Tom Brechtlein – Blues Drums

Mar 07 2011

Tom Brechtlein – Blues Drums

The Ultimate Beginner Series is designed to help you take the first step toward experiencing the fun of playing music. This program shows you the blues shuffle, alternate cymbal patterns for a shuffle, hi-hat coordination exercises, a slow blues groove and more! Blues Drums, Step Two takes you one step further in the art of blues drumming. This program demonstrates bass drum variations, a blues rhumba, the open hi-hat sound, the “Steve Gadd shuffle,” new fill ideas and much more. A great band is also featured to further demonstrate each beat and fill in a musical context.   Language:...

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Pat Torpey – Big Drums

Feb 28 2011

Pat Torpey – Big Drums

Pat Torpey, the solid hard-rock drummer from Mr. Big, explains the development of his style and techniques through four chapters of exercises, including a spectacular nine-minute drum solo. He also performs and discusses seven Mr. Big songs, explaining his secrets and tricks. Topics covered include paradiddles, grace notes, drum solos, hi-hat work, and basic and double-bass footwork. Features a special performance with Billy Sheehan on bass. His enthusiasm & energy are just infectious. In this video, he goes over it all: footwork, fills, time you name it. The jams with Billy really add to the overall quality because you...

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Eric Singer – All Access to Drumming

Feb 20 2011

Eric Singer – All Access to Drumming

For the past two decades, Eric Singer has remained at the top of the list for First Call Rock drummers. In All Access To Drumming, Eric shares his experience, techniques and many other aspects that are essential to survive as a professional drummer in today s world. From his dad’s society band to Lita Ford, Gary Moore, Black Sabbath, Badlands, Alice Cooper, Brian May and now over a decade drumming for iconic rock gods KISS, Eric has mastered the playing techniques and tricks to persevere in the real world of Rock drumming. Originnally recorded in 1996, now available with...

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Dave “Bedrock” Bedrosian – Discover Drumming Vol. 1 & 2

Feb 15 2011

Dave “Bedrock” Bedrosian – Discover Drumming Vol. 1 & 2

We are happy to announce that Discover Drumming volume one and two VHS videos are now available on a 100 minute DVD. It features improved picture and audio quality, fast navigation with “click on” chapter points, and no rewinding. DVD is a permanent medium with a life span of 100 years or more, no ruined videotapes or cracked cassettes! For the person, young or old, with an interest in drums and drumming. Discover Drumming DVD is 100 minutes long includes vol. 1 and 2 Discover Drumming Videos. Covers: The drum set and all its parts How to set up...

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Brain Mantia – Brain’s Lessons: Shredding Repis On The Gnar Gnar Rad

Feb 14 2011

Brain Mantia – Brain’s Lessons: Shredding Repis On The Gnar Gnar Rad

Finally a video with attitude! Hear and see Primus drummer break down Go Go, Funk Patterns, the Ostinato and the Up Down Technique in “Brains” contemporary and alternative way. This video is not only educational, but entertaining as well. Suitable for all levels of playing. Special Features Include: Photo Gallery, Exclusive Video Footage From Brain’s Home Library, Interactive Drum Set, Printable Reference Lessons From Brain, and Internet Connectivity. Language: English Year: 1999 Country: USA Running time: 1 hour Quality: DVDrip Video: XviD 624×464 (1.34:1), 1940 kbps avg, 29.970 fps Audio: 48 kHz, 2 ch, 113.44 kbps avg Booklet: No...

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Dave Weckl Walfredo Reyes Sr. – Drums & Percussions Working it Out (Part 1, 2)

Dec 10 2010

Dave Weckl Walfredo Reyes Sr. – Drums & Percussions Working it Out (Part 1, 2)

This video demonstrates how drums and percussion work together to create a groove. You see Dave and Walfredo work out parts for different feels and styles of music and then watch a band perform them. In addition, Dave and Walfredo solo and show off some pretty fiery playing. Many styles are covered, from reggae to various Latin rhythms. Includes some great solos from Dave and Walfredo’s unique drum set playing which integrates Latin percussion on the drumkit. Intermediate to advanced. This is not only a useful instructional video that illustrates the basics of drumming with a percussionist, but it...

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Nan Mercader – World Percussion Volume 2 Darbuka

Jul 27 2010

Nan Mercader – World Percussion Volume 2 Darbuka

Welcome to World Percussion, Nan Mercader’s percussion method DVD collection. You have a powerful aid in your hands, to initiate you into the world of percussions. Here you will learn the story behind the drum, how to tune it, the correct playing position, the different sounds, hand techniques, and study exercises and rhythms. All rhythms are taught with a metronome (click track). Following this you will be ableto see and hear the rhythms played by a live band. Finally, you will be able to play along in the Minus One section. Exercise and rhythm manuscripts are included, as well...

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Babatunde Olatunji – African Drumming

Jul 26 2010

Babatunde Olatunji – African Drumming

Talented African drummer Babatunde Olatunji serves as instructor for this informational release, designed to teach and motivate any aspiring drummer – no matter the skill level. The comprehensive curriculum includes the fundamentals as well as specific techniques, cadenced sequences and popular arrangements. Also highlighted is the spiritual aspect associated with African drumming, on models such as the Ashiko and Djembe. Babatunde Olatunji first astonished audiences with his African drumming group and 1959 recording ‘Drums Of Passion’. Baba has since traveled the world, where he has continued to spread the knowledge and sounds of his incredible drumming powers. African Drumming’...

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Peter Erskine – Time keeping 2

Jul 05 2010

Peter Erskine – Time keeping 2

Time Keeping 2 – it is a logical development of concepts of the first video. The first section shows 8 and 16 drawings, speaks of the melodic functions of drums, the interaction with the bass. The second section is devoted to Brazilian music: samba, bossa Nova and interesting rhythmic patterns. In the third section, we are talking about the traditional Afro-Caribbean styles: mambo and songo. The main direction of Peter – are ethnic grooves such as samba, calypso, afro-latin, reggae, jazz and funk. Here, he puts emphasis on the modern game on the drums and improvisation. You’ll find many...

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