Gregg Bissonette – Musical Drumming in Different Styles (DVD)
Drawing on his experience with artists from Maynard Ferguson to Santana to Toto and Ringo Starr, Gregg Bissonette presents his highly successful approach to creating musically supportive drum parts in virtually any studio or live drumming situation.
This 4-hour, 2-DVD set defines what “playing for the music” really means. Includes 8 band tracks from Gregg’s two solo albums, in small and big band jazz, funk, Afro-Cuban, samba, blues shuffle, fusion and rock styles. Gregg discusses his interpretation of the music along with the specific drum set-ups, grooves and fills, followed by exercises and complete song performances.
Special DVD Features include: various camera options; alternate edits to isolate Gregg’s bass drum part; printable PDF files with written transcriptions of each exercise/example, of the main grooves and fills from the band tracks; and more! Approximately 4 hours.