Dear Friends of Hudson Music,
Hudson Music is very pleased to announce the release of the long-awaited 2-DISC DVD by John Blackwell: "Technique, Grooving, and Showmanship." This power packed double disc set features over four hours of incredible material by one of today's most exciting players.
Please visit your local music retailer to purchase this exciting new release. Dealers please contact, Hal Leonard, at 800 554-0626. Or, for more information, visit www.hudsonmusic.com.
John Blackwell, world-class groove master and drummer with Prince, offers his approach to developing the amazing technique he has become know for, including key exercises that he used as a student-and still uses-demonstrations with bassist Baron Browne, performances with his great band, Matrix, and more.
Segments include: Heroes and Influences, Practicing, Teachers, Building a Solo, Single-hand Rolls, Single-pedal Technique, Building a Groove, Shuffles and a detailed demonstration of his incredible Stick Twirling technique.
Included is footage of John's entire performance at Modern Drummer Festival 2002 with Matrix, featuring Tom Coster (keyboards), Baron Browne (bass) and Bruce Bartlett (guitar).
Special Features: a camera-switching/drum-cam option; alternate edits of John's solos and demos, with coverage of his bass drum and hi-hat technique; an optional commentary track by John; historic clips of some of John's biggest influences (including, Lionel Hampton, Papa Jo Jones, and Gene Krupa); interviews with John and with his father, backstage at the Modern Drummer Festival 2002; a photo gallery, and more.
U.S. Retail: $39.95
Produced and Directed by Paul Siegel and Rob Wallis
DVD Development by New York DVD.
For more info and ordering:
Please visit your local music retailer to purchase this exciting new release. Dealers please contact, Hal Leonard, at 800 554-0626. Or, for more information, visit us on the web at: http://www.hudsonmusic.com or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
or call Hudson Europe (+44 (0)1474 708065)
Check out John Blackwell at Hudson Music: http://www.hudsonmusic.com/DVD/blackwelldvd.html