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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Mike Portnoy – sysDRUMatic chaos

Jan 25 2012

Mike Portnoy – sysDRUMatic chaos

New video of the famous drummer Mike Portnoy. In this video, Mike plays songs from his new album Dream Theater – Systematic chaos. 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. Language: English Year: 2007 Country: USA Running time: 1 hour Quality: DVDRip Video: Xvid 720×480 23.97 fps 2360 kbps...

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Mike Portnoy – Live At Budokan

Jan 24 2012

Mike Portnoy – Live At Budokan

The new DVD from Mike Portnoy filmed on April 26th 2004. Audio Options include: Full Band, Isolated Drums, and an Audio Commentary From Mike. 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 and 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 temporary drummer for the hard rock band Avenged Sevenfold. Known for his drumming prowess...

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Mike Portnoy – Drums Across Forever

Jan 22 2012

Mike Portnoy – Drums Across Forever

Mike’s Drum-cam footage from Transatlantic’s Bridge Across Forever recording sessions. This video is part of the so-called Portnoy Archives, which include the following video lessons: Ten Degrees of Turbulent Drumming, Drums Across Forever, Drums of Thought, Live at Budokan and Drumavarium. Audio Options include: Full Band; Studio and an Audio Commentary with Mike. 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...

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