Mike Michalkow – Drumming System 2.0, DVD 1-3

Mar 17 2014

Mike Michalkow – Drumming System 2.0, DVD 1-3

There is always more that we can learn on the drums, but it’s often difficult to choose the next step to take. This comprehensive training pack includes easy step-by-step lessons so you can improve at your own pace. The whole pack includes: 20 step-by-step training DVDs, 21 play-along CDs, and 5 spiral-bound workbooks. Covers classic rock, hard rock, heavy metal, grunge rock, progressive rock, punk rock, blues, country, odd time, shuffles, funk, Latin, jazz, and more. Four-way split screen video ensures you see everything. On-screen sheet music with a blue bar marking progress. Drum-less play-along songs with and without...

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Tommy Igoe: Groove Essentials

Mar 02 2014

Tommy Igoe: Groove Essentials

Three-and-a-half hours of great material! Groove Essentials is based on the definitive collection of contemporary rock, jazz, R&B, funk, and world/ethnic drumming styles contained in the poster of the same name, developed by world-class drummer, teacher and author Tommy Igoe and Vic Firth drum sticks. On this DVD, Tommy demonstrates 47 of today’s most popular drum patterns, including a performance of each with a rhythm track played by some of New York’s top players. This unique feature lets the student hear what each groove sounds and feels like with real music played by live musicians. Included among the drum...

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Aaron Spears – Beyond the Chops

Jan 30 2014

Aaron Spears – Beyond the Chops

Beyond The Chops: Groove, Musicality & Technique, a new instructional DVD from Aaron Spears, showcases the rising star’s phenomenal drumming that critics, fans and even his peers have described as beyond category. The 2-disc, 3-hour program offers amazing performances, enlightening educational segments and revealing interviews as Spears displays his natural talent, deliciously fat groove and incredibly deep skills in a set of spectacular performances with Gospel, R&B, Motown, rock, shuffle and odd-meter tracks. Furthermore, Beyond The Chops provides an inside, in-depth look at Aaron’s exceptional ability to combine a wide range of musical genres and influences into a seamless,...

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Benny Greb – Vorschlag

Dec 22 2013

Benny Greb – Vorschlag

Benny is a young german drummer, and I’m sure you’ll hear alot of and from him in the future. He shows his technical and musical skills on 6 drumtracks. Between each track there are short movies that also show his funny side. The DVD contains a cymbal solo as well as a section in which he gives some simple examples of his ostinato playing (in german only). German description: Die erste DVD des deutschen Shootingstars! Benny zeigt und erklärt unter anderem seine ostinate Spielweise, soliert auf Becken (nur Becken) und überzeugt durch seine unglaubliche Musikalität! Zudem gibt es 6...

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Benny Greb – The Language Of Drumming

Dec 20 2013

Benny Greb – The Language Of Drumming

The Language Of Drumming is a game-changing addition to drum education that contains the method created and used by internationally-acclaimed drummer Benny Greb to develop his awe-inspiring creativity, musicality and technique. For any drummer that aspires be a better player and a more complete musician, he’s definitely speaking your language. From the overture and opening credits to the movie-within-a-movie menu, viewers of The Language Of Drumming (Hudson Music) will immediately sense that even though they’re watching a drumming DVD they may well be seeing the beginning of a new era in music education. Beyond its amazingly clever concepts, beautiful...

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Bobby Jarzombek – Performance And Technique

Nov 20 2013

Bobby Jarzombek – Performance And Technique

Performance & Technique features Jarzombek in action performing the frenzied Cancer” and “School,” as well as the Latin-flavored “So It Aint !,” highlighting Bobby’s intricate double bass drum wizardry and his pencha nt for syncopated rhythms and odd-time signatures. Two extended drum solos and a “Live in Japan” on-stage blowout showcase Jarzombek’s mastery of visu al FX such as stick twirling, tosses, and backsticking, accompanied by a na rrated in-depth demonstration. On the instructional side, an 11-step double bass drum workout delves into the how-to of taking two bass drum notes and applying them to sticking patterns to create...

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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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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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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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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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