Fred Sokolow – The Gershwin Songbook

Apr 12 2012

Fred Sokolow – The Gershwin Songbook

George and Ira Gershwin’s beautiful songs are timeless jazz standards, and they sound great on guitar. In this dvd, Fred plays and teaches six complete Gershwin arrangements, including guitar backup (for singing) and instrumental chord solos for each tune. Just for fun, Fred includes the rarely-heard introductory verses to the songs, as well as ad-lib instrumental solos. After playing each tune, Fred gives you a rundown on the arrangement, going over tricky spots and analyzing the chord progression and substitutions. Then he replays it slower, on a split screen with close-ups of both hands. Best of all, you can...

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Frank Gambale – Concert with Class

Mar 01 2012

Frank Gambale – Concert with Class

This DVD features a 90 minute live concert performance by Gambale, followed by an exclusive instructional segment with the legend himself, breaking down several songs featured in the live show. Lots of bonus footage. In this exciting new undertaking from the legendary Frank Gambale, the “Thunder From Down Under” brings you up to speed on his never-ending musical quest. With a host of new material, and some of today’s top session musicians, Gambale continues to push the boundaries of music to the edge and beyond through his extraordinary guitar playing and songwriting skills. This great program includes an amazing...

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Buddy Rich – Live in ’78

Jan 18 2012

Buddy Rich – Live in ’78

This concert should definitely prove a winner for listeners who prefer the straight-ahead, swinging, Count Basie-indebted Buddy Rich ensembles of the mid-to-late 1970s to the somewhat rock-heavy sonic barrage of the band assembled by the legendary drummer and bandleader at the close of the 1960s. Even though the video catches the band just after the departure of some key Rich players like trumpeter Dave Stahl and pianist Barry Kiener, it still features Rich’s right-hand man, tenor saxophonist Steve Marcus, along with a tight-knit ensemble of players with strong soloists in all sections. The program is a crowd-pleaser, including a...

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Lenny Breau – Master Class

Jan 16 2012

Lenny Breau – Master Class

Lenny Breau – Master Class This rare video taped footage of Lenny Breau was captured in July 1982, while he was teaching a master class at the University of Southern California. It is not a high-tech production, but a precious moment in time, captured on amateur video. The unassuming Breau plays each song, takes questions from the class and explains his technique and methods. Jazz guitar enthusiasts and Lenny Breau fans will appreciate the opportunity to have this visual glimpse into the genius of Lenny Breau, and all music lovers will marvel at his incredible, effortless and unique style...

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Gospel Chops – Shed Sessionz Volume 2

Dec 03 2011

Gospel Chops – Shed Sessionz Volume 2

This second edition to the flagships series from Gospelchops.com features a two-disc set full of multicamera scenes that will fill your hunger for monster drumming. Features Nikki Glaspie (Beyonce), Ronald Bruner Jr. (Stanley Clarke, MD Festival ’06), and Doobie Powell along with a fresh crop of young gospel musicians that will wow you from beginning to end. This epic release also includes instructional clips, behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with the hottest drummers in the country. Featuring: Ronald Bruner Jr. Dave Elitch Justin Brown Doobie Powell Nikkie Glaspie Jonathan Davis Billy Powell Laron “Skeeter” McMillian “Third” Lil’ Nick Smith Dexter...

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Allen Vizzutti – Steps To Excellence

Oct 26 2011

Allen Vizzutti – Steps To Excellence

Allen Vizzutti is one of the most phenomenal trumpet players. Very interesting trumpet clinic performed by Allen Vizzutti. The quality of video is not so good but it’s recommended for musicians from begginers to advanced. The clicnic describes such things as practicing for profits, endurance and technique, developing styles and other necessary for every musician tips. Don’t miss a chance to watch Alllen’s lessons. Mr. Vizzutti has done a spledid job of his method. Worth the price just for the warmup. For those who don’t know much about Allen Vizzuti… He is master trumpet player with much insight to...

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John Thomas – Trumpet Secrets Revealed

Oct 24 2011

John Thomas – Trumpet Secrets Revealed

This sensational DVD covers all the essential topics that will make you a better Trumpet player! Techniques include forming your embouchure, warming up, the three kinds of air, how and what to practice, singing through your horn, mutes, cleaning and much more. Also features interviews with Snooky Young, Maria Schneider, Wayne Bergeron, Ingrid Jensen and Bob Reeves, plus a tour of the Calicchio Trumpet Factory. Mr. Thomas, a lead trumpet man of some repute (Basie, USC professorship) compiled a well thought out video that answers all questions regarding playing this special instrument, one of the most physical things one...

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Mendoza International Drum Fest 2005

Sep 29 2011

Mendoza International Drum Fest 2005

The Mendoza International Drum Fest is a festival that was held over a weekend in the Argentinian state Mendoza in 2005, it was organized by drummer Gustavo Meli, a world known drummer that played in modern drummer festival. The dvd features Marco Minnemann’s full performance, including an over 40 minute drum solo, it also features Meli’s entire performance. That was amazing show and drummers from all over the world must see it. Great solos, incredible drummers and a lot of positive emotions, don’t miss a chance to watch this. Friday, 17th June: Oscar Giunta Jazz Trio with Christian Galvez...

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The Ultimate Drummers Weekend 11

Aug 28 2011

The Ultimate Drummers Weekend 11

Billed as the continent’s biggest and most popular drumming festival, and one of the largest gatherings of drummers in the world, “TUDW” is an annual event that brings together top drummers from around the world for three days of wall-to-wall concerts and workshops. Both TUDW 10 and TUDW 11 offer extensive footage of the events’ performances and drum clinics as well as interviews and special behind-the-scenes coverage. TUDW 11 (2003) features Vera Figueiredo, John Blackwell, Thomas Lang, Jimmy DeGrasso, Andrew Gander, King Marong, Pete Drummond, Gustavo Meli, Alex Deegan and Ryan Menezes. The biggest and most popular drum festival...

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Drummers Collective: 25th Anniversary Celebration & Bass Day 2002

Aug 25 2011

Drummers Collective: 25th Anniversary Celebration & Bass Day 2002

A two disc set. On sunday November 24, 2002, Drummers Collective, the world’s premier drum school, celebrated its 25th Anniversary with an incredible evening of music. Featured performers included some of the most creative and influential drummers and bass players in the world. The 2 disc set features 4 drummers and 2 bassists that are possibly the best at their instruments. The second disc has many bonus features that are interesting if you ever get past the first disc. This performance demonstrates why Dave is one of the best drummers out there. Horacio plays a good set with John...

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