Kenneth ‘Bam’ Alexander – Hear and Play Drums 103

Dec 27 2012

Kenneth ‘Bam’ Alexander – Hear and Play Drums 103

Kenneth ‘Bam’ Alexander has played for just about everyone in the industry. He’s toured with a countless number of artists in all genres and leads workshops locally in his community. He’s been playing drums for over 20 years… since the tender age of 2 and has certainly been through the “school of hard knocks.” Bam knows both worlds – how to read sheet music and most importantly, how to play by ear. How to play ultra-advanced fills, stroke-for-stroke! Bam repeats himself plenty of times and takes these advanced fills slow enough for anyone to catch on! Master the art...

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Mark John Sternal – Easy Guitar Tricks

Dec 14 2012

Mark John Sternal – Easy Guitar Tricks

MJS – Easy Guitar Tricks – Lead And Rhythm Guitar Techniques Used By The Pros! Learn to use the highly-guarded techniques of the guitar pros! Make each and every note count! Playing a note – or even a handful of notes – is one thing, but learning to give each note life, while making them sound tight, professional and desirable, is an important task to master. Using simple techniques that have taught thousands of eager students over the past 18 years, expert guitar instructor Mark John Sternal teaches you fun, useful guitar tricks quickly and easily. You’ll be amazed...

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Stanley Jordan – Master Sessions

Dec 06 2012

Stanley Jordan – Master Sessions

Stanley Jordan emerged in the mid-1980’s as one of the most gifted and innovative guitarists in contemporary jazz; Jordan sidestepped conventional picking methods in favor of a two-handed tapping technique on the instrument’s fretboard, allowing for a fluid speed and polytonal effect not easily replicated by most players. Star Licks Master Sessions: Stanley Jordan is an instructional video in which Jordan demonstrates his unusual performance style, as well as offering advice on effective practice methods, how to improve dexterity, melodic improvisation, and more. Language: English Country: USA Running time: 90 min Quality: VHSRip Video: DivX 320×240, 30 fps Audio:...

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Drum Videos Set (57 videos)

Nov 06 2012

Drum Videos Set (57 videos)

We collected a set of video lessons, master classes and just a good videos of famous drummers. They play in differenet styles and genres. This set includes 57 videos by 10 musicians: Benny Greb, Dirk Erchinger, Felix Lehrmann, Johnny Rabb, Phil Maturano, Mike Terrana, Rodney Holmes, Shauney Baby, Thomas Lang and Van Stratum Serra. Only the best tutorials at FastStrings. Language: English Running time: 04:47:48 Quality: CamRip Video: WMV 320×240 30.00fps 386Kbps Audio: WMA 44100Hz stereo 64Kbps Booklet: No Size: 950 Mb Download Drum Videos Set (57 videos) free and other lessons from our site   Register or Login...

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Zildjian Day New York 1984

Nov 01 2012

Zildjian Day New York 1984

Zildjian Day in New York features performances by Steve Gadd, Vinnie Colaiuta, Tommy Campbell, Billy Cobham and Alex Acuna. An intimate and revealing video document of five leading contemporary drummers in the context of a one of a kind live concert/clinic “event”: Zildjian Day in New York. Each drummer demonstrates their unique playing styles with informative question and answer sessions after each musical segment. From Alex Acuna opening the day’s festivities with a fiery montage of latin music, to Tommy Campbell’s and Billy Cobham’s inventive soloing and Vinnie Colaiuta’s and Steve Gadd’s brilliant and intuitive accompaniment, it’s all here...

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Zildjian Day London 1995

Oct 27 2012

Zildjian Day London 1995

Zildjian Day in London features performances by Dennis Chambers, Gregg Bissonette, Trilok Gurtu, and Simon Phillips. Zildjian Day in London is easily one of the most stunning and revealing Zildjian Days ever witnessed. Documented here is 90 enthralling minutes in the company of four of the world’s most influential and dynamic drummers, whose unique styles – spanning rock, funk, fusion and World music – are revealed here by both intimate and spectacular camera angles, some used for the first time in drum video footage. Don’t miss a chance to watch Zildjian Day New York 1984. Language: English Year: 1995...

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Omar Hakim – Let It Flow (Book+CD)

Sep 07 2012

Omar Hakim – Let It Flow (Book+CD)

This challenging play along/transcription book is based on Omar’s video Let It Flow . Featured are play along charts, groove/solo/fill transcriptions, and interview material that will help you understand the flowing and exciting style of Omar Hakim. In addition to the soloing and song segments, Omar also shares his valuable insight into developing your touch and groove which will ultimately lead to developing your own style. This book will not only give you a close-up look at one of today’s hottest drummers, it will also provide you with some great ideas and concepts on how you can better Let...

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Mark Wessels – A Fresh Approach To The Snare Drum

Aug 29 2012

Mark Wessels – A Fresh Approach To The Snare Drum

Whether you’re a first day beginner or have been playing the drums for several years, learning the fundamentals of technique, rudiments and music reading is very important. From gripping the sticks properly to learning the essential rudiments, Mark Wessels uses excerpts from his popular method, A Fresh Approach to the Snare Drum to provide a solid foundation for successful drumming skills. Even if you’re a skilled percussionist, we recommend that you take the time to view the lessons from the beginning and put into practice the concepts that Mark establishes from the beginning. Building upon the very basic skills,...

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Aaron Gilmartin – Easy Steps to Bossa Nova Guitar

Jun 30 2012

Aaron Gilmartin – Easy Steps to Bossa Nova Guitar

The distinctive sound of Brazilian bossa nova guitar has permeated the musical landscape for fifty years, influencing singers, instrumentalists and songwriters throughout the world. Based on a melding of jazz voicings and samba rhythms, this gently swinging fingerpicking-based style will bring new colors and rhythms to all your guitar accompaniments and solos. Aaron Gilmartin builds your bossa nova guitar technique step-by-step, providing chordal exercises, melodic passages and syncopated picking along with invaluable guitar advice and musical knowledge. He opens the lesson with his original song, Hold the Place, based around a typical four-chord progression that will give your playing...

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Omar Hakim – Express Yourself

Jun 26 2012

Omar Hakim – Express Yourself

Omar Hakim has recorded and toured with some of the most important bands in pop and jazz music. From Weather Report and Miles Davis to Sting, Dire Straits and David Bowie, Omar’s playing has consistently set new drumming standards. In addition to the hundreds of albums and CD’s Omar has played on, he is an accomplished singer/songwriter and has a solo album Rhythm Deep on GRP Records. In Express Yourself, Omar begins by discussing how to develop a fluid style on the drumset based on posture, balance and logical drum set-up. He then goes on to share some of...

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