Mike Clark: Funk Blues & Straight-Ahead Jazz
May 11 2012
In this info-packed DVD, Clark explains and demonstrates the blues, funk, and jazz roots behind his unique and highly influential approach. Step by step, Clark takes viewers through the evolution of funk, shuffle, and swing, showing with concise illustrations how he shaped his signature “Oakland ghost-note” style into the pioneering grooves he played with Herbie Hancock’s Headhunters.
Bonus live performances with his trio show the range, power, and passion that have made Clark into one of the most in-demand, genre-crossing drummers in contemporary music.
On this program, Mike Clark, the man behind the “Oakland Ghost-note” style, shares his innovative approach that has allowed him to successfully cross multiple genres of music. Filled with demonstrations, and illustrations, this program is chock-full of lessons and tips to help students elevate their game with the sticks. Also included is live footage of the man in action as his seamlessly moves between jazz, funk, and blues.
Running time: 01:29:23
Video: MPEG2 720×480 4000 kb/s 29.97 fps
Audio: 44.1 Khz stereo 128 kb/s
Size: 2.67 Gb