Drummer Steve Holly provides a new introduction on this instructional DVD for drummers. After recording an album with Elton John in 1977, Steve was asked by Paul McCartney to join Wings. Holley performed and recorded with Wings until the group disbanded in 1981. Since then he has toured and played with KiKi Dee, Joe Cocker, Julian Lennon, Dar Williams, Chuck Berry, and Ian Hunter.
Six essential drum lessons from the masters of the drum kit
Lesson 1: Joe Morello will cover hand positions, natural position rudiments, holding the sticks, and stick control.
Lesson 2: Ginger Banker will cover rudiments, paradiddles, and playing around the kit.
Lesson 3: Bon Jovi drummer Tico Torres will show you cross-stick for Latin and blues styles.
Lesson 4: Kenwood Dennard will discuss practice routines, multiple strokes, and the 16th note accents.
Lesson 5: Tommy Aldridge, the Whitesnake and Ozzy Osbourne rock master, will cover double-bass drum techniques.
Lesson 6: Carmine Appice will demonstrate snare drum triple beats, drag strokes, and snare and bass drum coordination.
- See the music and the tablature on screen as it's being played
- All right- and left-hand techniques are shown in close-up with helpful split-screen effects to make learning easy
- Slow motion segments with standard pitch sound
- Artist biographies
- Suggested listening