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VIDEO LESSON! Beware of the Chi-Ga-Da! Exercises for Harnessing a Powerful Funk/Fusion Sticking

This excerpt is taken from the complete article in the August 2015 issue, which can be purchased at: http://wp.me/p1bQfj-fuj Basics Beware of the Chi-Ga-Da! Exercises for Harnessing a Powerful Funk/Fusion Sticking by Rich Redmond The main sticking used in the…

Modern Drummer
Jun 30, 2015

A Six-Pack of Jazz and Fusion

This year has already seen its share of top-shelf jazz and fusion releases. Here are six that have been in high rotation at the Modern Drummer offices over the past few months.   Chris Potter Underground Orchestra Imaginary Cities Drummer:…

Modern Drummer
Jun 11, 2015

Drum Daze 2014 Columbus, Ohio

Modern Drummer Publications and Columbus Pro Percussion are teaming up to create one amazing drumming day. On Sunday, March 30th, some of the biggest names in drumming will come together for an afternoon you won’t forget. But what is Drum Daze?…

Modern Drummer
Mar 21, 2014

Rock & Jazz Clinic: Samba Coordination Builder (August 2013 Issue)

August 2013 Rock & Jazz Clinic Samba Coordination Builder 12 Independence Exercises Based on Chick Corea’s “Sicily” by Daniel Bedard I remember first hearing Chick Corea’s 1978 recording Friends at my music teacher’s house. This was when my ears got…

Modern Drummer
Jul 22, 2013

Modern Drummer Festival™ 2011 DVD

The Hudson Music team was on hand once again to capture all the action as the Modern Drummer Festival 2011 took place at Montclair State University in Montclair, New Jersey. In a program packed with amazing performances and insightful educational…

Modern Drummer
Oct 27, 2011