Watch all-star Jazz drummers Billy Cobham and Louie Bellson have an intimate conversation the usage of only their drumsticks, in this concert DVD recorded live from Switzerland. The Louie Bellson Big Band plays swinging melodic riffs even as the two percussion legends take center stage, facing off in virtuosity, the usage of each tone from whispering to fortissimo. This explosive DVD Drum Battle is a continuous drift of energy and rhythmic bravado that showcases two of the world’s greatest drummers, and their inimitable sound that may be sure to provoke hypnotic, contagious movements and keep your feet tapping all night long.
Billy Cobham is a true drumming superstar. His credits include performances on over 300 albums from music icons such as Miles Davis, Quincy Jones, and George Benson. His own bands, Dreams and Glass Menagerie, and his groundbreaking work with John McLaughlin in the Mahuvishna Orchestra, have transform massively influential and secured Cobham’s place as some of the true innovators in music. You can not pin a musical label on Billy Cobham. He plays it all; Jazz, Rock n Roll, Swing, Fusion, and Latin. The multidimensional Billy Cobham is an instinctual fusionist whose name is synonymous with rhythm.
Whether swinging with a Big Band or playing with a small, intimate quartet, Louis Bellson’s impeccable timing, compositional skills, innovative spirit, and propensity towards vibrant soloing have made him some of the Jazz world’s top drummers, alongside the legendary Buddy Rich. Remembered for playing in the Big Bands of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and Benny Goodman, his role as musical director for his wife Pearl Bailey, and his recordings with Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Art Tatum, and Oscar Peterson, Louis Bellson played a major role in Jazz’s rise to prominence and maintaining The united states’s Jazz tradition.
DVD BONUS FEATURES:
Billy Cobham Biography
Louie Bellson Biography
Bonus Video Clip from the DVD Louie Bellson & His Big Band
Instant Get right of entry to to Songs & Solos
Digital Dolby Stereo Audio
Digitally Mastered Audio & Video