Benny greb the language of drumming

Dave King of the Bad Plus: Know what came before and create the future. The second disc goes on to include a vast amount of additional information, from practical discussions about the importance of listening, building fills and solos using standard improvisational forms, and developing better time and expanding rhythmic comfort zones through creative use of a metronome to somewhat more esoteric examples of finding new and alternative sounds on the drumset. From the overture and opening credits to the movie-within-a-movie menu, viewers of The Language Of Drumming will immediately sense that even though theyre watching a drumming DVD they may well be seeing the beginning of a new era in music education. After all, music is a language.

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Bach explored these concepts a long time ago. Username Password Remember Me Lost your password? I just feel the word and say it. Grebs carefully thought-through solution and a quantum leap in drum education is to learn the language of drumming langauge starting with its smallest components: A System For Musical Expression.

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When he returns home to Hamburg, Benny has very little time to reflect before hitting the road for a six-show tour with the funky guitar trio Jerobeam, a month-long excursion with the German singer-songwriter Stoppok, and a lengthy run of clinics and appearances promoting the release of his incredible two-disc instructional DVD, The Language Of Drumming: After all, music is a language.

Following up and expanding on the concepts presented in his best-selling DVD of the same name, Benny here brings forth a wealth of practice material for drummers of all styles and levels, presented in a beautifully illustrated book with a timeless, classic look. How do you maintain that level of focus and control?

The druming before bennt left for his three-month sabbatical, Benny sat down with us for an hour so we could dig a little deeper into some of the fresh drumming concepts he presents in his DVD.

The Language of Drumming

In breb beautifully produced Language Of Drummingwhich was filmed in a variety of gorgeous locales from the Swiss Alps to a Bavarian forest, Greb outlines a systematic yet creative practice method that draws a direct correlation between the essential elements of drumming and the basics of spoken language.

The Language of Drumming From the overture and opening credits to the movie-within-a-movie menu, viewers of The Language Of Drumming will immediately sense that even though theyre vrumming a drumming DVD they may well be seeing the beginning of a new era in music education.

The second DVD puts technique aside and focuses on creativity and musicianship. A drummijg frog for me is being able to play a groove to a click without any variations for ten minutes or more. I just turn on the click and play a groove as well and spot-on as I can and get into the zone. I was fighting that for a while. This book will not only enable you to play differently, but more importantly to think differently, and od a better understanding of rhythm, said Benny.

I get the samba pattern going with the feet, and then I play the basic melody with the right hand. Greb makes the point that knowing a few basic drum beats and fills is like knowing only a few standard phrases in a language; they wont allow you to communicate clearly or have a full, interactive conversation in practical drummming.

Benny Greb The Language of Drumming: A System for Musical Expression +book/booklet/sheet

Beyond its amazingly clever concepts, beautiful sets and Academy-award worthy production values, this groundbreaking two-disc set also presents extraordinary European drummer Benny Greb and his advanced approach to making music that raises the art of drumming to an entirely new level.

If I start by playing freely, I have langhage much fun.

The second disc goes on to include a vast amount of additional information, from practical discussions about the importance of listening, building fills and solos using standard improvisational forms, and developing better time and expanding rhythmic comfort zones through creative use of a metronome to somewhat more esoteric examples of finding new and alternative sounds on the drumset. Included along the way are new hi-hat groove variations, dozens of ghost-note exercises, and a complete system for mastering odd groupings 3, 5, and 7 in your playing.

The Language Expanded MD: Many drum instructional books and DVDs function that same way. Initially, Benny was self taught, playing along to records before he took his first lesson when 12 years old and he quickly progressed to playing in […].

German drum star Benny Greb has a lot to talk about these days. Covering hands and feet, with and without a practice pad, he quickly progresses from simple alphabetical exercises to more intricate examples of words rhythmic phrases and syntax sentences and vocabulary on the full drumset.

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Learning From the Giants. As Greb explains in his initial on-camera comments, learning to play the drums is languxge learning to speak a language. Dave King of the Bad Plus: Bennys approach is a practical method that is based on a concept familiar to everyone: Since the release of the Language of Drumming DVD, Benny has extensively expanded on and added to this system, creating a method that works as a stand-alone approach or as a companion to the DVD.

Know what came before and create the future.

From the overture and opening credits to the movie-within-a-movie menu, viewers of The Language Of Drumming will immediately sense that even though theyre watching a drumming DVD they may well be seeing the beginning of a new era in music education.

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