Kick Snare Hat: Superstar Drummers of Hip Hop and R&B

Mar 20 2015

Kick Snare Hat: Superstar Drummers of Hip Hop and R&B

From DW, Kick Snare Hat: The Superstars of Hip-Hop and R&B is a double DVD set shot in HD. Kick Snare Hat includes tons of behind-the-scenes footage, interviews, playing footage and bonus features with the genre’s elite. And for the first time ever on film, they’re playing together in one room. If you love Hip Hop and R&B drumming, you’ll love Kick Snare Hat. Join Gerald Heyward, Nisan Stewart, Cora Coleman-Dunham and Aaron Spears as they take you on the ride of a lifetime. Learn what inspires them, drives them, and takes them to the top of their game....

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The Guitar Artistry Of Bill Frisell

Mar 16 2015

The Guitar Artistry Of Bill Frisell

William Richard “Bill” Frisell is an American guitarist, composer and arranger. One of the leading guitarists in jazz since the late 1980s, Frisell’s eclectic music touches on progressive folk, classical music, country music, noise and more. He is known for using an array of effects to create unique sounds from his instrument. Bill Frisell keeps flying after passing the borders of jazz and rock. He stands out among contemporary guitarists for his innovative playing style and unique sound. This instructional DVD introduces Frisell’s playing and presents his individual approach in detail. Designed for intermediate to advanced guitarists, this DVD...

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Dave Weckl – Natural Evolution: How to Develop Technique

Mar 06 2015

Dave Weckl – Natural Evolution: How to Develop Technique

In this DVD Dave explains and demonstrates his natural approach to the drums. All of the topics discussed are explained and demonstrated on the drum pad and then on the drum set. Lastly, they are brought to life with exciting live recordings of the Dave Weckl Band and a special acoustic group put together for this DVD. The musicians featured include Buzz Feiten, Brandon Fields, Tom Kennedy, Jay Oliver, Ernie Watts and Steve Weingart. The DVD will allow you see and hear Dave explain and demonstrate his new concepts of stick grip which leads to the contrast of his...

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Frank Vignola – Jazz Up Your Blues

Mar 05 2015

Frank Vignola – Jazz Up Your Blues

Jazzers, rockers, bluesmen, twangers, funksters, metal heads and polka players take note – this highly addictive new set of jazz blues guitar lessons from monster of the six-string, Frank Vignola, will inject such massive degrees of soul and groove into your improvisations that you’ll likely not be able to put your instrument down for weeks on end. So, skip the following description, download the course immediately and bid your family and friends a loving fare thee well. You’re gonna be happily busy for a while. Still here? Fair enough. Here’s more scoop and a little genealogy to mull over…...

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The Artist’s Profile: Michael Manring

Feb 27 2015

The Artist’s Profile: Michael Manring

The Artist’s Profile: Michael Manring is an introspective look at this world-renowned recording artist. Manring talks candidly about his unorthodox approach to music and composition. Several live concert settings in the program add to the depth of Manring’s unique playing style. Live performances include: “No Wontons For Elvis,” “Monkey Businessman,” “Red Right Returning,” “Diagonal Head Trauma,” “Snakes Got Legs,” “Bouree,” “The Book Of Living And Dying,” “The Enormous Room,” “My Three Moons,” “The Fire Sermon,” and “La Sagrada Familia.”   Language: English Year: 2000 Country: USA Running time: 00:54:46 Quality: DVD5 Video: MPEG2 NTCS 4:3 (720×480) VBR Audio: English...

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Pure Energy – Tony Royster Jr.

Feb 05 2015

Pure Energy – Tony Royster Jr.

Tony Royster’s follow up to his hit video “Common Ground” is nothing but Pure Energy! Overhead camera angles capture every fill as Tony and band weave their way through several musical styles -from R&B to Fusion, Jazz and Rock it’s all here! Hip-Hop drumming superstar Nisan Stewart joins in as the two solo side by side, then rap about their influences and discuss the finer points of laying it down. Next, Tony breaks down his hand and foot technique, demonstrates his fluid soloing style and talks gear, all in High Definition and 5.1 Surround. Get Pure Energy and get...

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Louis Johnson – Instructional Bass Video

Jan 31 2015

Louis Johnson – Instructional Bass Video

Louis Johnson, bassist, writer and producer, is considered one of the foremost bass players in contemporary music. With this video, you’ll learn a fantastic selection of popular bass techniques like thumping, choking, snapping and slapping. Louis takes you step-by-step through an unbelievable assortment of blistering licks, grooves and solos. Louis plays each lick at the identical BPM’s used when he played it on the “record” followed immediately by a “slooowww” version of same. Next he systematically and patiently shows & explains what he is doing with his left hand followed by the same for his right hand. Learning from...

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Tommy Igoe Great Hands for a Lifetime

Jan 10 2015

Tommy Igoe Great Hands for a Lifetime

Good technique requires maintenance! The Lifetime Warmup is how it’s done. This incredible workout weaves the standard drum rudiments with original exercises to maintain your technique as well as inspire and challenge you for decades. Use it as a warmup before a gig or as a kickoff to an intense practice session. Use it for anything you want; it’s designed to fit your needs. Watch Tommy and group of five drummers play through the routine and see how this approach molds itself to each set of hands. Designed for drumset players to play better, faster and healthier – for...

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The Evolution of Tony Royster Jr.

Dec 14 2014

The Evolution of Tony Royster Jr.

Tony Royster Jr. has evolved. From a world-renown child prodigy to high-profile professional touring drummer. Tony continues to stretch boundaries and break barriers with his seemingly effortless chops and creativity. Join Tony on his evolutional journey as he performs with mentor, Dennis Chambers, drumming legend Terry Bozzio and his latest project ASAP. Get a glimpse inside Tony’s world as he goes back to the streets of Atlanta where it all began, see rare footage of his childhood and witness dozens of never-before-seen interviews. Plus, get plenty of behind-the-scenes footage, bonus features and so much more. The Evolution of Tony...

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Adrian Ingram – Jazz for the Electric Blues Guitarist

Oct 09 2014

Adrian Ingram – Jazz for the Electric Blues Guitarist

Jazz For The Electric Blues Guitarist provides a valuable lesson for those who wish to introduce sophisticated jazz lines and more advanced chord concepts into their playing. This information-packed lesson takes the player on an exciting journey from the basic “jazz” blues progression to advanced chord substitution. Turnarounds and chord families, together with further elaborations and inversions are also discussed, in an easy to understand way, which will spice up your blues playing in no time. As the DVD unfolds, Adrian Ingram reveals the secrets of jazz substitution and improvisation, showing how the fundamental concepts can be used to...

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