Drumbassadors – Volume 1

Aug 16 2011

Drumbassadors – Volume 1

Volume I shows Rene Creemers and Wim de Vries, both drummer and Dutchmen as “The Drumbassadors”. Stylistically they combine European, African, and American grooves, sounds, and melodies in their own unique way. An essential requirement of their repertoire that it must consist of ‘songs’. Melody, no matter how simple, is key. Besides using different kinds of sticks Rene and Wim use their fingers, sing and rap words with only one goal in mind: to feature the drum kit as a musical instrument with unlimited possibilities. That’s why this Drumbassadors DVD sounds like a global jouney rather than a drum...

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Happy Traum – Easy Steps To Guitar Fingerpicking Volume 1

Jul 19 2011

Happy Traum – Easy Steps To Guitar Fingerpicking Volume 1

Drawing on four decades of teaching experience, Happy Traum has devised this nearly foolproof method to help you get off to a great start. He trains you to “rewire your brain” so that playing in this style becomes second nature. Happy also imparts invaluable information about finger picks, string damping, Travis style picking and other important topics. DVD 1 starts you from scratch. The simple children’s song “Skip to My Lou” helps you learn the basic concepts before you move on to fingerpicking standards such as “Spike Driver’s Blues,” “Green, Green Rocky Road,” “Staggerlee,” “Nine Pound Hammer” and “Hobo’s...

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Bruce Kulick & Bob Kulick – Kiss Forever: 3 Decades Оf Kiss Classics

Jun 29 2011

Bruce Kulick & Bob Kulick – Kiss Forever: 3 Decades Оf Kiss Classics

Bob and Bruce Kulick share their technique and insight into being part of the Hottest Band In The World – KISS! Bob Kulick’s contributions to KISS include KISS Alive II, KISS Killers band Paul Stanley’s solo album and tour as well as various KISS songwriting credits. Bruce was the lead guitarist for KISS from 1984-1996 and has recorded and written songs with the band as well as toured the world. His work has appeared on many Platinum and Gold KISS classics such as Crazy Nights, Hot In The Shade and Revenge. Now is your chance to learn your favorite...

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Victor Wooten – Lesson on Bass Technique

Jun 26 2011

Victor Wooten – Lesson on Bass Technique

Victor Lemonte Wooten is an American bass player, composer, author, and producer, and has been the recipient of five Grammy Awards. Wooten has won the “Bass Player of the Year” award from Bass Player magazine three times in a row, and was the first person to win the award more than once. In addition to a solo career and collaborations with various artists, Wooten has been the bassist for Bela Fleck and the Flecktones since the group’s formation in 1988. Wooten was also a judge for the 4th annual Independent Music Awards to support independent artists’ careers. The lesson...

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Jeremy Williams – Remembering How to Drum: Djembe Technique

Jun 24 2011

Jeremy Williams – Remembering How to Drum: Djembe Technique

We are all drummers… and our first jam sessions date back to a duet of heartbeats in the womb. It may be that you have forgotten, or simply lost touch with the drummer that you truly are: the lessons on the disc will begin the process of remembering how to drum. This DVD is carefully designed to reinforce basic djembe technique and provide a solid foundation for learning the rich tradition of djembe. I believe real freedom comes from technical mastery, as technique is the practice of bringing the true voice out of a thing. Studying djembe offers such...

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Classic Drum Solos And Drum Battles Volume 2

Jun 21 2011

Classic Drum Solos And Drum Battles Volume 2

The second DVD in this series features fifteen thunderous drum solos from legends like Buddy Rich, Lionel Hampton, Gene Krupa, ‘Papa” Jo Jones, Art Blakey, Shelly Manne, Sonny Payne, Sam Woodyard, Rufus ‘Speedy” Jones, and others, spanning the years 1947 to 1989, many never before released on home video or DVD. Bonus clips include Bobby Troup’s ‘history of the jazz drum set,” from 1958 and a great segment featuring the Gene Krupa Jazz Trio impersonating Russian musicians from 1946!   Language: English Year: 2002 Country: USA Running time: 73 min Quality: DVD5 Video: MPEG2 720×480 ~6.97 Mbps 30 fps...

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Buddy Rich Memorial Scholarship Concerts

Jun 19 2011

Buddy Rich Memorial Scholarship Concerts

The Buddy Rich Memorial Scholarship Concert, produced by Buddy’s daughter Cathy and Avedis Zildjian Co., was organized to provide a scholarship for a young drummer in Buddy Rich’s name. The concert was taped live by DCI Music Video on October 14, 1989 at the Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles, California under the direction of Bill Graham Presents. Six of the world’s greatest drummers participated in this historic occasion, each one playing with a reunited 15-piece Buddy Rich Band. This concert includes classic performances and solos by Vinnie Colaiuta, Steve Gadd, Dave Weckl with the Buddy Rich Band, Cathy Rich singing...

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Buddy Rich Memorial Concert 2008

Jun 18 2011

Buddy Rich Memorial Concert 2008

Featuring Neil Peart, Chad Smith, Tommy Igoe, John Blackwell, Terry Bozzio with Efrain Toro, Nick Rich, Peter Erskine, Will Lee, and Jeff Berlin. These artists pay tribute to Buddy Rich, one of the greatest drummers of all time. With an all-star big band, they play not only Buddy classics but also their own hits. Over two hours of concert footage, plus almost two hours of rehearsal and backstage footage memorialize this historic drumming event. Special Features: Interview with Cathy Rich, rehearsal footage, pre-show and backstage. DVD produced by Neil Peart and Don Lombardi. Tommy Igoe of Birdland Big Band:...

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Virgil Donati – Live in Stockholm

Jun 17 2011

Virgil Donati – Live in Stockholm

Experience Virgil’s breathtaking skills in this special 2-disc DVD set! Recorded live at the 2005 Bass n’ Drum festival, Virgil rose to the occasion with a performance full of relentless energy and creative excitement. The electricity in the air following the performance was magical & this DVD revives the intense application, dynamism and drama of this special evening in Stockholm. Virgil Donati is an Australian drummer, frequent drum clinician and a producer. He is currently playing with Planet X, Allan Holdsworth, and his own band among other projects. Virgil is perhaps most well known for his fast, highly technical...

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Jazz Play-Along Volume 39 – All The Things You Are

Jun 16 2011

Jazz Play-Along Volume 39 – All The Things You Are

Jazz Play-Along Volume 39 – “All The Things You Are” And More Jerome Kern Songs. The evergreen show songs of Jerome Kern have become standards of the Jazz repertoire, performed and reinterpreted by the great Jazz players over the years. Songs including A Fine Romance and The Way You Look Tonight have been recorded by such world-famous performers as Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald and many more. This special publication gives you the chance to get your hands around the Jerome Kern sound, presenting ten of his best-loved songs for you to learn. The Jazz Play Along Series...

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