Drum Legends: John Bonham Techniques

Jan 28 2015

Drum Legends: John Bonham Techniques

Learn to play five Led Zeppelin tracks note for note with Pete Riley! This excellent DVD will teach you tracks and techniques from the legendary drummer behind the rock powerhouse Led Zeppelin. Pete Riley has worked with artist as diverse as Republica, Motorhead and more recently Keith Emerson of ELP fame. He’s a regular contributor to Rhythm magazine and author of three bestselling drum tuition books. You’ll learn how to master his quick single pedal kick action along with his even dynamic approach. Plus there’s exercises for you to practice if you’re looking to add a touch of the...

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Tommy Igoe Great Hands for a Lifetime

Jan 10 2015

Tommy Igoe Great Hands for a Lifetime

Good technique requires maintenance! The Lifetime Warmup is how it’s done. This incredible workout weaves the standard drum rudiments with original exercises to maintain your technique as well as inspire and challenge you for decades. Use it as a warmup before a gig or as a kickoff to an intense practice session. Use it for anything you want; it’s designed to fit your needs. Watch Tommy and group of five drummers play through the routine and see how this approach molds itself to each set of hands. Designed for drumset players to play better, faster and healthier – for...

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David Kuckhermann: Advanced Frame Drums 2

Dec 23 2014

David Kuckhermann: Advanced Frame Drums 2

Introducing techniques and rhythms from the Iranian percussion tradition. The nine-finger Riz. Advanced snapping. Modern techniques such as using a brush. Applying the Indian concept of Tihai. Ideas for non-traditional rhythms on one and multiple drums. Independence exercises. Live performance featuring Taner Akyol and Antonis Anissegos. Playalong practice tracks. Renowned percussionist virtuoso plays not only on the frame drums, in his arsenal is quite a large selection of tools: bodhran, riq, tonbak, cajon, Morsing etc… Tambourine can be attributed to the classification of a frame drum, but not all frame drums are tambourines! This is a continuation of the...

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Mike Portnoy – Drums of Thought

Dec 21 2014

Mike Portnoy – Drums of Thought

Mike’s Drum-cam footage from Dream Theaters Train of Thought recording sessions. Audio Options include: Full Band; Studio and an Audio Commentary with Mike. Includes all tracks from Train of Thought (with the exception of “Vacant”) in their entirety. This video is part of the so-called Portnoy Archives, which include the following video schools: Ten Degrees of Turbulent Drumming, Drums Across Forever, Drums of Thought, Live at Budokan и Drumavarium. Michael Stephen “Mike” Portnoy is an American drummer primarily known as the former drummer, backing vocalist, and a co-founder of the progressive metal band Dream Theater, as well as the...

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The Evolution of Tony Royster Jr.

Dec 14 2014

The Evolution of Tony Royster Jr.

Tony Royster Jr. has evolved. From a world-renown child prodigy to high-profile professional touring drummer. Tony continues to stretch boundaries and break barriers with his seemingly effortless chops and creativity. Join Tony on his evolutional journey as he performs with mentor, Dennis Chambers, drumming legend Terry Bozzio and his latest project ASAP. Get a glimpse inside Tony’s world as he goes back to the streets of Atlanta where it all began, see rare footage of his childhood and witness dozens of never-before-seen interviews. Plus, get plenty of behind-the-scenes footage, bonus features and so much more. The Evolution of Tony...

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Russ Miller – Drum Set Crash Course Tuning Edition

Dec 06 2014

Russ Miller – Drum Set Crash Course Tuning Edition

Russ Miller’s video tutorial contains a wealth of information, is encyclopedic in scope, and accessible in tone and pace. Miller gives step-by-step account of how to tune an entire kit, giving consideration to stylistic tuning, hardware, muffling, microphone placement, tuning to pitches, and relative tuning, among many other topics discussed. This is a vital tool for beginner students to learn from one of the best contemporary drummers around, as well as an important reference for seasoned players. This video, used in conjunction with its companion book, is the best system for developing the ability to play in multiple styles....

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David Garibaldi – Lessons: Breaking the Code

Nov 12 2014

David Garibaldi – Lessons: Breaking the Code

Expanding on the information in his award-winning Code Of Funk book/audio package, and drawing from his experience with the legendary Tower Of Power, world-renowned drummer David Garibaldi’s new Lessons: Breaking The Code DVD provides some of the most insightful instructional content ever available on the subject of funk drumming. The comfortable sound and feel of the funk style have become the rhythmic foundation of modern rock, pop, R&B and hip-hop music, and in Breaking The Code Garibaldi offers an overview of the general concepts and techniques used to create funk drumming’s characteristic sounds and infectious grooves while showcasing his...

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David Kuckhermann: Advanced Frame Drums 1

Oct 24 2014

David Kuckhermann: Advanced Frame Drums 1

This DVD starts where “Worldpercussion 1 – Frame Drums” ends featuring advanced lapstyle frame drumming techniques such as finger rolls. Advanced Split Hand Applications in the style of Glen Velez. Playing Multiple Frame Drums. An introduction to the Freehand style. Ideas for non-traditional rhythms on one and multiple drums. Independence exercises. Various live – performances featuring Oud Virtuoso Ahmad Al-Khatib. A playalong Practice Track. In this DVD for players with previous experience advanced playing techniques. Many of the playing techniques are based on the repertoire of Glen Velez. Among other things, the split-hand technique, different fingers Rolls, the game...

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Cobus Potgieter – The DVD

Sep 07 2014

Cobus Potgieter – The DVD

The 2 DVD set consists of lessons, taught from my perspective and focusing heavily on teaching YOURSELF how to play RIGHT, that way I am still learning every day. There are tutorials on recording drums, mixing audio, and filming and editing you own videos. Some lessons are about technicality and learning specific things, where others focus on thinking outside the box; how to become creative and how to think differently about drumming. At the end of these lessons you will be well on your way to discovering and enjoying your own totally unique style, as I have. A Documentary...

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Tommy Igoe: Groove Essentials 2.0

Aug 28 2014

Tommy Igoe: Groove Essentials 2.0

The second edition of the best-selling original Groove Essentials features a DVD and companion book/CD package with 53 brand new grooves and over 100 variations for intermediate to advanced players. Students will learn the difference between ghost and grace notes (while being encouraged to experiment with both in all six groove “families”) as well as important “go-to” grooves, like the Train and Bo-Diddley beats. For more advanced players and professionals, GE 2.0 introduces the concepts of groove construction, interpretation and manipulation- training drummers to think like musicians in order to maximize their full potential. The DVD features more than...

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