Gavin Harrison – Rhythmic Visions

Aug 13 2015

Gavin Harrison – Rhythmic Visions

Over the years Gavin Harrison, the drummer with Porcupine Tree since 2002, has written a series of highly acclaimed books and DVDs that are all concerned with creating illusions whether it’s the illusion of creating a new downbeat or a new tempo, etc. Gavin has become widely known for taking metric modulations, polyrhythms, and rhythmically displaced grooves used by some of the world’s greatest drummers and breaking them down into a series of easily understandable exercises. In the process, however, he has succeeded in creating concepts much farther advanced than their originators have ever imagined.This DVD provides an in-depth...

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Steve Smith: Drumset Technique/History of the U.S. Beat

Aug 09 2015

Steve Smith: Drumset Technique/History of the U.S. Beat

In disc one of this 2-disc set, Steve explains hand and foot technique in ground-breaking detail and gets to the core of what drummers need to know in order to improve their feel and technical skills. In disc two, using examples by an all-star band, Steve explains the evolution of the drumset in U.S. Music – how the drumset was first used in all the major styles of U.S. Music and how closely related all the styles are. Special features include xtensive bonus footage including alternate-take drum solos, a brilliant hi hat solo with a hi hat tutorial, alternate...

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Derek Roddy – Blast Beats Evolved

Jul 29 2015

Derek Roddy – Blast Beats Evolved

Produced and directed by legendary metal drummer Derek Roddy, Blast Beats Evolved explores the development and mechanics of modern extreme drumming. The DVD features examples and exercises for Blast Beats, Skank Beats, Bomb Blasts, Hammer Blasts and Freehand Blasts, plus a comprehensive conditioning program for hands and feet, balance and endurance, and also includes five solo jams and performances of seven Serpents Rise songs—complete with minus-drums play-along tracks. Blast Beats Evolved is recommended for drummers who want to gain the mental discipline and technical facility required to master this demanding yet relevant drumming style. In addition, the instructional material...

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Jared Falk – Rock Drumming System

Jul 22 2015

Jared Falk – Rock Drumming System

The Rock Drumming System includes four workbooks, four DVDs, and a play-along audio CD. It should be noted that the books are professionally printed, as many courses sold online only include eBooks (printable materials). That’s not the case here, everything is packed together and shipped to your door. The contents are divided up into four groups: beginner, intermediate, advanced, and play-alongs. Each include a book and DVD, and the fourth one includes the audio CD. They are all designed to work together, so you will likely want to progress from beginner to advanced (even if you consider yourself an...

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Steve Smith Drum Legacy: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Jul 12 2015

Steve Smith Drum Legacy: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Studying the drum giants who came before is one of the keys to developing an understanding of music and finding your own voice on the drums. This highly educational DVD set presents a musical analysis and discussion of some of the most important jazz drumming greats in history. On Drum Legacy you will find the complete one-hour performance by Steve Smith’s group Jazz Legacy from the 2006 Modern Drummer Festival, including two previously unreleased songs. The group’s music is inspired by jazz drumming giants Art Blakey (A Night in Tunisia), Elvin Jones (Three Card Molly), Philly Joe Jones (Two...

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Mike Michalkow – Jazz Drumming System

Jun 23 2015

Mike Michalkow – Jazz Drumming System

The Jazz Drumming System is a complete and comprehensive solution for drummers interested in learning to play Jazz music. It includes over seven hours of step-by-step video training. You will learn jazz drum fills, jazz drum beats, the different styles of jazz drumming, snare drum comping, bass drum comping, grooves, shuffles, and much more. As you begin to master the exercises – you’ll have an opportunity to practice along with the included jazz play-along songs. Getting Started – Module 01. The first Jazz Drumming System training module features a complete overview of the drum legend/key for drum notation, a...

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Pat Petrillo – Hands, Grooves, & Fills

Jun 10 2015

Pat Petrillo – Hands, Grooves, & Fills

In Hands, Grooves & Fills, Pat demonstrates his methods for improving ALL 3 of these important aspects of drumming in 1 DVD/Workbook package! He’s a monster drummer, but an even better teacher!… He gives you step by step lessons on the rudiments, exercises, and all the grooves have play alongs with a live band. Great instructional DVD for the beginning to intermediate drummer who wants to sharpen his skills and pick up some new grooves and fills. Hands. Pat demonstrates his exercises and methods for developing smooth, relaxed hand technique, endurance and coordination. He also plays ALL of the...

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Gavin Harrison – Rhythmic Designs

May 12 2015

Gavin Harrison – Rhythmic Designs

Advanced book / DVD package Has Been created to Provide Contemporary Drummers with a Method for Studying and Developing the Technical and Musical skills required to Perform Today’s challenging, Progressive drumming styles. Rhythmic Designs expands on the groundbreaking polyrhythmic, polymetric Concepts Covered in Harrison’s Previously published Rhythmic Illusions, Rhythmic Visions and Rhythmic Horizons books and videos by offering detailed analysis and transcriptions of twenty drum tracks from the recent Gavin Harrison & 05Ric albums “Drop” and “Circles” (featuring guitarist Robert Fripp and keyboardists Dave Stewart and Gary Sanctuary). Along with the 204-page book of note-for-note transcriptions and practice exercises,...

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Gil Sharone – Wicked Beats (Jamaican Ska, Rocksteady & Reggae Drumming)

Apr 30 2015

Gil Sharone – Wicked Beats (Jamaican Ska, Rocksteady & Reggae Drumming)

Gil Sharone’s “Wicked Beats” is a complete guide to the Jamaican drumming styles of Ska, Rocksteady and Reggae. Gil Sharone takes you on a musical journey through these styles and explores some of the earlier styles that helped shape them including African Nyabingi and Burru drumming. Gil introduces and demonstrates classic “riddims” that are essential for achieving an authentic sound. With instructional breakdowns, stellar performances, detailed eBook and in-depth commentary, you will be able to fully grasp what these highly influential styles have to offer and apply them to your own playing! In this DVD you find how to...

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Gene Hoglan – The Atomic Clock

Apr 23 2015

Gene Hoglan – The Atomic Clock

Legendary extreme-metal drummer Gene Hoglan (Fear Factory, Dethklok, Strapping Young Lad, Testament, Death, Dark Angel) brings forth his long-awaited instructional DVD, “The Atomic Clock”. The disc showcases Hoglan’s three decades of experience of performing and recording with the world’s most well-known metal bands such as Devin Townsend, Dark Angel, Death, Dethklok, Strapping Young Lad, Testament, Zimmer’s Hole, and most recently Fear Factory, along with many others on his resume. Offering two hours of pure metal drumming fury, Gene shells out his pounding arsenal to drummers and music fans intrigued to understand what makes “The Clock” tick. Featuring nine full...

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