About Groove Essentials™
One of the best-selling instructional DVDs
of all time, Groove Essentials™ set a new standard for educational
drum DVDs! This DVD presents 47 essential grooves from Rock, Jazz and
R&B/Funk to World/Ethnic music!
Tommy Igoe demonstrates each pattern at the
drums and also with a rhythm track, featuring some of New York's top
musicians. Mastering these patterns will greatly expand your knowledge
while allowing you to become a more well-rounded player with the confidence
to perform in virtually, any musical situation.
Styles include 8th-note, 16th-note and half-time
Rock; Jazz waltz, shuffle and swing; R&B, Hip-Hop and Funk as well
as World music styles, including Second Line, Reggae, Bossa Nova, Samba,
Mambo, Cha-Cha, Bolero, and Tango. Tommy thoroughly explains each groove
breaking each down to it's basic elements and performing each one with
and without a live band rhythm track at two different tempos.