Joe Morello – Drum Method 1: The Natural Approach To Technique

Apr 26 2016

Joe Morello – Drum Method 1: The Natural Approach To Technique

Joe Morello is one of the most important drummers in jazz-and here’s your chance to learn directly from him! Joe demonstrates roll techniques, matched grip and traditional stick positions, sounds on the drumhead, cross sticking, tuning, and much more, all using natural body movement. Plus great vintage footage of Joe in action with the Dave Brubeck Quintet! Jazz drummer Joe Morello presents a wealth of knowledge on drum technique, and shows his skills in a vintage performance with the Dave Brubeck Quintet. First, Joe Morello’s on-camera teaching style can be frustrating because he is whips through each lesson quickly....

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Afro-Cuban Grooves For Bass and Drums. Funkifying the Clave

Apr 25 2016

Afro-Cuban Grooves For Bass and Drums. Funkifying the Clave

This DVD is a companion to the popular Alfred Publishing Book/CD of the same name dealing with traditional Afro-Cuban rhythms and their application to funk, rock, and jazz. It features bassist, author, composer, and music educator Lincoln Goines, well known for his work in the New York City Latin, jazz-funk, and studio scene. And drummer Robby Ameen, who has made a life-long study of Afro-Cuban rhythms. Also appearing on the DVD is Wayne Krantz on guitar and Bill O’Connell on keyboard. This book is a goldmine of information and ideas pertaining to the addition of the salsa feel in...

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Gregg Bissonette – Musical Drumming in Different Styles

Apr 22 2016

Gregg Bissonette – Musical Drumming in Different Styles

Gregg Bissonette has carved an impressive niche as an outstanding all-round drummer equally at home with David Lee Roth and Joe Satriani as with Frank Gambale, Toto and Don Henley. In this unique 2-disc set Bissonette delves into his years of experience to show you how to be a more musical and versatile drummer. Ten stylistically diverse original songs that feature some of the world’s finest musicians are performed and discussed in detail. The special Camera Option allows you to control the camera that moves above the drums at any point during the performance. Three band tunes are offered...

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Akira Jimbo – Fujiyama

Apr 19 2016

Akira Jimbo – Fujiyama

In this drum DVD, Akira Jimbo shows you how he has expanded the concept of the drum set as a solo instrument. After 15 years of research and development, Jimbo has developed an organic approach to combining electronic and acoustic drums by utilizing a Drum Trigger System. Jimbo has worked out everything you need to be your own band – you’ll be playing melody, harmony and rhythm in a breathtaking musical panorama.     Includes: Location of trigger pickups Trigger Function Modes Programming Drum Patterns Interviews Behind-the-scene footage 4 complete perfomances of songs 2nd camera angle (overhead) on all...

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Dave Weckl – Natural Evolution: How To Develop Your Own Sound

Apr 15 2016

Dave Weckl – Natural Evolution: How To Develop Your Own Sound

The third DVD in the A Natural Evolution Series, Weckl focuses on all aspects of developing your own sound. Beginning with how to get a great acoustic sound, Weckl walks the viewer through all the details of tuning your kit and the various functions while guiding the viewer through proper selection and placement. Next Weckl works with the mixing console and covers frequencies, equalization, phase cancellation and noise gates. All of the topics are clearly demonstrated with visual graphs and audio reinforcement. This is the most complete sound reinforcement instruction ever developed for drummers. Great tutorial about how to...

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Jan Palmer – Drumset Freedom and Creation

Apr 09 2016

Jan Palmer – Drumset Freedom and Creation

This excellent DVD explores four key areas in modern drumming; timekeeping, technique, independence and the discovery of your own voice on the instrument. The educational elements of this DVD are interspersed with live recorded performances featuring Gary Husband and Laurence Cottle, two of the finest and most respected musicians in modern music. Ian guides you through exercises specifically developed for students of all levels, inspired by years of studying the art of drumming. There are no short cuts to becoming a great drummer, but this excellent DVD will help you to focus on the key elements essential to developing...

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Mike Michalkow – Moeller Method Secrets

Apr 07 2016

Mike Michalkow – Moeller Method Secrets

Mike Michalkow’s DVD, Moeller Method Secrets, presents a step-by-step system for mastering the amazing Moeller method and key related techniques that will drastically improve speed, power, control, endurance and dynamics around the drumset. Some topics covered in this DVD include: Mike’s early experiences with poor technique, and how he was able to overcome them to advance his drumming abilities. An introduction to correct stick grip, and an overview of how stick grip can make a big difference in how you play the drums. The unique “gun system” for discovering correct hand position for holding the drumstick. This creative approach...

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Mike Portnoy – Progressive Drum Concepts

Apr 04 2016

Mike Portnoy – Progressive Drum Concepts

Presented by Mike Portnoy, drummer of one of the world’s most progressive heavy metal bands, Dream Theater, this DVD was originally released in Japan, but the response was so good it is now available to the rest of the world! Contents include Drum Set Assembly, Odd Time Signature examples and Groove and Phrasing examples. Mike Portnoy, the drummer for the progressive heavy metal band Dream Theater, presents his first instructional video. Topics include: drumset assembly, double-bass techniques, odd time signatures, grooves and phrasing, varous examples from Dream Theater songs, and more. Features drum solos and drum performance of Dream...

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Yinon Muallem – Arabic Percussion

Apr 01 2016

Yinon Muallem – Arabic Percussion

On this unique and personal instructional DVD, Instructor Yinon Muallem teaches 5 different Arab percussion instruments: Darbuka (also known as Doumbek), Riqq, Mazhar, Duff and Zils, with a greater focus on the Darbuka and the Riqq. The video starts with the basics, and continues with the teaching of popular rhythms, so that even people with no previous experience whatsoever in music can become proficient on these drums. The video is easy to follow, and the instructions are very clear. As the lessons progress, you will learn nine different rhythms. The concluding segment of the video includes a review of...

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Chris Coleman – Dynamic Drumming 3: Playing With Precision & Power

Mar 30 2016

Chris Coleman – Dynamic Drumming 3: Playing With Precision & Power

This 3rd volume of Dynamic Drumming features Chris Coleman’s A-B-C practicing method in addition to numerous, skillful exercises. A bass and drum segment demonstrating how to lock with a bass player or keep it in the pocket. Plus an in-depth interview with Chris Coleman and his breathtaking solo performance! Hear the live band performance with some of the industries top musicians like: Eddie M. (Sax) formerly of Prince & the Revolution, Shelia E., Yolanda Adams, and others; Marvin Thompson of the famous Mo Horns (Bone) he has played with Fred Hammond, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Destiny s Child, and more;...

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