Antonio Sanchez – Master Series

May 23 2013

Antonio Sanchez – Master Series

In an intimate master-class setting, Antonio Sanchez displays his extraordinary musical skills in the context of challenging songs and incredible solo segments. Performing both on his smaller traditional jazz set, and the larger kit that he uses with the Pat Metheny Group, he presents musical concepts, exercises, and suggestions for developing musicianship that apply to serious drum students of all levels. Playing selections from the Pat Metheny Group, along with compositions by Chick Corea and Antonio himself, Sanchez covers technical, musical, and philosophical points that apply to drummers of all styles. topics include: Practicing, hand technique, motivic development, left-foot...

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Les Camacho – Drum Miking Techniques

May 07 2013

Les Camacho – Drum Miking Techniques

In this tutorial Les Camacho, a seasoned recording engineer, and Jonathan Gorman, an experienced studio drummer demonstrate the best microphones and techniques for miking the drum kit in studio and how to best capture the dynamics of your music. While Les demonstrates you will learn how to listen, how to find the “sweet spot” of each drum, what type of microphone is best for each drum, how to test and then fine tune the mic placement using three different setups from entry-level microphones to high-end microphones. Topics include: Drum Miking Techniques Listening for Microphone Positions Basic Microphone Techniques Pro...

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Collection of Drum Lessons and Techniques

Mar 29 2013

Collection of Drum Lessons and Techniques

Are you interested in step-by-step drum lessons? Below you will find our collection of drum lessons. We have beginner, intermediate drum lessons and also have more advanced lessons that will allow you take your drumming into new directions. The set contains transcription of such songs as: Foo Fighters – All My Life; Led Zeppelin – Good Times Bad Times; Led Zeppelin – Kashmir; Rush – Tom Sawyer; Toto – Rosanna. You’ll find techniques by Russell Gilbrook, Pat Petrillo, Craig Blundell and many others. This pack of lessons for drummers contains almost 100 lessons, grooves, patterns, jam tracks. Don’t miss...

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Bobby Owsinski – The Drum Recording Handbook

Mar 19 2013

Bobby Owsinski – The Drum Recording Handbook

Recording acoustic drums is one of the toughest challenges faced by every audio engineer. In The Drum Recording Handbook, mega-selling pro audio author Bobby Owsinski and in-demand recording engineer Dennis Moody reveal amazing secrets to getting outstanding drum track recordings every time, from every session. You’ll learn: How to tune drums for the studio the right way, every time; Microphone techniques for every kind of recording session, large or small; The right way to mixx your drum tracks for all kinds of music genres. A 30-minute DVD demonstrates the techniques with multi-camera shots and close-ups of the processes used...

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Jeff Porcaro – Star Licks

Jan 30 2013

Jeff Porcaro – Star Licks

The late Jeff Porcaro was a Grammy Award-winning star from Toto and one of the most respected and innovative drummers of contemporary music. This video includes discussions on straight time, triplet and shuffle feels, as well as Latin grooves, bass drum. The best way to learn more for Jeff Porcaro fans. Here Jeff gives you a 30 minute private drum lesson, and brings you 30 minutes of expert facte-to-face drum tuition. Jeff gives you his personal tips on everything from high hats to half time shuffles. Language: English Country: USA Running time: 00:32:05 Quality: VHSRip Video: MPEG1 480х352 29.97...

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Mike Portnoy – On The Art Of Drumming Show with Terry Bozzio

Jan 13 2013

Mike Portnoy – On The Art Of Drumming Show with Terry Bozzio

Two of the most acclaimed drummers in history came together for a candid conversation and improvised performance that turned into an incredibly musical, entertaining and educational event. Terry Bozzio is one of the most respected drummers of all time. He hosts his own show on drumchannel,The Art of Drumming and often hosts Drum Channel’s Thursday Night Live. Mike Portnoy has 24 Modern Drummer Magazine Reader’s Poll Awards including: 2004 Hall of Fame Inductee, Best Progressive Rock Drummer (12 years in a row), Best Clinician (twice), Best Educational Video/DVD for Liquid Drum Theater, and Best Recorded Performance of the Year...

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Kenneth ‘Bam’ Alexander – Hear and Play Drums 103

Dec 27 2012

Kenneth ‘Bam’ Alexander – Hear and Play Drums 103

Kenneth ‘Bam’ Alexander has played for just about everyone in the industry. He’s toured with a countless number of artists in all genres and leads workshops locally in his community. He’s been playing drums for over 20 years… since the tender age of 2 and has certainly been through the “school of hard knocks.” Bam knows both worlds – how to read sheet music and most importantly, how to play by ear. How to play ultra-advanced fills, stroke-for-stroke! Bam repeats himself plenty of times and takes these advanced fills slow enough for anyone to catch on! Master the art...

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Kenneth ‘Bam’ Alexander – Hear and Play Drums 101

Dec 12 2012

Kenneth ‘Bam’ Alexander – Hear and Play Drums 101

Kenneth ‘Bam’ Alexander has played for just about everyone in the industry. He’s toured with a countless number of artists in all genres and leads workshops locally in his community. He’s been playing drums for over 20 years… since the tender age of 2 and has certainly been through the “school of hard knocks.” Bam knows both worlds – how to read sheet music and most importantly, how to play by ear. Learn, from start to finish, everything you need to know to play drums like a professional. Learn tons of practice techniques that’ll make you an expert drummer...

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Giovanni Hidalgo – In The Tradition

Dec 01 2012

Giovanni Hidalgo – In The Tradition

Giovanni Hidalgo is the leading conguero of our time. His diverse recording and touring credits include Dizzy Gillespie, Eddie Palmieri, Dave Valentin and Mickey Hart. On this masterful program, he introduces basic sounds, tuning and technique, patterns of son montuno, bolero, charanga, danzon and multi-percussion applications of those forms. Special DVD features include legendary performances from Karl Perazzo and Giovanni Hidalgo/Changuito, interactive drums from around the world, a glossary of Latin percussion terms, and a section on tuning/maintenance. In The Tradition presents Giovanni Hidalgo explaining the basic conga sounds, tuning and typical conga, timbales, bongo and guiro parts for...

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Bobby Sanabria – Getting Started on Congas 1 & 2

Nov 10 2012

Bobby Sanabria – Getting Started on Congas 1 & 2

Bobby Sanabria’s “Getting Started on Congas 1 & 2” is one of the better conga instructional videos available. He uses a bilingual approach, but both English and Spanish speakers should find the instructions easy to follow. He translates from English to Spanish while demonstrating each lesson which can be a bit cumbersome but worth the effort. This tape is the second in a series of three by Sanabria: “Conga Basics”, “Getting Started… 1 & 2”, and “Getting Started… 2 & 3”. His method of teaching is patient enough for beginners and informative enough for the more serious player. Each...

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