The Ultimate Drummers Weekend 10

Aug 24 2016

The Ultimate Drummers Weekend 10

The Ultimate Drummers Weekend is the largest drum festival held in Australia. TUDW celebrated its 10th anniversary with an all-star roster featuring the Dave Weckl Band, John Tempesta, Dom Famularo, and a host of international drummers including hometown favorite Virgil Donati. Recording quality, festival footage and user options, though not quite up to current hi-tech standards, are nonetheless adequate. The Dave Weckl and Virgil Donati workshops are the most entertaining and educational here. The 11th-anniversary disc closely follows the format of the 10th-anniversary show, featuring a slew of international players, many from Australia. Headlining artists included Thomas Lang, John...

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Mike Terrana – Double Bass Mechanics

Aug 20 2016

Mike Terrana – Double Bass Mechanics

Double Bass Mechanics represents the culmination of 15 years professional touring and recording experience. Learn all the fundamentals you’ll ever need to know from Mike Terrana, a drummer with keen street smarts that are always in demand for live performances, studio sessions, and drum clinics. His powerful drumming style can be heard with renowned artists such as Yngwie Malmsteen and Tony MacAlpine. Now, the basic essence of power and control with respect to double bass and hand technique come together in a straight forward, organized and easy to understand video format. Video highlights include: Three musical performance pieces Hand...

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Gary Chaffee – Sticking Time, Linear Time, Rhythm And Meter

Aug 13 2016

Gary Chaffee – Sticking Time, Linear Time, Rhythm And Meter

Sticking Time, Linear Time, Rhythm and Meter is built around Gary Chaffee’s innovative teaching concepts, and is the perfect way to reinforce the techniques taught in the Patterns books. Jonathan Mover, a former student of Gary’s, makes a special appearance to demonstrate the techniques explained on the DVD in a fabulous solo performance. The innovative drumming techniques of Gary Chaffee are explained in this video, which is sure to be valuable to any jazz drummer. To help illustrate the points covered in the program, Jonathan Mover, a former student of Gary’s, gives a fabulous solo performance. More can be...

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Stanton Moore – Groove Alchemy

Aug 03 2016

Stanton Moore – Groove Alchemy

Stanton Moore – Groove Alchemy DVD, PDF booklet, Mp3 tracks. On the 3-hour Groove Alchemy DVD, Stanton presents a historical overview of some of the most important drum grooves in history, showing the basic elements and conceptual development of each groove. He then shows you how to learn from the past and develop your own complete vocabulary for creating new funk grooves and patterns on the drumset. Starting with an in-depth study of the James Brown drummers (especially Clyde Stubblefield and Jabo Starks) and Joseph “Zigaboo” Modeliste of the Meters, Groove Alchemy goes far beyond a mere history lesson...

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Tim Waterson – Techniques, Motions & Applications for Bass Drum Playing

Aug 01 2016

Tim Waterson – Techniques, Motions & Applications for Bass Drum Playing

This comprehensive training package covers three bass drum techniques and how you can apply them to your drumming! These techniques will improve your overall bass drum speed, power and technique! Holding the world record for single strokes on the bass drum, Tim Waterson walks you through the techniques that have taken his bass drumming to the next level. This pack is great for beginners, or advanced players who want to improve their bass drumming! Disc 1 – Tim breaks down and demonstrates the 3 main foot techniques. Heel down, Heel up and Heel toe. He then shows us to...

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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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