25 September 2007 — Brilliantly conceived and meticulously documented, “The Art of Playing with Brushes” is the most comprehensive, definitive and unprecedented volume on the topic ever produced. Living legends Billy Hart, Eddie Locke, Joe Morello, Charli Persip and Ben Riley— along with modern brush masters Adam Nussbaum and Steve Smith— demonstrate and discuss their distinctive drumming styles then all perform the same set of medium to up-tempo swing, ballads and Latin tunes to compare and contrast their unique approaches and interpretations. This deluxe addition to every drummer’s library offers a thorough and graphic exploration of the art from a variety of historical, technical and musical perspectives and includes:
- Two DVDs— over seven hours of footage
- 17-Track Play-Along CD minus drums
- Bonus lessons from Adam Nussbaum, Ed Thigpen and Louis Bellson
- 36-page Bonus Booklet and printable PDFs by Mark Griffith that includes “A History Of The Brushes,” a Listening/Reference Guide, Bios of all the featured artists and more.
- Classic video clips and a Photo Gallery
“The Art of Playing with Brushes” is available at leading drumshops, music stores and wherever Hudson Music DVDs, CDs and books are sold.
- Title: The Art of Playing with Brushes
- Running Time: 7 Hours, 15 Minutes
- Hudson SKU: #HDDVDBR21
- Hal Leonard SKU: #HL00320649
- UPC Code: 884088158415
- Price: $49.95