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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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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Victor Wooten – Lesson on Bass Technique

Jun 26 2011

Victor Wooten – Lesson on Bass Technique

Victor Lemonte Wooten is an American bass player, composer, author, and producer, and has been the recipient of five Grammy Awards. Wooten has won the “Bass Player of the Year” award from Bass Player magazine three times in a row, and was the first person to win the award more than once. In addition to a solo career and collaborations with various artists, Wooten has been the bassist for Bela Fleck and the Flecktones since the group’s formation in 1988. Wooten was also a judge for the 4th annual Independent Music Awards to support independent artists’ careers. The lesson...

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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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Jazz Play-Along Volume 39 – All The Things You Are

Jun 16 2011

Jazz Play-Along Volume 39 – All The Things You Are

Jazz Play-Along Volume 39 – “All The Things You Are” And More Jerome Kern Songs. The evergreen show songs of Jerome Kern have become standards of the Jazz repertoire, performed and reinterpreted by the great Jazz players over the years. Songs including A Fine Romance and The Way You Look Tonight have been recorded by such world-famous performers as Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald and many more. This special publication gives you the chance to get your hands around the Jerome Kern sound, presenting ten of his best-loved songs for you to learn. The Jazz Play Along Series...

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Terry Bozzio & Chad Wackerman – Solos & Duets

Jun 15 2011

Terry Bozzio & Chad Wackerman – Solos & Duets

Terry Bozzio first got his start as the drummer for Frank Zappa’s backing band during the ’70s, but would go on to become one of rock’s most versatile session men, and form one of new wave’s most visually exciting outfits, Missing Persons, along with then-wife, Dale Bozzio. A phenomenally skilled jazz and rock drummer, Chad’s professional career began in 1978 with the Bill Watrous band. Since then he has amassed a remarkable body of work including a seven year association with Frank Zappa, with whom he toured the USA and Europe and recorded 26 albums. Bozzio and Wackerman: Duets...

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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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