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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

Jared Falk – One Handed Drum Roll

Sep 24 2015

Jared Falk – One Handed Drum Roll

This training pack was created to enable drummers of all abilities to learn and apply a one handed roll into their everyday drumming. It fully explains how to develop this unique method, and goes on to provide a wide range of applications in which it can be used – including rock, jazz, and latin drum beats. This method is really much easier than you’d think. Jared does a great job of breaking down the entire process of learning it. It’s great for drum solos, or unique drum beats/fills. Contents: how to develop the basic technique on a practice pad...

Read More

Keith Carlock – The Big Picture

Sep 20 2015

Keith Carlock – The Big Picture

Keith Carlock – The Big Picture: Phrasing, Improvisation, Style And Technique. Covering a wide spectrum of technical and musical concepts and offering a fresh perspective on the state of contemporary drumming, The Big Picture: Phrasing, Improvisation, Style & Technique is an exciting, new educational DVD by acclaimed drum artist Keith Carlock. The two-disc set features demonstrations, discussions and detailed dissections of the drummer s spectacular timekeeping with a host of world-class musicians from mainstream pop icons Steely Dan, James Taylor and Sting to progressive fusion masters Oz Noy, Rudder and the Wayne Krantz Trio. During the course of the...

Read More

Steve Gadd – Master Series

Sep 14 2015

Steve Gadd – Master Series

In 2006, the Zildjian company launched its third “Mission from Gadd” North American clinic tour, giving drummers across the country an opportunity to experience Steve Gadd’s humility, generosity, and creative genius firsthand. On this DVD, Steve is featured in an intimate master drum class setting at the Manhattan School of Music in New York City, May 2006. Longtime fans of Steve – as well as younger drummers just discovering him – will treasure Steve’s wisdom and insights on a wide variety of topics: funk patterns, rudiments applied to the kit, playing with a click, tips for the studio, brush...

Read More

Dave Weckl – Natural Evolution: How to Practice

Sep 11 2015

Dave Weckl – Natural Evolution: How to Practice

In this DVD Dave explains and demonstrates how to practice to develop the most out of your playing. All the topics discussed are explained and demonstrated on the drum pad and then on the drum set. Lastly, they are brought to life with exciting live recordings of the Dave Weckl Band and a special acoustic group put together for this video. The musicians featured include Buzz Feiten, Brandon Fields, Tom Kennedy, Jay Oliver, Ernie Watts and Steve Weingart. The Video will allow you to see and hear Dave explain and demonstrate warm-ups, hands and feet development, independence practice and...

Read More

Thomas Lang – Creative Control

Sep 06 2015

Thomas Lang – Creative Control

Learn to play drums like Thomas Lang! Thomas Lang presents the unique and innovative system that he has used to develop his awesome speed, control, finesse and coordination-a step-by-step system that will allow you to hone your drumming chops so that you can play more effectively, in any style of music. This double DVD production has tons of exercices for hands and feet and invaluable ideas for today’s drummers. It covers everything form rudiments to cross-sticking. His last solo is memorable. Chapters include: Advanced technique for hands and feet Applied rudiments and orchestration Dynamic foot control Sticktricks and showmanship...

Read More