"Keeping It Simple"
A practical guide to groove-based drumming
by Bruce Aitken
"Bruce Aitken is an award winning drummer, educator , and promoter of the successful Cape Breton International Drum Festival
After a brief introduction the DVD is divided into 12 main chapters, as follows:
Opening and Closing the Hi-Hat:
The Cross Stick:
Good Morning Midnight: Bruce demonstrates technique used on a track recorded with Andrea Curry.
Triplets and Swinging the Feel:
Mississippi Queen: A recording Bruce made with John Campbelljohn.
The 12/8 Feel with some variations.
The Train Groove:
Rudiments to Groove:
Bruce covers some of the basic aspects of drumming on this DVD. Recommended for the beginner to intermediate level drummers (none too old to learnr more). His measage clear and logical " playing drums can be lots of fun and rewarding by simply keeping it simple!"
Check out his site for where available. Drumfun.com have it.