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 Language of Drumming provides a fascinating look into Benny Greb’s unique approach to making music on the drums—a complete and practical approach that is based on a concept familiar to everyone: learning a language.
Part One (1920-1950) traces the history of jazz drumming in America from its earliest, pre-1920 roots to the advent of the be-bop revolution in the mid-1940s and beyond. It features archival film clips and photographs of the greats of jazz drumming, including Baby Dodds, Paul Barbarin, Chick Webb, Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich, Dave Tough, Sid Catlett, Kenny Clarke, and Max Roach. Part Two (1950-1970) features clips and photos of Philly Joe Jones, Shelly Manne, Art Blakey, Joe Morello, Roy Haynes, Ed Thigpen, Paul Motian, Tony Williams, Steve Gadd, Billy Cobham, and others. This program illuminates a turbulent and very significant time in the history of jazz drumming.
This release from Canadian drummer Flo Mounier is one of the first, (and still one of the only) educational sources around at the moment on "Speed Metal", "Grindcore" and "Death Metal" drumming which is a growing genre of music. The first disc of this two disc set focuses on the techniques needed to play effectively in this genre. Flo discusses the basic elements fundamental in playing extreme metal drums as well as showing exercises, routines and tips facilitating speed, endurance and control. The second disc focuses on live performances with Flo s band Cryptopsy, clinic performances, over the top solos, extreme songs and drum duets.
Doumbek, dumbek, Arabic tabla, darbuka and derbeki are all names to describe the Middle Eastern drum that has intrigued generations for thousands of years. The Art of Arabic Drumming DVD is an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of this exotic instrument and explore the mystique of its music.
One of the best ways to improve groove and creativity is to explore other musical styles. Here Mike Michalkow walks you through the subtle nuances of Jazz drumming in progressive step-by-step video lessons.
Where I Come From is a video which unlocks the secrets to great technique as Marko Djordjevic takes you on a step by step journey through the basics of drumming with a fresh approach. The information will be useful to the beginner and seasoned pro alike, as Marko cleanly explains components which are absolutely essential for mastering the technical side of the instrument.
Hudson Music is pleased to announce the release of Intense Metal Drumming II, with Popular metal drummer and educator George Kollias. Produced independently by Kollias, and appearing on the Hudson Ltd. label, this brand-new 2 disc set comes 4 years after George s first instructional DVD release. Since then, Kollias has become known as an international authority on extreme metal drumming, and this DVD is a must-have for anyone interested in this topic. Providing multiple workouts and specific concepts, Intense Metal Drumming II is a highly educational product that goes beyond licks and gives you a meaningful program that can help you in pushing your abilities to the next level. Topics covered include blast beat concepts and workouts, extreme fill-ins, developing speed around the kit, and odd time concepts. George also covers reading concepts, practicing systems, general tips, and warm-ups, which take this DVD beyond just metal and make it useful and helpful for drummers of all styles.