Drummer’s Night in Boston 2005

Aug 21 2011

Drummer’s Night in Boston 2005

Recorded October 14th 2005, this DVD documents a remarkable one-night-only performance by five of the biggest names in the drum world, as they play live onstage, both solo and then together in a show-stopping finale in a benefit for Right Turn. You’ll experience upclose: the amazing handwork of Prince’s drummer John Blackwell; heavy-yet-tasty ‘band approach’ playing by Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers; classic rock icon Simon Kirke; and the firey, polyryhthmic, jaw-dropping ensemble playing of drummer’s drummers Horacio ‘El Negro’ Hernandez and Eguie Castrillo. Drummer’s Night in Boston 2005 gives you unlimited access to the artists,...

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Artie Traum – Essential Riffs For Guitar

Jul 31 2011

Artie Traum – Essential Riffs For Guitar

Here’s a lesson that’s packed with dozens of time-tested musical phrases that will help you become a strong lead guitarist. Even beginners will be able to start playing hot licks over blues changes. As the phrases get more advanced, you’ll start to use slides, bends, hammer-ons, pull-offs and other techniques to increase your speed and dexterity. Each riff is played slowly and then at speed to give you a feel for how it sounds in context. Jeff Pevar (currently playing guitar with David Crosby) joins Artie to demonstrate how two players jamming together would use these lead lines in...

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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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Heads Up 2007

Jun 12 2011

Heads Up 2007

Here is a question for you. What do Tommy Aldridge, Gorden Campbell, Lil’ Mike Mitchell, C.G. Rhyche, Derico Watson, Danny Seraphine, Aaron Spears and Zoro have in common? Well they are all drummers, but I know you knew that already. The real answer is that they all took part in the 2007 Drummer’s for Jesus event. This DVD is part drumming contest, who is the best? It is also a celebration of inspirational music. Non denominational, but never the less uplifting. It certainly makes a nice change from the rap crap that seems to have pervaded every corner of...

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Heads Up 2006

Jun 11 2011

Heads Up 2006

Drums and more importantly drummers are an intrinsic element in most bands. Their importance is often overshadowed by the lead guitar and the vocalist. Many bands would fail without that guy, or girl banging away in the background. Heads Up is a DVD entirely devoted to drumming. The artists include: Gregg Bissonette, John Blackwell Jr., Gerald Heyward, C.G. Ryche, Sean McCurley, Louis Santiago Jr, Nathaniel Townsley, Bill Bachman, Christopher Coleman, Andrew Lloyd and Derek Winkley. Alas the drums on their own, with the noticeable exception of the steel drums do not make for a very satisfactory solo instrument. Luckily...

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Bass Day 1998 – Highlights

Mar 30 2011

Bass Day 1998 – Highlights

This program presents highlights from the renowned Bass Day Festival. Some of the world’s greatest bass players gather each year at the New York festival to perform solo, jam, and share their expertise with bass enthusiasts. Some of the highlights of Bass Day ’98 included performances by bass wizards Bobby Rodriguez, Andy Gonzalez, Francis Rocco Prestia, and Michael Manning, Victor Wooten, and Bass Player of 1997 and 1998, Oteil Burbridge. In addition to the concerts, question and answer sessions provided festivalgoers with tips and insights from the field’s top artists. Four of the best bass players around gathered in...

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Free Drum Lessons Pack

Mar 08 2011

Free Drum Lessons Pack

Team of drum instructors are here to keep you informed on a wide range of drum topics. Beginners are encouraged to start in the beginner drum lessons section. There you will find the how to play drums and learn to play drums videos that teach drums completely from scratch. Novice and Advanced drummers can watch our video lessons on the 40 drum rudiments, dynamic drumming, drum theory and notation, and drum set play-alongs. They all contain a range of lessons that are sure to challenge drummers of all skill levels. All video lessons have own PDF notation. This cours...

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Tom Brechtlein – Blues Drums

Mar 07 2011

Tom Brechtlein – Blues Drums

The Ultimate Beginner Series is designed to help you take the first step toward experiencing the fun of playing music. This program shows you the blues shuffle, alternate cymbal patterns for a shuffle, hi-hat coordination exercises, a slow blues groove and more! Blues Drums, Step Two takes you one step further in the art of blues drumming. This program demonstrates bass drum variations, a blues rhumba, the open hi-hat sound, the “Steve Gadd shuffle,” new fill ideas and much more. A great band is also featured to further demonstrate each beat and fill in a musical context.   Language:...

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Dave “Bedrock” Bedrosian – Discover Drumming Vol. 1 & 2

Feb 15 2011

Dave “Bedrock” Bedrosian – Discover Drumming Vol. 1 & 2

We are happy to announce that Discover Drumming volume one and two VHS videos are now available on a 100 minute DVD. It features improved picture and audio quality, fast navigation with “click on” chapter points, and no rewinding. DVD is a permanent medium with a life span of 100 years or more, no ruined videotapes or cracked cassettes! For the person, young or old, with an interest in drums and drumming. Discover Drumming DVD is 100 minutes long includes vol. 1 and 2 Discover Drumming Videos. Covers: The drum set and all its parts How to set up...

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