Classic Drum Solos And Drum Battles Volume 1

Jan 03 2017

Classic Drum Solos And Drum Battles Volume 1

A must for students and fans of jazz drumming, Classic Drum Solos and Drum Battles should also be seen by those whose exposure to drumming has been limited to crash-and-bang rock drummers, most of whom couldn’t play a real solo if their paradiddles depended on it. The solos here are from separate performances recorded between 1957 and 1978. Those by Rufus Jones (who makes clear why his nickname was “Speedy”), Louis Bellson (whose trademarks are flawless technique and two bass drums), Joe Morello (the superbly musical drummer of Dave Brubeck’s best quartet), and Buddy Rich (the most blindingly fast...

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Ian Paice – Not For The Pro’s

Dec 23 2016

Ian Paice – Not For The Pro’s

It’s rare that a musician as influential as Ian Paice agrees to do “clinics” for other musicians, but that’s just what the longtime Deep Purple/session drummer began doing during the late ’90s – as documented on the 2002 DVD Not for the Pros. The two-hour-long DVD contains countless bits of advice from Paice and also others who have worked with the drummer, which will help drummers of all ages (everything from the right type of kit you should select to getting good drum sound while recording and on-stage). The DVD is comprised of several different sections – including a...

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John “Jab’O” Starks and Clyde Stubblefield – Soul Of The Funky Drummers

Dec 17 2016

John “Jab’O” Starks and Clyde Stubblefield – Soul Of The Funky Drummers

This historical first instructional dvd will be an essential learning tool for every funk devotee, demonstrating playing techniques and valuable tips for creating the ultimate funk groove! They demonstrate these patterns and rhythm combinations, and analyze their performances and techniques while looking back and discussing their activities in the James Brown era. If you are a drummer, you will enjoy this look at two old school funk drummers who powered the James Brown bands of the 60s and 70s. Both are heard on most of the important cuts done by Brown, and both have been sampled to death. They...

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John McLaughlin – The Gateway to Rhythm

Dec 13 2016

John McLaughlin – The Gateway to Rhythm

Konokol is the universal system of mastering rhythm without drums. Guitar legend John McLaughlin, who has advocated this system of learning rhythm for over 30 years, brings it all together with Konokol master Selvaganesh Vinayakram, one of the foremost percussionists from India. Divided into six chapters, the student moves from basic understanding of rhythm into the wonderful world of improvisation. Exercises are explained and demonstrated followed by improvisations which include all the exercise material of that particular chapter. You will learn through this course how to improvise rhythmically and how this system can help in your compositions. Following this,...

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Simon Phillips – Complete

Dec 06 2016

Simon Phillips – Complete

Simon Phillips Complete download. For the first time on DVD, and remixed (by Simon himself!) in Dolby 5.1 surround, Simon Phillips: Complete includes Simon’s groundbreaking videos Simon Phillips and Simon Phillips Returns on one disc. This DVD combines brilliant trio performances with concise and informative instructional segments. Simon demonstrates the drum patterns played in each song, first slowly and then up to speed, and covers topics such as double bass drums, bass and snare drum tuning, hand/foot independence exercises, practice techniques, timekeeping, odd-meters, and playing with a click. In addition, he performs two incredible free form drum solos which...

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Nicko McBrain – Rhythms Of The Beast

Nov 26 2016

Nicko McBrain – Rhythms Of The Beast

Nicko Mcbrain, the powerhouse drummer behind the group Iron Maiden, demonstrates what it takes to be a successful musician. Nicko covers tuning, warm-up exercises, choosing cymbals and pedals, and soloing. From rudiments to soloing, cymbals to miking, it’s all here, including a live performance! McBrain is an English musician, best known as the drummer of the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, which he joined in 1982. Having played in small pub bands from the age of 14, upon leaving school McBrain paid his bills with session work before he joined a variety of artists, such as Streetwalkers, Pat...

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Terry Bozzio – Melodic Drumming and the Ostinato: Vol 1, 2, 3

Nov 20 2016

Terry Bozzio – Melodic Drumming and the Ostinato: Vol 1, 2, 3

Now on DVD, Terry Bozzio’s Melodic Drumming and the Ostinato is a three-volume instructional video packed with groundbreaking performances, hundreds of demonstrations and examples, simple breakdowns, clear explanations of radical techniques, and thought-provoking inspiration and philosophy. In this course, Terry explains his approach to the drumset as an orchestra within itself, delving into self-accompaniment with ostinato patterns. He also demonstrates how to apply melodic, harmonic, and even two-part contrapuntal techniques to the kit. Many musical examples written by Terry himself are contained in the informative booklets accompanying the videos. Each video stands on its own, but they work together...

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Tim Wimer – Snare Drum Rudiments

Nov 11 2016

Tim Wimer – Snare Drum Rudiments

The Snare Drum Rudiments DVD by Tim Wimer is a 60 minute video that teaches the 26 essential rudiments required by school band programs. You will learn about setting up the snare, holding the sticks, tuning the snare, and achieving a good sound . The video then covers each rudiment in detail, demonstrating it slowly and then playing it as would be required in auditions (open, closed, open). Our unique split screens show both hands in detail, with notation on screen and a bouncing ball type pointer showing each note as it’s being played. This is the ideal video...

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Aquiles Priester – The Infallible Reason of My Freak Drumming

Nov 05 2016

Aquiles Priester – The Infallible Reason of My Freak Drumming

Brazilian heavy metal drummer Aquiles Priester is synonymous with power drumming. In this footage, Aquiles takes you through the ins and outs of his style using the repertoire he is known for. Particular attention is paid to double bass drum technique. Bonus footage includes performances and drum solos by Mr. Priester himself. Aquiles has received recognition for his drumming and his DVD from the Modern Drummer 2010 Readers Poll (USA): fifth-best prog drummer and third-best educational DVD. If you’ve heard any of Aquiles recordings with Angra or Hangar, you will have noticed (especially if you’re a drummer) his very...

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Drum Tips – Double Bass Drumming

Oct 30 2016

Drum Tips – Double Bass Drumming

Drum Tips brings together some of the world’s greatest drummers, each providing his own insights on music and the drums. Double Bass Drumming features Terry Bozzio, Rod Morgenstein, Joe Franco and Simon Phillips, offering tips on exercises, beats, fills, and solo ideas. This in-depth practical information from the pros will be valuable for beginning and experienced double bass drummers. Excellent DVD with hands-on (feet-on?) explanations by all the double bass drum players. Top props to Terry Bozzio and Joe Franco for their beginning level techniques and exercises. It’s a good drums video skills for amateur drummer. The lesson from...

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