Dave Weckl – The Next Step

Feb 06 2016

Dave Weckl – The Next Step

On this DVD, Dave concentrates on time playing, constructing a groove, beat displacement, cymbal technique, phrasing, creating a drum part, playing in odd times, and soloing. This video also features three performances of songs from Contemporary Drummers + One, a Latin groove, and some fantastic solos. This is a great instructional video. Dave is not an excellent teacher, but he is a very good one. His got amazing technique which he tries to pass on to you. A super one from Dave. This is one the best instructional video and is a must buy after his initial ‘Back to...

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Gary Chaffee – Phrasing and Motion

Feb 02 2016

Gary Chaffee – Phrasing and Motion

Phrasing and Motion is built around Gary Chaffee’s innovative teaching concepts, and is the perfect way to reinforce the techniques taught in the Patterns books. Steve Smith, a former student of Gary’s, makes a special appearance to demonstrate the techniques explained on the DVD in a fabulous solo performance. Gary Chaffee, author of the Patterns series of instructional books, here presents his innovative and effective techniques in video form. Along with Sticking Time, Linear Time, Rhythm And Meter, this video forms a cohesive and complete program for drum instruction. Steve Smith, one of Gary’s star proteges, performs a solo...

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Flo Mounier – Extreme Metal Drumming 101

Jan 25 2016

Flo Mounier – Extreme Metal Drumming 101

Flo Mounier is known around the world for his incomparable way of playing extreme metal music. His drumming combines great chops with blistering speed and technical brutality. Drummer of the Canadian band Cryptopsy, Flo’s style is an example to follow for the new generation of drummers who wish to find out more on what the discipline of extreme drumming is all about. On disc 1, Flo discusses the basic elements fundamental in playing extreme metal as well as showing exercises, routines and tips facilitating speed, endurance and control. On disc 2, we see Flo in action performing some over...

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Marco Minnemann – The Marco Show

Jan 19 2016

Marco Minnemann – The Marco Show

Marco’s latest release is his most detailed yet. The DVD includes almost a full hour of drum solos, performances with the Marco Minnemann big band and guitar hero Mike Kneally, several play-along tracks, instructional footage, comprehensive bonus features and much more. In all, almost 4 hours of total content, filmed in High-Definition and 5.1 surround sound. For drummers interested in honing their art, The Marco Show is not to be missed! DVD Features: Trio performances featuring legendary guitarist Mike Keneally and bassist Brian Beller; 6 mind-bending play-along tracks filmed in the DW Showroom; 3 jaw-dropping solos; 4 Buddy Rich...

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David Garibaldi – Tower Of Groove

Jan 14 2016

David Garibaldi – Tower Of Groove

Clearly one of the greatest funk drummers of all time, David Garibaldi performs eight great tunes with a six-piece band and then breaks down his drum part in each tune section by section. Styles covered include Latin, funk, hip-hop, and jazz. He also demonstrates the drum grooves from seven classic Tower of Power tunes. David Garibaldi combines his innovations of funk from his Tower of Power days with his new innovations in Afro-Cuban music and demonstrates how to incorporate them into modern music. This DVD shows you how to become your own drummer and how to create your own...

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Carter Beauford – Under the Table and Drumming

Jan 07 2016

Carter Beauford – Under the Table and Drumming

On this exhilarating DVD, Carter Beauford, world famous drummer for the Dave Matthews Band, performs along with the rhythm tracks from six of the band’s best songs, including ‘Ants Marching’ and ‘Satellite.’ Carter covers such topics as left hand lead/open-hand approaches, fills, double bass drums, drum set and cymbal setup, time feel, background and influences, the early days of Dave Matthews Band, and more. Also features previously unreleased live footage of the Dave Matthews Band. In this valuable 2-video box set, Carter Beauford, drummer for the Dave Matthews Band, performs along with the rhythm tracks from six of the...

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Trevor Salloum – The Art Of Arabic Drumming

Dec 30 2015

Trevor Salloum – The Art Of Arabic Drumming

Doumbek, dumbek, Arabic tabla, darbuka and derbeki are all names to describe the Middle Eastern drum that has intrigued generations for thousands of years. The Art of Arabic Drumming DVD is an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of this exotic instrument and explore the mystique of its music. Well known author and percussionist Trevor Salloum takes you on a journey into his Middle Eastern roots and provides a clear presentation of tuning, positioning, strokes, exercises, notation, timing, ear training, soloing and common rhythms. If that is not enough, this DVD includes a rare, special feature performance of world-renowned Middle...

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Bob Gatzen – Drum Tuning: Sound and Design… Simplified

Dec 23 2015

Bob Gatzen – Drum Tuning: Sound and Design… Simplified

Bob Gatzen shares his vast knowledge of sound production and design in this comprehensive and practical approach to drum tuning. The method is simple, straightforward and effective for all styles and all levels. With this DVD, you’l get the sound out of your instrument that you’ve been looking for. Special features include brand new footage featuring new tuning techniques and clips from the Inspiring Drummers Series featuring Dennis Chambers, Tony Royster Jr., Will Kennedy, and Billy Ashbaugh. This a great resource for anyone who struggles with getting that particular sound they want out of their instrument. The information is...

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Modern Drummer Festival 1998

Dec 17 2015

Modern Drummer Festival 1998

The 11th Annual Modern Drummer Festival Weekend, held on May 16 and 17, 1998, featured a diverse lineup of some of the world’s most exciting and innovative drummers. The entire weekend’s events were recorded, and the best moments of the festival are presented on this DVD. Included are excerpts of each performance, plus insightful interviews with each of the featured performers as well as other notable drummers who were in attendance. Enjoy performances by Dartmouth High School Drum Line, Jeff Hamilton, Will Kennedy, Rod Morgenstein, Glen Velez, Jojo Mayer, Eddie Bayers, and Dave Weckl. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime glimpse...

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Simon Mellish – Essential Snare Drum Techniques

Dec 09 2015

Simon Mellish – Essential Snare Drum Techniques

Essential Snare Drum Techniques by Simon Mellish. This superb DVD presentation will give the viewer an extensive insight into the art of snare drum technique. Learn to use traditional grip and how it applies to sticking patterns. Gain valuable insight into rudimental studies and how to maintain your snare drum technique.  Discover the Moeller system and its application to snare drum technique. Enjoy advanced rudiments and have fun with stick tricks. Take your snare drum playing to the next level with Essential Snare Drum Techniques. Simon Mellish has been a professional drummer for over 15 years and runs a...

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