An entertaining variety of performance pieces aimed at nurturing a musical approach to snare drumming. Students are exposed to the use of dynamics in a gradual, coherent fashion, making it easy to understand their use as one of the greatest vehicles for expression in music.
The solos have been created to demonstrate and inspire the full and remarkable breadth of musicality that an accomplished timpanist needs to include in his/her repertoire of skills and expression in playing. The solos can also be used as supplemental material to the simultaneous study of any method book.
As one of the busiest studio musicians in history, his concept of time, feel, groove and style has earned him the title of, The Time Machine. These elements are explained in detail, along with amazing performances with John's band Native Son, made up of world class musicians.
This unique, entertaining, and educational 2 DVD set features Taylor Hawkins, Jimmy Chamberlin, Simon Phillips, Terry Bozzio, and Gary Novak, along with Billy Mohler on Guitar/Bass and Tim Landers on Bass. Includes interviews by the drummers and 19 amazing band performances.
The New Frontier for Drumset is a unique method in that it aims to break you away from always playing previously practiced licks, patterns, and stickings. In doing so, your creativity will be challenged in ways that will broaden your understanding of the instrument. This makes it one of the most comprehensive drum methods available today.