Publisher does not accept liability for incorrect spelling, printing errors including prices , incorrect manufacturer's specifications or changes, or grammatical inaccuracies in any product included in the Musician's Friend catalog or website. The interesting thing about Gadd's work throughout his career is how, while in possession of formidable ability, his choice for solo projects has always been seemingly straightforward groove music. Horacio shows why he has raised the bar for latin drumset playing. Steve Smith and Victor Wooten are worth the price of this dvd by themselves. The Drummers Collective, arguably the leading school for jazz drumming in the world, celebrated its 25th anniversary in '02, and thankfully Paul Siegel and Rob Wallis of Hudson Music were thereto record the event, featuring a wide range of drummers and styles. Steve Gadd and the Gadd Gang closed out the day, with their first performance in ten years. Steve Smith does a fine job as well and Victor Wooten is phenomenal.
Featured performers included some of the most creative and influential drummers and bass players in the world. Steve Gadd and the Gadd Gang-Way Back Home. The second disc has many bonus features that are interesting if you ever get past the first disc. But the real highlight of the collection is the performance by Steve Gadd and the Gadd Gang, an all-star group of players who demonstrate that, for all the chops in the world, the best music is that which moves the spirit. Dave Weckl and The Dave Weckl Band, featuring Tom Kennedy on bass, Steve Weingart on keyboards, and Gary Meek on sax, performed a burning set that culminated with a drum solo that brought the house down, showing all of the swing and explosiveness that has led to Dave being recognized as one of the top drummers of his generation. Visit and on the web. Collective Faculty Ensemble 1-Monte Cristo 7.
And for bass players John Patitucci and Felix Pastorius are amazing. Dave Weckl Band-Wake Up 2. Bïla Fleck and the Flecktones bassist Victor Wooten gives a solo performance that, yet again, explains why he is one of the most respected electric bassists working today. Steve Gadd and the Gadd Gang-Watching the River Flow 4. Collective Faculty Ensemble 3- Bourban Street Parade 9. Some of the performances are clearly aimed at drummers, although Steve Smith's extended and narrated solo works for non-drummers alike, as he explains the various time signatures and polyrhythms throughout, making it an interesting lesson in the role of the drummer that anyone can appreciate.
Mixing it in with the annual Bass Day celebration, the scope of the event was further broadened to include a host of fine bassists. . At over 5 hours, sit back and enjoy the show. Musician's Friend is a registered trademark of Musician's Friend Inc. This performance demonstrates why Dave is one of the best drummers out there. The interviews are both informative and insightful, as the various participants discuss their relationship with the Drummers Collective and how they do what they do.
Individual Artist Performances and Interviews via Instant Download! The 2 disc set features 4 drummers and 2 bassists that are possibly the best at their instruments. Horacio plays a good set with John Pattatucci who proves himself to be a master. His simple yet masterful playing highlights why he is so popular. There are great interviews with all of the performers and some really cool behind the scene footage. While he possesses frightening technique, it is the sheer musicality of his talent that pervades, as he builds a variety of loops over which he develops an in-the-moment composition. The Collective has been a haven for musicians from all over the world, since 1977. Steve started off his set solo with a brilliant rendition of Bye Bye Blackbird and then did the rudimental solo, based on Crazy Army, that has become a trademark.
Collective Faculty Ensemble 2-Bopiando 8. Prices subject to change without notice. And then there is Steve Gadd-no one plays the drums like he does and the camera work and sound make it like you are sitting in the audience. . . . .
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