Tommy Igoe: Groove Essentials 2.0

Aug 28 2014

Tommy Igoe: Groove Essentials 2.0

The second edition of the best-selling original Groove Essentials features a DVD and companion book/CD package with 53 brand new grooves and over 100 variations for intermediate to advanced players. Students will learn the difference between ghost and grace notes (while being encouraged to experiment with both in all six groove “families”) as well as important “go-to” grooves, like the Train and Bo-Diddley beats.
For more advanced players and professionals, GE 2.0 introduces the concepts of groove construction, interpretation and manipulation- training drummers to think like musicians in order to maximize their full potential. The DVD features more than 70 new songs covering 4/4, 2/2, 6/8 and 3/4 time signatures, with three levels of difficulty for 5/4, 7/8 and 9/8 meters.
On the 3-hour, 45-minute DVD, Igoe discusses and demonstrates each groove in multiple tempos, alone and with a band, with many patterns shown on both acoustic and on Roland HD-1 and TD-9 electronic drumkits. The grooves span rock, funk, R&B/hip-hop, jazz (sticks and brushes), world/specialty, extreme tempos, all-purpose, hybrid, rideless, classic and odd-meters. You can be interested in first part Groove Essentials by Tommy Igoe.
The companion play-Along book and CD contain (available separately) over 90 tracks, including every song from the DVD in their full-length versions, minus the drums; allowing drummers to expand their skills by playing any of the grooves with a band and recording themselves on audio or video (optional) to help facilitate the learning process. These tracks also supply a variety of fill-in and soloing opportunities to challenge advanced players. In addition, the book features Igoe’s extended “global tours” that will test even the most seasoned professionals chops, creativity and stamina and, as a “first of its kind” bonus, there is a full-length orchestral play-along track designed to provide a taste of playing in a full orchestra, complete with multiple moving tempos, dynamics and feels. Do not forget to watch Great Hands for a Lifetime by Tommy Igoe.

Language: English
Year: 2008
Country: USA
Running time: 3h 45min
Quality: DVD5
Video: MPEG2 Video 720×480 (16:9) 29.97fps 9800Kbps
Audio: Dolby AC3 48000Hz stereo 192Kbps [AC3]
Booklet: Yes + CD
Size: 5.5 Gb

Tommy Igoe: Groove Essentials 2.0

Tommy Igoe: Groove Essentials 2.0

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  1. Benczik /

    hey , hello , i wanted to thank you for this amazing website, i’ve found many useful resources, the ones that are hard to find you know.. so thank you alot, one thing though i download this package, GE 2 with play along , and it all works fine, except 1! play along, specifically groove 69, it doesnt run, its like the name of file is there but the file itself not, is there a way to get it? besides downloading the whole pack again? maybe you can send it to my e-mail acoount? or if u know of something else… i really look forward to playing along with it, thank you man, pls let me know if u can… i really appreciate it.


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