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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