Marco Minnemann – Extreme Drumming

Dec 04 2013

Marco Minnemann – Extreme Drumming

Marco Minnemann has exploded onto the drumming scene with his amazing technique and cutting edge extreme “interdependence” skills. Listen carefully as Marco reveals many of his drumming secrets that have propelled him into the musical stratosphere. Marco performs over ten incredible tracks and five live band performances from his best selling CDs. The band features stellar musicians Steve Hamilton on piano from Bill Bruford’s EARTHWORKS, and legendary bassist Wolfgang Schmid of PASSPORT. Never before has a drummer pushed the limits of independence, creativity, style & groove as Marco has. Seeing is believing, a “must have” for your DVD collection!!!...

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SongXpress – Steely Dan: Play Their Songs Now

Nov 06 2013

SongXpress – Steely Dan: Play Their Songs Now

With a Jazz-Rock sound that is highly unique and widely appreciated, Steely Dan are one of the few bands to enjoy great commercial success with a brand of music that is anything but. Their style attracts listeners of all genres and is heralded by musicians of all backgrounds. One of the biggest indicators of their success has been their staying power as evidenced by the grammy they won almost thirty years since their debut. SongXpress is the fastest and easiest way to learn your favorite songs on guitar. It’s like having a good friend teach you in the comfort...

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The Art of Playing with Brushes

Nov 05 2013

The Art of Playing with Brushes

This remarkable three-disc set – two DVDs and play-along CD – takes a unique look at the art of playing with brushes. Brush masters Billy Hart, Eddie Locke, Joe Morello, Charli Persip, and Ben Riley, join drumming greats, Adam Nussbaum and Steve Smith, as they demonstrate and discuss their distinctive brush styles. All seven artists were filmed playing the same tempos and feels, including 4/4 and 3/4 swing at several differrent tempos as well as balads and Latin feels, and each was then interviewed about each performance. By watching these performances back to back, viewers will gain insight into...

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Robbie Calvo – Sweet Notes

Oct 14 2013

Robbie Calvo – Sweet Notes

Most of us have been taught to solo and improvise by learning how to play specific scale patterns over certain chords and progressions. The classic example of this is the minor pentatonic scale, which we are told works beautifully over any I IV V progression. And sure enough, millions of guitar players blow minor pentatonic scales incessantly without worrying about the ‘chord changes.’ For the most part, those notes do indeed work BUT there’s still something missing. Where are those ‘sweet notes’ that our guitar heroes are playing? Sweet Notes to the rescue! The next challenge that most of...

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Shawn Lane – Power Licks

Oct 06 2013

Shawn Lane – Power Licks

Grab your guitar and get ready for a power-packed hour with this incredible guitarist. In Power Licks, Shawn Lane shows how he takes a basic sequence “shape” and moves it in various ways around the fingerboard unleashing hundreds of useful melodic lines and licks. He also shares his favorite scale sequences and you’ll see up cose his unbelievable right and left hand techniques. Shawn then explores diminished patterns and demonstrates how he uses jazz influenced phrases in his solos. Included in the special interview segment Shawn talks about his stage set-up, guitars and influences. And of course no REH...

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Guitar Play-Along Volume 80 – Acoustic Anthology

Oct 05 2013

Guitar Play-Along Volume 80 – Acoustic Anthology

The Guitar Play-Along Series will help you play your favorite songs quickly and easily! Just follow the tab, listen to the CD to hear how the guitar should sound, and then play along using the separate backing tracks. The melody and lyrics are also included in the book in case you want to sing, or to simply help you follow along. The audio CD is playable on any CD player. For PC and Mac computer users, the CD is enhanced so you can adjust the recording to any tempo without changing pitch! A supersized collection of 16 songs. Songs...

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Jojo Mayer – Secret Weapons For The Modern Drummer

Sep 21 2013

Jojo Mayer – Secret Weapons For The Modern Drummer

One of the most comprehensive and detailed volumes on hand technique ever produced, Jojo Mayer’s Secret Weapons for the Modern Drummer is recommended for drummers of every age, style and skill level. The double-DVD, 3-hour set is available from the Limited division of and covers a wide range of information on drumming technique, from the most fundamental to the most advanced. Yet, Secret Weapons is more than just the ultimate instructional method and reference guide, it also showcases the inspiring artistry, musical philosophy and groundbreaking technical abilities of one of today’s most progressive performers and educators. Filmed in crystal...

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John Blackwell – Groove, Technique & Showmanship

Sep 14 2013

John Blackwell – Groove, Technique & Showmanship

John Blackwell, world-class groove master and drummer with Prince, offers his approach to developing the astounding technique he has become know for, including key exercises that he used as a student and still uses today. John covers building a solo, single hand rolls, single pedal technique and much more. He also shows, in detail, his amazing stick twirling technique, and explains how he was influenced and inspired by heroes like Lionel Hampton, Sonny Payne and Gene Krupa. Also included on Technique, Grooving and Showmanship is incredible footage of John’s performance at the Modern Drummer Festival 2002 with his band...

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Gavin Harrison – Rhythmic Horizons

Sep 02 2013

Gavin Harrison – Rhythmic Horizons

Gavin Harrison’s Rhythmic Horizons is a highly acclaimed, cutting edge book, and has earned him ten-star reviews and was voted in the top five of the best Drum Publication category by Modern Drummer and Drum! Readers polls. As a solo artist, session drummer and column writer for Modern Drummer, Drummer, Rhythm UK, magazines and member of Porcupine Tree, Gavin has also worked for Incognito, lisa Standsfield, Iggy Pop, Level 42, Lewis Taylor, Artful Dodger, Paul Young, Dave Stewart, Barbra Gaskin, Claudio Balioniand many other. New adventurous concepts in rhythmic structure and creative ideas for drumset composition. For all drummers...

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Jim Chapin – Speed, Power, Control, Endurance

Aug 24 2013

Jim Chapin – Speed, Power, Control, Endurance

Jazz drummer Chapin shares tips for would-be and intermediate drummers alike, focusing on increasing speed, power, control, and endurance. Features exercises and examples of accented and non-accented stickings. Many of the world’s great drummers credit their skills in part to Jim’s teaching and his books, Advanced Techniques for the Modern Drummer, Volumes 1 and 2. Whether a beginner or an accomplished drummer, this DVD (with added master-class footage) will continue to help drummers of all styles and levels achieve more Speed, Power, Control and Endurance. Enjoy the Chapin magic and do not forget to download drumless tracks to play-along....

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