John Blackwell: Technique Grooving and Showmanship

John Blackwell: Technique Grooving and Showmanship

John Blackwell
Director: Paul Siegel, Rob Wallis Cast: John Blackwell
Paul Siegel, Rob Wallis,

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Overview

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.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/15/2003
UPC: 0073999203493
Original Release: 2002
Rating: NR
Source: Hal Leonard
Time: 4:00:00
Sales rank: 50,591

Special 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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