By Various. Instructional/Drum/DVD. Festival, Performance. DVD. Hudson Music #HDDVDMD35. Published by Hudson Music (HL.320652).
Item Number: HL.320652
ISBN 1423430387. 5.5x7.5 inches.
Filmed at the majestic New Jersey Performing Arts Center, these DVDs cover the world-famous drumming event in greater depth and detail than ever before. Features include: spectacular solo and group performances; behind-the-scenes interviews; essential coverage of the drum artists demonstrating and discussing technique, practice routines, and specific examples of their MD Festival performances from behind a practice kit; studio-quality sound; multiple camera angles; and much more.
Saturday features over six hours of material, including: performances and interviews by Ronald Bruner Jr. (The Stanley Clarke Band), Jason McGerr (Death Cab For Cutie), the historic R&B/Gospel Summit featuring R&B session-ace Teddy Campbell, Gerald Heyward (Beyoncé), Aaron Spears (Usher) and gospel great, Marvin McQuitty, drummer/percussionist Glenn Kotche, master drummer Thomas Lang with master percussionist Luis Conte, and drumming legend Stewart Copeland with his band, Gizmo.
Sunday features another six+ hours of material, including: performances and interviews by rock/fusion phenom Dave DiCenso, Latin-jazz artist Bobby Sanabria with Ascensión, Brann Dailor (Mastodon), Mike Mangini (Steve Vai), Danny Seraphine with CTA, and Steve Smith's Jazz Legacy.