Rick Latham – Advanced Funk Studies
Sep 05 2016
Advanced Funk Studies has been a staple for drummers for over 20 years. The new DVD with both Advanced Funk Studies and Contemporary Drumset Techniques is a must for drummers who wish to understand todays linear style of playing, rock, r & b, hip hop, funk and soul. Latham breaks down the exercises so its easy to find a groove that works with the music. Mr Latham also spends time talking about the importance of proper technique and shows the importance of a strong rudimental foundation. This course is very helpful, easy to follow, with excellent examples of some of the exercises. And more importantly how to incorporate them into to todays music.
The long awaited release of Rick Latham’s 25th Anniversary edition DVD contains the full-length original videos of Advanced Funk Studies as well as Contemporary Drumset Techniques all in one package, which are based on his best selling instructional publications.
Special bonus features include on camera interviews with drumming legends Louie Bellson and Ed Shaughnessy, an in-depth look at Rick’s gear set-up (including drums, heads, sticks, and cymbals) and all new playing sequences that explain and demonstrate Rick’s rudimental and linear concepts. With a new introduction and a photo gallery that chronicles Latham’s career over the past two decades, this DVD is a total package for drummers of all levels.
This DVD is actually a combination of Advanced Funk Studies and Contemporary Drumset Techniques, plus some new footage. Rick teaches you some KILLER development exercises that will not only polish your technique, but will make you a smarter and stronger player. If you work through the exercises on this DVD diligently and with a metronome, making sure that you strive for accuracy and with a good feel and groove, you will be well on your way to becoming a very solid and versatile drummer. Rick is easily one of the greatest instructors/clinicians in the world.
Running time: 180 mins
Video: MPEG2 Video 720×480 (4:3) 29.97 fps 8200Kbps
Audio: Dolby AC3 48000Hz stereo 448Kbps
Booklet: Yes (PDF)
Size: 4.7 Gb