Zildjian Day New York 1984

Nov 01 2012

Zildjian Day New York 1984

Zildjian Day in New York features performances by Steve Gadd, Vinnie Colaiuta, Tommy Campbell, Billy Cobham and Alex Acuna. An intimate and revealing video document of five leading contemporary drummers in the context of a one of a kind live concert/clinic “event”: Zildjian Day in New York. Each drummer demonstrates their unique playing styles with informative question and answer sessions after each musical segment. From Alex Acuna opening the day’s festivities with a fiery montage of latin music, to Tommy Campbell’s and Billy Cobham’s inventive soloing and Vinnie Colaiuta’s and Steve Gadd’s brilliant and intuitive accompaniment, it’s all here...

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Zildjian Day London 1995

Oct 27 2012

Zildjian Day London 1995

Zildjian Day in London features performances by Dennis Chambers, Gregg Bissonette, Trilok Gurtu, and Simon Phillips. Zildjian Day in London is easily one of the most stunning and revealing Zildjian Days ever witnessed. Documented here is 90 enthralling minutes in the company of four of the world’s most influential and dynamic drummers, whose unique styles – spanning rock, funk, fusion and World music – are revealed here by both intimate and spectacular camera angles, some used for the first time in drum video footage. Don’t miss a chance to watch Zildjian Day New York 1984. Language: English Year: 1995...

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Miguel ‘Anga’ Diaz – Anga Mania!

Sep 13 2012

Miguel ‘Anga’ Diaz – Anga Mania!

The Past, Present and Future of Conga Playing with the Grammy winning Cuban Percussionist of The Afro-Cuban All-Stars, Irakere, Danilo Perez, Roy Hargrove, Steve Coleman, Orlando Cachito Lopez, Ruben Gonzales, Ibrahim Ferrer, Orishas, Omara Portuondo, Omar Sosa … Through a methodology based in tradition, Anga demonstrates many of his systems and forms he uses to develop dexterous patterns, riffs and solos. Each example is demonstrated in a solo context then in a duet performance. In the MARCHA, GUAGUANCO and SOLOING sections Anga reveals his incomparable patterns and variations on five congas. Duet performances with virtuoso Cuban pianist GABRIEL HERNANDEZ...

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Changuito – The History Of Songo

Aug 21 2012

Changuito – The History Of Songo

The eminent Changuito, formerly of Cuban group Los Van Van and co-creator of the musical style songo, shares his inventions on drum set, congas, and timbales. Conga, pilon, and mozambique styles are also demonstrated by the master percussionist. The eminent Changuito, formerly of Cuban group Los Van Van and co-creator of the musical style songo, shares his inventions on drum set, congas, and timbales. Conga, pilon, and mozambique styles are also demonstrated by the master. This video is a must have for any percusionist or drummer who wants to hear from a master the history and evolution of this...

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Luis Conte – The Studio Percussionist

Aug 14 2012

Luis Conte – The Studio Percussionist

Geared for the serious recording percussionist, this video gives a first-hand glimpse at the recording process of one of the most sought-after studio percussionists in the world. Luis Conte demonstrates the recording of basic tracks and the overlaying of additional tracks to complete a cut. Additionally, he shows how to create entirely different “feels” from a single basic track and how to record multiple percussion instruments within a single track (allowing the over-dub process to maximize the available number of tracks ). This video also highlights Luis’ playing of congas, bongos, timbales, djembes, tambourines, cajons, shekeres, and more. Conte...

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Larrie Londin Benefit Concert

Jun 16 2012

Larrie Londin Benefit Concert

This 90-minute video features Terry Bozzio, Chester Thompson, Will Calhoun, Dom Famularo, and Hip Pickles honoring the late, great session drummer, Larrie Londin. Contains stellar performances and exciting guest appearances with the award-winning Texas Christian University Jazz Ensemble. Bonus clips of Larrie Londin make this a must-have video. Not only was this video created for a great cause (in honor of legendary country drummer, Larrie Londin and creating scholorships for musicians), but it is a fabulous display of amazing drumming. What’s great is you see 4 different styles of drumming at such a high level: Dom Famularo (Top World...

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A Salute to Buddy Rich

May 12 2012

A Salute to Buddy Rich

“There will never be another one like him” (Dennis Chambers). To musicians and jazz funs of the last 50 years, Buddy Rich remains at the top of the list. Says Phil Collins, “He was a one-off. As a drummer there was no-one like him”. On October 3, 1998 at the Manhattan Center in NYC, Phil Collins, Dennis Chambers and Steve Smith performed in the Buddy Rich Band in a spectacular tribute to Buddy Rich. Luckily, there was someone there with a video camera. This excellent 143 minute DVD features highlights of that concert, five rare clips of Buddy Rich,...

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Terry Bozzio – Live with the Tosca Strings

Jan 29 2012

Terry Bozzio – Live with the Tosca Strings

Terry Bozzio played with Frank Zappa, UK, Missing Persons, Jeff Beck, Korn, Fantomas, Debbie Harry and others. You can’t really see it from the picture on the cover of the DVD, but the drum kit Terry plays is the hugest thing you have ever seen. Play it? He could live in it…and thanks to Simon’s investigative powers on the internet (translation – it was a long day and he was bored) you can see it too! “Filmed in the hills of Austin, TX at the One World Theatre, this DVD brings Terry Bozzio together with Chris Maresh, Stephen Barber...

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Mike Portnoy – Black Clouds & Silver Drumming

Jan 27 2012

Mike Portnoy – Black Clouds & Silver Drumming

Mike’s Drum-cam footage from Dream Theater’s Black Clouds & Silver Linings recording sessions. Audio options include Full Band & Isolated Drums. Also features rare audio & video outtakes. 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 temporary drummer for the hard rock band Avenged Sevenfold. Known for his drumming prowess and technical skill, Portnoy has won 23 awards from the Modern Drummer magazine. Tracklist: A Nightmare to Remember A Rite of Passage Wither The Shattered Fortress The...

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Mike Portnoy – Score

Jan 26 2012

Mike Portnoy – Score

Mike Portnoy’s Drum Cam footage from Dream Theater’s historic 20th Anniversary “Score” concert, recording live at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on April 1st 2006. Live with the Octavarium Orchestra. Contains 3 audio options: Full band mix, Isolated drum mix, Audio commentary with Mike Portnoy. Set 1 – Dream Theater: The Root Of All Evil I Walk Beside You Another Won Afterlife Under A Glass Moon Innocence Faded Raise The Knife The Spirit Carries On Set 2 and Encore with The Octavarium Orchestra 9. Six Degrees Of Inner Turbulence: I. Overture II. About To Crash III....

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