DVD: The Art of Playing with Brushes
Living legends Billy Hart, Eddie Locke, Joe Morello, Charli Persip and Ben Riley - along with modern brush masters Adam Nussbaum and Steve Smith - demonstrate and discuss their distinctive drumming styles then all perform the same set of medium to up-tempo tunes to compare and contrast with.
This deluxe DVD offers a thorough and graphic exploration of the art from a variety of historical, technical and musical perspectives and includes:
- Two DVDs with over seven hours of footage
- A 17 track play-along CD minus drums
- Bonus lessons from Adam Nussbaum, Ed Thigpen and Louis Bellson
- 36 page bonus booklet and printable PDFs by Mark Griffith which include "A History Of The Brushes," a listening/reference guide, bios of all the featured artists and more
- Classic video clips and a photo gallery
The double DVD costs £32.95 and is available through Hudson Music.