Time is a musical essential. Whether you are playing a simple beat, a fill, or a solo, time will have to inform each and every choice you are making on the drums. Hence, The whole lot Is Timekeeping.
This DVD features Peter Erskine’s instructional videos The whole lot Is Timekeeping and Timekeeping 2, that have been in the past to be had only on VHS.
Assisting Peter on this DVD are guitarist John Abercrombie and bassist Marc Johnson. With the focal point at all times on time and feel, Peter covers topics such as the jazz ride pattern, ride cymbal technique, basic jazz independence and coordination, improvisation, and composition. Also featured are advanced musical styles and ethnic grooves such as samba, calypso, Afro-Latin, reggae, jazz, and funk.
In addition, there are brand-new special features, including performances with vibraphonist Mike Mainieri, an extended lesson in brush-playing techniques, an in-depth interview, and a video montage. The DVD also includes PDF files of the booklets that accompanied the original releases.