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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Bass Extremes Live: Steve Bailey & Victor Wooten

Aug 19 2013

Bass Extremes Live: Steve Bailey & Victor Wooten

This program features two of the world’s most outstanding bass players, Victor Bailey and Victor Wooten. The veteran musicians share their years of experience with students of the bass, on subjects ranging from techniques to arrangements to styles. They demonstrate styles including blues, rock, jazz, country, new age, and heavy metal. Tunes from different genres are performed, so that the at-home student can play along. Bailey and Wooten also discuss how to best showcase the unique sounds of the bass when it is used as a solo instrument, or when it accompanies other instruments. See also: Victor Wooten –...

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Legends Of Jazz Drumming

Aug 15 2013

Legends Of Jazz Drumming

The Legends of Jazz Drumming traces the history of jazz drumming in America from its earliest, pre-1920 roots to the advent of the Be-Bop revolution in the 1940’s through the most exciting period in the evolution of jazz percussion, the 1950’s to the 1970’s. Included in this groundbreaking retrospective are rare film clips and still photographs of early pioneers such as Baby Dodds and Paul Barbarin, percussion legends Chick Webb, Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich, Dave Tough and Sid Catlett as well as innovators like Jo Jones and Kenny Clarke. The cool jazz of Shelly Manne and Joe Morello are...

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Peter Magadini – Jazz Drums

Jul 15 2013

Peter Magadini – Jazz Drums

In this information-packed DVD, master jazz drummer and clinician Peter Magadini reveals the essential ingredients of jazz drumming. Inspirational live performances, concise explanations, demonstrations and exercises provide a comprehensive overview of traditional and contemporary jazz drumming styles and techniques, including: Playing the jazz ride cymbal Playing with a ‘two’ feel The ride cymbal and independence Jazz form and structure Latin and Latin-Jazz patterns – Samba, Cascara and more Techniques for improvising on the drumset Playing fours and eights: how to trade solos with the band Brush technique Interpreting drum charts in all styles Jazz-Rock Fusion   See also: Peter...

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Jazz Play-Along: Volume 105 – Soulful Jazz

Jun 21 2013

Jazz Play-Along: Volume 105 – Soulful Jazz

For use with all Bb, Eb, C and BC instruments, the Jazz Play-Along series is the ultimate learning tool for all jazz musicians. With musician-friendly lead sheets, melody cues, and other split-track choices on the included CD, this first-of-its-kind package makes learning to play jazz easier than ever before. For study, each tune includes a split track with: Melody cue with proper style and inflection; Professional rhythm tracks; Choruses for soloing; Removable bass part; Removable piano part. For performance, each tune also has: An additional full stereo accompaniment track (no melody); Additional choruses for soloing. Songs include: Black Coffee...

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Jazz Play-Along: Volume 104 – Elton John

Jun 17 2013

Jazz Play-Along: Volume 104 – Elton John

For use with all Bb, Eb, C and BC instruments, the Jazz Play-Along series is the ultimate learning tool for all jazz musicians. With musician-friendly lead sheets, melody cues, and other split-track choices on the included CD, this first-of-its-kind package makes learning to play jazz easier than ever before. For study, each tune includes a split track with: Melody cue with proper style and inflection; Professional rhythm tracks; Choruses for soloing; Removable bass part; Removable piano part. For performance, each tune also has: An additional full stereo accompaniment track (no melody); Additional choruses for soloing. Songs include: Bennie And...

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Dennis Chambers – In the Pocket

Jun 16 2013

Dennis Chambers – In the Pocket

Dennis Chambers is one of the funkiest and most electrifying drummers on today’s music scene. His grooves have burned through recordings by Mike Stern, The Brecker Brothers, Bill Evans, Gary Thomas, Special EFX and more. Here, together for the first time since 1987 with former bandmates John Scofield, Gary Garinger, and Jim Beard, Dennis’ funk-meets-jazz style drives tunes such as So you say, Cissy Strut, and Blue matter. His unique blend of musicality and chops is evident on versions of Pick Hits and Loud Jazz. In addition, Dennis and Gary demonstrates the groundbreaking drum and bass grooves from the...

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Master Drummer: Dennis Chambers

Jun 13 2013

Master Drummer: Dennis Chambers

This is the perfect DVD if you are a Music Lover, Musician, Songwriter, DJ, and especially a Drummer Imagine getting to hang out in a world-class recording studio with one of the most talented drummers alive. Dennis Chambers has worked with some of the biggest names in all genres of the music world including Santana, Dr Dre, Steely Dan, P-Funk, Snoop Dog, Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock to name a few. Additionally he has played on over 400 records. In this DVD you will get an insider’s look at the life of a man Carlos Santana called a Master Drummer....

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Jazz Play-Along Volume 97 – Maybe I’m Amazed

Jun 11 2013

Jazz Play-Along Volume 97 – Maybe I’m Amazed

For use with all Bb, Eb, C and BC instruments, the Jazz Play-Along series is the ultimate learning tool for all jazz musicians. With musician-friendly lead sheets, melody cues, and other split-track choices on the included CD, this first-of-its-kind package makes learning to play jazz easier than ever before. For study, each tune includes a split track with: Melody cue with proper style and inflection; Professional rhythm tracks; Choruses for soloing; Removable bass part; Removable piano part. For performance, each tune also has: An additional full stereo accompaniment track (no melody); Additional choruses for soloing. Songs include: BH12 Bar...

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Jazz Play-Along: Volume 85 – Motown Hits

Jun 07 2013

Jazz Play-Along: Volume 85 – Motown Hits

For use with all Bb, Eb, C and BC instruments, the Jazz Play-Along series is the ultimate learning tool for all jazz musicians. With musician-friendly lead sheets, melody cues, and other split-track choices on the included CD, this first-of-its-kind package makes learning to play jazz easier than ever before. For study, each tune includes a split track with: Melody cue with proper style and inflection; Professional rhythm tracks; Choruses for soloing; Removable bass part; Removable piano part. For performance, each tune also has: An additional full stereo accompaniment track (no melody); Additional choruses for soloing. Songs include: Ain’t Nothing...

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