John Blackwell: Technique, Grooving and Showmanship [2 Discs]


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Drummer John Blackwell, who developed his sharp, funky style playing with Patti LaBelle and Prince, shows off some of his secrets in this educational program. In John Blackwell: Technique Grooving and Showmanship, the drummer discusses his key influences, demonstrates exercises which can help hone your chops, explains the fine art of constructing a solo, and shows how to put more groove and style into your performances. The video also includes footage of Blackwell in action with his jazz-funk ensemble, Matrix. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

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Release Date
Hal Leonard
4 hours
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Video Features
  • Alternate angle edits of solos and demonstrations and Modern Drummer Festival 2002 performances, with DrumCam and bass drum inset
  • Commentary track by John
  • Historic clips of some of John's chief influences (Lionel Hampton, Papa Jo Jones, and Gene Krupa) with John's commentary
  • Interviews backstage at MD 2002
  • Photo gallery and more
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