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DVD: The Art of Playing with Brushes

Two DVDs with over seven hours of footage.
Two DVDs with over seven hours of footage.

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.