Modern Drum Method Grades 1-3 by Steve Fidyk. For Drum Set. Methods. Modern Method. Contemporary. Advanced. DVD. Duration 83 minutes. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.21517DVD).
The Modern Drum Method DVD illustrates the most fundamental and musical drumming techniques from holding the sticks to performing with a band! It is intended as an accompaniment resource that covers many concepts first introduced in the Modern Drum Method Books Volumes 1-3. This DVD can help simplify and improve your fundamentals, sound production and musicality. Throughout, Steve explains each drumming topic as if he were teaching a private lesson. The Modern Drum Method DVD Includes: --Fundamental techniques for the hands and feet to include accenting approaches such as The Level System and The Moeller Method --In depth explanation of musical notation with note and rest value exercises to help promote reading ability --Ideas for using a metronome to improve time keeping skills --Views on tuning and selecting drum heads and cymbals --Wire brush technique with demonstrations of (8) different brush diagrams in varying musical styles --Thoughts on drum set improvisation including (4) extended drum solos --Two in studio performances with a jazz trio and 17 piece big band.