Paulo Mattioli – Hands on Drumming Volume 2

Nov 25 2015

Paulo Mattioli – Hands on Drumming Volume 2

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 2 contains a level 2 study guide; fundamental keys to developing rhythm and essential drumming skills; 15 rhythm patterns with signals in two rhythm arrangements of Kassagbe...

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Billy Ward – Voices In My Head

Nov 21 2015

Billy Ward – Voices In My Head

Voices in My Head is the much-anticipated follow-up to drummer Billy Ward’s award-winning DVD, Big Time (2004). Ward is one of today’s most talked about drummers and clinicians. This DVD give you an inside look at Billy’s unique approach to drumming as he breaks down basic jazz technique and shares his recording, composing and collaborating methodology. Filmed in High Definition and complete with dozens of bonus features including half-speed segments, “Voices in My Head” will help you discover your true inner voice.   Language: English Year: 2007 Country: USA Running time: 3 hours Quality: DVD5 Video: MPEG2 720×480 3.5...

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Modern Drummer Festival 1997

Nov 16 2015

Modern Drummer Festival 1997

The 10th Annual Modern Drummer Festival Weekend, held on May 17 and 18, 1997, 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 in this DVD. Included are excerpts of each performance, insightful interviews with the featured performers and other notable drummers in attendance, and exclusive backstage and rehearsal footage. Artists featured include Virgil Donati, John Tempesta, Bill Stewart, Tony Royster Jr., Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez, Paul Wertico, Jack DeJohnette, Steve Gadd and Giovanni Hidalgo. Continue with Modern Drummer...

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Changuito – Evolution of the Tumbadoras

Nov 10 2015

Changuito – Evolution of the Tumbadoras

Rhythms, techniques, and improvisation are the subjects of this tumbadora, or conga, masterclass conducted by legendary percussionist Changuito. Giovanni Hidalgo acts as interviewer as Changuito covers the essential movements for creating a sound with control. Demonstrated patterns include son montuno, guajira, batanga, abakua, palo, and bembe. If you’re serious about your conga playing and you don’t have access to a master teacher, this is the video for you. It’s jam packed with challenging exercises and rhythms. There is at least a year’s worth of study in this video with comprehensive music notation included. If you can’t have lessons with...

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Legendary Drum Licks: Metallica 1988-1997

Nov 06 2015

Legendary Drum Licks: Metallica 1988-1997

A Step-by-Step Breakdown of Metallica’s Drum Grooves and Fills. Learn the trademark drum grooves and fills behind one of the most influential metal bands of all time. Lessons provided by Nathan Kilen. Nathan Kilen shows 1-3 licks of each song and explains. This is your chance to learn Lars Ulrich’s techniques and tricks. Metallica is an American heavy metal band formed in Los Angeles, California. The band’s fast tempos, instrumentals, and aggressive musicianship placed them as one of the founding “big four” bands of thrash metal, alongside Anthrax, Megadeth, and Slayer.   Songs include: One Enter Sandman Sad But...

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Tommy Igoe – Getting Started On Drums

Oct 24 2015

Tommy Igoe – Getting Started On Drums

Tommy Igoe brings his 25 years of teaching and playing experience to bear, creating the first DVD for beginner drummers! He takes you on a journey that starts with taking a brand new drum set out of the box and gets you started making music right away. Setting Up! (Part 1) is dedicated to understanding your new drums. All of your drums and hardware, along with Tommy’s unique “Power Square” concept, are covered in detail, starting you off in the right direction. Start Playing! (Part 2) will get you playing and having fun right away. Tommy takes you through...

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Peter Erskine – Playing with Brushes

Oct 15 2015

Peter Erskine – Playing with Brushes

Peter Erskine is best known for his versatility and ardent love of working in various musical settings. He began his career at the age of 18 with the Stan Kenton Orchestra, and has since played with such groups as Weather Report and Steps Ahead; the big bands of Maynard Ferguson, Bob Mintzer and Kenny Wheeler; ensembles such as the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble Modern London Symphony and L.A. Philharmonic; Steely Dan, Joni Mitchell, the Yellowjackets, Diana Krall, plus many other musicians, recording over 400 albums. He leads his own trio which records for ECM and his own record label...

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Phil Maturano – Afro Cuban Drumming

Oct 09 2015

Phil Maturano – Afro Cuban Drumming

Phil Maturano’s Afro Cuban Drumming, an overview for Drumset, is designed to give the drumset player a birds eye view of the Afro Cuban drumming experience. If you’ve always wanted to get into Latin styles, this is your chance. Phil’s attention to detail is fantastic, using two of the most popular styles of Afro-Cuban music, players of every level can learn from the very beginning! Start by seeing and hearing the patterns played on the original instruments then learn how to adapt everything you see on the drumset, all with close-ups and detailed explanations. Then you will cover a...

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Stanton Moore – A Modern Approach To New Orleans Drumming

Oct 03 2015

Stanton Moore – A Modern Approach To New Orleans Drumming

The second DVD from Stanton Moore shows you how to blend simple ideas with the traditional Second Line to create a new approach to New Orleans drumming. The unique flavour of New Orleans has grown from the combination of African, European, Afro-Cuban and Afro-Haitian styles that are characteristic of this famously multi-cultural city. This special tutorial gives you the tools to bring character and inflection to your beats whilst staying true to the underlying groove. You will discover Stanton’s personal approach to incorporating Mambo, Guaguanco, Shuffle, Boogaloo, Bossa-Nova and Samba with Second Line drumming to add a contemporary flair...

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Mark Schulman: A Day In The Recording Studio

Sep 28 2015

Mark Schulman: A Day In The Recording Studio

Nearly every studio drummer in Los Angeles records his/her own drum tracks in bedrooms, garages and home studios. The days of having an expensive studio and engineer to record drums are virtually gone. The new trend is to be able to record drum tracks yourself. I believe that you need this information in today’s changing music industry. This DVD shows you how to do it and reduces your fear of getting started by giving you simple, entertaining and inspiring information. You can start recording right away and have the best time creating top class drum tracks!. -Mark Schulman. In...

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