The Art of Playing with Brushes

Nov 05 2013

The Art of Playing with Brushes

This remarkable three-disc set – two DVDs and play-along CD – takes a unique look at the art of playing with brushes. Brush masters Billy Hart, Eddie Locke, Joe Morello, Charli Persip, and Ben Riley, join drumming greats, Adam Nussbaum and Steve Smith, as they demonstrate and discuss their distinctive brush styles. All seven artists were filmed playing the same tempos and feels, including 4/4 and 3/4 swing at several differrent tempos as well as balads and Latin feels, and each was then interviewed about each performance. By watching these performances back to back, viewers will gain insight into...

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Guitar Play-Along Volume 80 – Acoustic Anthology

Oct 05 2013

Guitar Play-Along Volume 80 – Acoustic Anthology

The Guitar Play-Along Series will help you play your favorite songs quickly and easily! Just follow the tab, listen to the CD to hear how the guitar should sound, and then play along using the separate backing tracks. The melody and lyrics are also included in the book in case you want to sing, or to simply help you follow along. The audio CD is playable on any CD player. For PC and Mac computer users, the CD is enhanced so you can adjust the recording to any tempo without changing pitch! A supersized collection of 16 songs. Songs...

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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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Jojo Mayer – Secret Weapons For The Modern Drummer

Sep 21 2013

Jojo Mayer – Secret Weapons For The Modern Drummer

One of the most comprehensive and detailed volumes on hand technique ever produced, Jojo Mayer’s Secret Weapons for the Modern Drummer is recommended for drummers of every age, style and skill level. The double-DVD, 3-hour set is available from the Limited division of and covers a wide range of information on drumming technique, from the most fundamental to the most advanced. Yet, Secret Weapons is more than just the ultimate instructional method and reference guide, it also showcases the inspiring artistry, musical philosophy and groundbreaking technical abilities of one of today’s most progressive performers and educators. Filmed in crystal...

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John Blackwell – Groove, Technique & Showmanship

Sep 14 2013

John Blackwell – Groove, Technique & Showmanship

John Blackwell, world-class groove master and drummer with Prince, offers his approach to developing the astounding technique he has become know for, including key exercises that he used as a student and still uses today. John covers building a solo, single hand rolls, single pedal technique and much more. He also shows, in detail, his amazing stick twirling technique, and explains how he was influenced and inspired by heroes like Lionel Hampton, Sonny Payne and Gene Krupa. Also included on Technique, Grooving and Showmanship is incredible footage of John’s performance at the Modern Drummer Festival 2002 with his band...

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Bass Extremes Live: Steve Bailey & Victor Wooten

Aug 19 2013

Bass Extremes Live: Steve Bailey & Victor Wooten

This program features two of the world’s most outstanding bass players, Victor Bailey and Victor Wooten. The veteran musicians share their years of experience with students of the bass, on subjects ranging from techniques to arrangements to styles. They demonstrate styles including blues, rock, jazz, country, new age, and heavy metal. Tunes from different genres are performed, so that the at-home student can play along. Bailey and Wooten also discuss how to best showcase the unique sounds of the bass when it is used as a solo instrument, or when it accompanies other instruments. See also: Victor Wooten –...

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Glen Velez – Handance Method, Step 2

Jul 17 2013

Glen Velez – Handance Method, Step 2

A unique method for hand drumming and personal rhythmic development from Glen Velez, the world’s leading frame drummer. HANDANCE is more than learning how to play hand drums: it’s a holistic method for integrating rhythmical ‘visualization’ concepts with physical timekeeping and drumming techniques. The unique ‘stepping,’ singing and drumming exercises build personal drumming confidence and develop a solid rhythmic inner awareness. Language: English Year: 2000 Country: USA Running time: 00:52:17 Quality: VHSRip Video: DivX 5, 704×472, 25.000 fps, 1101 Kbps Audio: PCM , 44.1 KHz, 1 channel, 705.6 Kbps Booklet: No Size: 679 Mb Download Glen Velez – Handance...

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SongXpress – Disturbed: Play Their Songs Now!

Jul 14 2013

SongXpress – Disturbed: Play Their Songs Now!

Disturbed is one of the hardest hitting rock bands around, leading the way with thick and heavy guitar riffs backed by a super tight rhythm section. now you can learn how to play four of their biggest hits with this SongXpress DVD. Learn the licks, riffs, and patterns of “Down With the Sickness,” “Voices,” “Stupify,” and “Prayer.” On-screen diagrams and tablature do away with frustrating hours of practice and let you play the songs of Disturbed like you always wanted to. SongXpress is the fastest and easiest way to learn your favorite songs on guitar. It’s like having a...

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Jared Falk – Bass Drum Secrets

Jun 30 2013

Jared Falk – Bass Drum Secrets

This training pack was created for drummers interested in taking their single and double bass drumming to the next level. It teaches unique techniques for improving speed, power, and control with minimal effort based on the “conservation of motion” principle. It is literally revolutionizing the way thousands of drummers around the world play the drums, and can do the same for you. After mastering the basic method – you will then learn dozens of beats, fills, and drum-solo patterns that incorporate this unique method to it’s fullest potential. No long will you have to play the same boring and...

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Jazz Play-Along: Volume 105 – Soulful Jazz

Jun 21 2013

Jazz Play-Along: Volume 105 – Soulful Jazz

For use with all Bb, Eb, C and BC instruments, the Jazz Play-Along series is the ultimate learning tool for all jazz musicians. With musician-friendly lead sheets, melody cues, and other split-track choices on the included CD, this first-of-its-kind package makes learning to play jazz easier than ever before. For study, each tune includes a split track with: Melody cue with proper style and inflection; Professional rhythm tracks; Choruses for soloing; Removable bass part; Removable piano part. For performance, each tune also has: An additional full stereo accompaniment track (no melody); Additional choruses for soloing. Songs include: Black Coffee...

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