More than two hours of priceless drumming essentials featuring Tommy Igoe.
Tommy Igoe brings his 25 years of teaching and playing experience to bear, creating the first DVD for beginner drummers! He takes you on a journey that starts with taking a brand new drum set out of the box and gets you started making music right away. Setting Up! (Part 1) is dedicated to understanding your new drums. All of your drums and hardware, along with Tommy's unique "Power Square" concept, are covered in detail, starting you off in the right direction. Start Playing! (Part 2) will get you playing and having fun right away. Tommy takes you through the basics of how to hold your sticks and how to use your pedals. He even brings out some young students to help demonstrate some great grooves and fills that you can play right away. Special DVD Features allow you to select Tommy playing each of the grooves super slowly so you can really take your time to work everything out. 3 great songs are included, and played by young students, with play-along versions of each one, so that you can start jamming and making music right away! 140 minutes.
Tommy Igoe has recorded with Lauryn Hill, Stanley Jordan, New York Voices, Blood Sweat and Tears, Dave Grusin, The Chieftains, Marc Mancina, Patti Austin, Mary Clayton, Darlene Love, Rita Coolidge and Dave Wilcox. Formerly on tour with Art Garfunkel, and an adjunct professor at Rutgers University, he holds the Lion King drum chair on broadway.