intermediate drummers, it also offers valuable tips for the advanced player. Topics include creating a drum part, keeping steady time, making the beat groove and developing the...

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Paulo Mattioli – Hands on Drumming Volume 4

Jul 14 2016

Paulo Mattioli – Hands on Drumming Volume 4

With this series of DVDs, anyone can learn to play hand drums without learning to read music. First, you simply watch the rhythm being played with the Players Eye View Camera, (no transposing left hand for right!) then sing along with the rhythm as it appears on the screen just like the words of a song. Finally you play along as each part is demonstrated slowly and clearly on the drum. Session 4 contains a study guide; fundamental keys to developing rhythm and essential drumming skills; 20 rhythm patterns with signals, two rhythm arrangements of Tiriba and Mindiani; and...

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Ed Thigpen – The Essence Of Brushes

Jul 09 2016

Ed Thigpen – The Essence Of Brushes

An extraordinary DVD by Ed Thigpen, who is univerally acknowledged as the master of jazz brushes. Ed explains and demonstrates the essential strokes and sound of the brushes and their applications to different rhythmic patterns and musical forms. As a bonus Ed plays several pieces with an all-star jazz trio, featuring the legendary bassist Ron Carter and Tony Purrone on Guitar. If you want to learn brush technique from the master this video is an amazing learning resource as well as a way to peer into the mind of the one drummer who was cited by both Buddy Rich...

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Jeff Bowders – Double Bass Drumming Workshop

Jul 03 2016

Jeff Bowders – Double Bass Drumming Workshop

In this information-packed DVD double-kick specialist Jeff Bowders shows you tips and techniques for getting the most out of your double bass drum playing. This state-of-the-art tutorial will bring your double-kick playing right up to date with dozens of progressive, step-by-step exercises that reveal the details behind: Pedal technique and balance Mirrored double bass grooves Endurance and stamina exercises Fill and soloing techniques and concepts During additional live performance segments, Jeff shows you exactly how to put your new skills and ideas to work in a variety of grooves. On this DVD, Jeff Bowders (the phenomenal drumming presence behind...

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Billy Ward – Big Time

Jun 23 2016

Billy Ward – Big Time

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...

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Modern Drummer Festival 2008

Jun 17 2016

Modern Drummer Festival 2008

Featuring amazing performances and illuminating interviews from eleven of today’s greatest drum artists, including Thomas Pridgen or The Mars Volta and Todd Sucherman of Styx. New, four-disc, twelve-hour DVD of the 2008 Modern Drummer Festival is much more than merely the highlights of the most prestigious, longest-running, largest live drumming event in the world. The deluxe Modern Drummer Festival 2008 DVD package is also an incredible educational resource that provides in-depth insights and exclusive instruction from one of the most musical and musically diverse groups of drummers in the Festival’s 20-year history. For all drummers: MD Fest 2003, MD...

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Steve Gadd – In Session

Jun 12 2016

Steve Gadd – In Session

Gadd and friends live, in session, featuring Richard Tee, Will Lee, Forge Calto and Eddie Gomez. High points of the DVD feature Gadd demonstrating several explosive Latin feels – and then explaining how he did them – topped off by some of the most exciting solos Steve has ever recorded. Gadd playing his relentlessly impeccable licks in loose improvisatory jams, and fleshing them out with illustrative voiceover comments. Watch him jam out with amazing musicians in such styles as funk, Latin, reggae, shuffles and ballads. Imagine that the top studio drummer of the 20th century decides to work on...

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David Garibaldi – Talking Drums

Jun 09 2016

David Garibaldi – Talking Drums

David Garibaldi, Michael Spiro, Jesus Diaz – Talking Drums. Talking Drums is a unique percussion trio of three world-renowned drummers who have come together to combine traditional Afro-Caribbean and funk rhythms: funk drumming innovator David Garibaldi, Cuban-born hand drummer Jesus Diaz, and San Francisco Bay area percussionist Michael Spiro. In this DVD, Talking Drums performs and breaks down several exciting compositions that demonstrate the rich rhythmic complexities of this Afro-Caribbean/funk music, offering new ways of approaching both hand drums and drumset.Talking Drums offers a unique teaching approach that clearly explains the intricate workings of Afro-Caribbean rhythmic styles and helps...

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