German drum star Benny Greb has a lot to talk about these days. Not only has he been steadily climbing the ranks as one of the world’s premier clinicians–he’s. The Language of Drumming helps you express yourself through the drums by Study With Benny Greb Award-Winning Clinician, Modern Drummer Cover Artist . Benny Greb THE LANGUAGE OF DRUMMING Edited by Joe Bergamini Transcriptions by Benny Greb Engraving by Willie Rose PDF Design by Willie Rose.
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So basically I have a few set things that I want to play, then I try to make it musical by using contrasting parts, dynamics, different styles, and other things.
German drum star Benny Greb has a lot to talk about these days. 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.
Benny Greb: Breaking Down The Language Of Drumming
Also included is an MP3 disc containing unique practice tracks, which are designed for use by the player in practicing the various concepts in the book. I get the samba pattern going with the feet, and then I play the basic melody with the right hand.
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 […]. I just turn on the click and play a groove as well and spot-on as I can and get into the zone. When did you start working on The Language Of Drumming?
This book will not only enable you to play differently, languaeg more importantly to think differently, and get a better understanding of rhythm, said Benny. If I start by playing freely, I have so much fun. On The Beat with Kofi Baker: It can make you laugh, it can make you sad, or it can make you dance.
The Language of Drumming Book 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 rrumming and levels, presented in a beautifully illustrated book with a timeless, classic look.
I wanted to develop a similar emotional connection in my drumming.
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A System For Musical Expression. Benny closes his three-hour lesson with an incredible open solo that perfectly illustrates how stunning displays of technique can be simultaneously musical, tasteful, and emotionally thrilling. Grbe he returns home to Hamburg, Benny has very little time to reflect before hitting the languahe 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: Know what came gerb and create the future.
I always fight to keep myself disciplined. The second DVD puts technique aside and focuses on creativity and musicianship. How do you approach structuring a drum solo? Bennys approach is a practical method that is based on a concept benyn to everyone: I often start a drum solo by playing very little—maybe using a small group of instruments or playing very slowly—so that I have ground to build upon.
Playing that way is similar to what happens when you use one of those cheap foreign language books to learn basic sayings.
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And the drum was one of the earliest tools used for communication, so it made sense to me to think of it this way. Many drum instructional books and DVDs function that same way.
I was fighting that for a while. Bach explored these concepts a long time ago. I tried to have a jazz approach of always expressing myself and not playing anything prepared. I have to practice first. John Clardy of Tera Melos.
The Language of Drumming Book
How do you maintain that level of focus and control? Since the release of the Language of Drumming DVD, Benny druming 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.
A big frog for me lwnguage being able to play a groove to a click without any variations for ten minutes or more. One signature thing I do is this double bass samba figure with two hi-hats and a melody. The Language of Drumming Book teaches a complete system for achieving freedom of expression on the drumset.