Peter Erskine – Everything is Timekeeping I & II
Feb 17 2016
Peter Erskine – Everything is Timekeeping I & II. Time is a musical essential. Whether you are playing a simple beat, a fill, or a solo, time should inform every choice you make at the drums. Hence, Everything is Timekeeping. This DVD features Peter Erskine’s instructional videos Everything Is Timekeeping and Timekeeping 2, which were previously available only on VHS. With guitarist John Abercrombie and bassist Marc Johnson assisting, Peter covers topics such as the jazz ride pattern, ride cymbal technique, basic jazz independence and coordination, improvisation, and composition, all while focusing on time and feel. Booklet included.
A lot of information from a musician who has a tremendous amount of experience and is very articulate. His technique and information shared about the subtleties of what he is doing is extremely valuable. You really have to pay attention to what he is playing with the trio to get all the details of what he discusses in the lecture parts of the video.
Everything is timekeeping is the most something every drummer should have in there collection. This time keeping dvd gives you the back bone of how to relate to music when it comes to understanding how time works by integrating what you have learn on a subconscious level.
Year: 1989 (2009)
Running time: 01:25:50
Video: MPEG2 NTSC 4:3 (720×480) VBR
Audio: AC3 192 kbps
Booklet: Yes (PDF)
Size: 7.86 Gb