Lionel Duperron – Drum Rudiment System (Intermediate): DVD 3-4

Jan 27 2014

Lionel Duperron – Drum Rudiment System (Intermediate): DVD 3-4

The intermediate section is designed to take everything a step further. It is jam packed with more tips and tricks, and all-new new applications! You’ll learn about “the motions” and how they are to be incorporated into the rudiments to improve your overall speed and control. You’ll also get some more information about stick grips, and some unique exercises to improve your accents and flam strokes. This invaluable information is what sets Lionel apart from other drummers, and he freely passes on all of his secrets in these revealing lessons. When you are ready to learn more beats and...

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Xavier Jimenez Climent – Metodo de cajon del nuevo flamenco

Jan 09 2014

Xavier Jimenez Climent – Metodo de cajon del nuevo flamenco

This is a interactive work with which it is possible to learn percussion using the flamenco cajon in an easy and enjoyable manner. The course is taught Xavier Jimenez Climent. He applies an teaching technique to this method, which allows students to learn the rhythmic percussion of the flamenco meter in a simple manner, without the need for any prior formal musical knowledge. It is illustrated with videos that feature musical scores and hi-fi sound, which show and explain the different techniques, rhythmic solmization and meters of the different flamenco palos (forms) in a very clear manner: Siguiriya, Solea,...

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Benny Greb – Vorschlag

Dec 22 2013

Benny Greb – Vorschlag

Benny is a young german drummer, and I’m sure you’ll hear alot of and from him in the future. He shows his technical and musical skills on 6 drumtracks. Between each track there are short movies that also show his funny side. The DVD contains a cymbal solo as well as a section in which he gives some simple examples of his ostinato playing (in german only). German description: Die erste DVD des deutschen Shootingstars! Benny zeigt und erklärt unter anderem seine ostinate Spielweise, soliert auf Becken (nur Becken) und überzeugt durch seine unglaubliche Musikalität! Zudem gibt es 6...

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Giovanni Hidalgo – Conga Virtuoso

Sep 30 2013

Giovanni Hidalgo – Conga Virtuoso

Giovanni Hidalgo has been described by some artists as touched by the hand of God. Hidalgo has played a major role in shaping the way the world accepts and embraces hand drumming. With legendary percussionists Tito Puente, Armando Peraza, Patato, and teh late Jose Mangual Sr. topping the list of hist most respected fans, his natural talent has brought new respect to Latin rhythms as well as to the rhythms of his birthplace, Puerto Rico. This special video offers a three-part conga masterclass on rhythms, techniques, rudiments and exercises, and singles, doubles, ruffs, and combinations. For the Intermediate to...

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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 – 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 – 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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Buddy Rich – Live in ’78

Jan 18 2012

Buddy Rich – Live in ’78

This concert should definitely prove a winner for listeners who prefer the straight-ahead, swinging, Count Basie-indebted Buddy Rich ensembles of the mid-to-late 1970s to the somewhat rock-heavy sonic barrage of the band assembled by the legendary drummer and bandleader at the close of the 1960s. Even though the video catches the band just after the departure of some key Rich players like trumpeter Dave Stahl and pianist Barry Kiener, it still features Rich’s right-hand man, tenor saxophonist Steve Marcus, along with a tight-knit ensemble of players with strong soloists in all sections. The program is a crowd-pleaser, including a...

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