Hudson Music Newsletter
Dear Friends of Hudson Music,
Welcome to the third issue of the Hudson Music Newsletter. In this issue we proudly announce the DVD release of five of our most popular VHS titles along with a special offer. Each DVD includes special features: bonus clips, new footage, a photo gallery, and more.
Five New DVDs Just Released:
Making Music with Carter Beauford DVD
Classic Drum Solos and Drum Battles Volume 2 DVD
Buddy Rich-At the Top DVD
Bass Day '98 DVD
Snare Drum Basics DVD
Here are some details on these releases. More info is available on our web site: www.hudsonmusic.com
Making Music-Victor Wooten and Carter Beauford
An inside look at Victor's Ying-Yang CD sessions, as two great songs are developed and recorded. Plus Vic and Carter isolate their parts for each tune.
Special DVD Features: A new 50-minute masterclass by Victor discussing his Bass Camp, muting, economy of motion, finding your own voice, plus his brilliant solo from Bass Day 2001! A new, 35-minute, interview with Carter behind a small drumset discussing the Everyday sessions: "The Space Between" (John Bonham influence), "When the World Ends" (Jeff Porcaro influence), and "Fool To Think" (Stuart Copeland influence), odd-times, warm-ups, and more. Plus an extensive photo gallery. Over 90 minutes of new material!
Drum and Bass Transcriptions for Making Music are available at www.hudsonmusic.com
DVD Running Time: 177 minutes!
Classic Drum Solos and Drum Battles Volume 2
Fifteen thunderous, drum solos from legends like Buddy Rich, Lionel Hampton, Gene Krupa, "Papa" Jo Jones, Art Blakey, Shelly Manne, Sonny Payne, Sam Woodyard, Rufus "Speedy" Jones, and others, spanning the years 1947 to 1989, many never before released on home video or DVD. Bonus clips include Bobby Troup's "history of the jazz drum set," from 1958 and a great segment featuring the Gene Krupa Jazz Trio impersonating Russian musicians from 1946!
Special DVD Features: A photo gallery, notes on each clip, and a short bio of each drummer are available using the web link function!
Running Time: 73 minutes
Buddy Rich-At The Top
Recorded at the Top of the Plaza in Rochester, New York on February 6, 1973, this remains one of the most sought-after and influential shows ever recorded by Buddy. He was in top form, roaring on definitive versions of the legendary "Love For Sale," "Time Check," "Norwegian Wood," "Basically Blues" and "West Side Story." Includes an unbelievable, unaccompanied drum solo not seen since its broadcast in May of 1978.
Special DVD Features: Three rare bonus clips of Buddy, including his appearance as a "mystery guest" on What's My Line from 1974, a television performance on the Sid Mark Show, and a solo from one of his very last performances at Disneyland in 1984.
DVD Running Time: 87 minutes
Snare Drum Basics
The ideal reference for drummers of all ages and experience levels. Snare Drum Basics provides you with the means to develop and refine the essential tools necessary to expand your vocabulary as a drummer.
Special DVD Features: A printable list of the Percussive Arts Society 40 International Drum Rudiments.
Running Time: 35 Minutes
Bass Day '98
Featuring Andy Gonzalez, Michael Manring, Rocco Prestia & Victor Wooten Michael Manring kicks things off with a set of solo pieces on four different basses, including one piece where he plays all four at the same time! Andy Gonzalez leads an all-star Latin band in a scorching set of Afro-Cuban music, joined by influential bassist Bobby Rodriguez. Rocco Prestia, with members of Tower of Power, performs a set of funk classics and talks about creating a groove. Victor Wooten performs a trio set and includes a lesson on bass technique. Plus much more!
Special DVD Feature: An extensive photo gallery from this legendary event.
Running Time: 105 minutes
Please take a minute to see what we have been up to by visiting our web site at www.hudsonmusic.com for more news and info about projects in the works as well as clips to download, photos and more.
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