On September 20 and 21, drumming fans witnessed another amazing weekend of drumming and music at the world’s premier drumming event, the 2008 Modern Drummer Festival Weekend. Hudson Music was on hand once again to capture all of the action on this exclusive DVD set. Along with the live performances, each artist is captured in an enlightening backstage interview. This year, Hudson paired Simon Phillilps with Gavin Harrison, Ndugu Chancler with Will Calhoun, and Todd Sucherman with Derek Roddy for amazing artist-on-artist interviews. Other artists are interviewed on an equally insightful level by Hudson Senior Drum Editor Joe Bergamini. These actually educational interviews provide invaluable information about everything from warming up to drumming tips and techniques and for the first time, the exercises and concepts discussed are transcribed in a printable 28-page PDF eBook, so you’ll practice along side these greats. This DVD package takes the world’s greatest drumming event and adds a new level of educational value to the excitement of the great performances!
Nearly 12 hours of exceptional performances, interviews and educational content are featured on this 4-disc DVD set
Modern Drummer Festival 2008 includes amazing performances and illuminating interviews from eleven of today’s greatest drum artists, and also serves as an improbable educational resource with in-depth insights and exclusive instruction (including a printable, 28-page eBook) from one of the musically diverse groups of drummers in the Festival’s 20-year history
Two full interview DVDs are an integral a part of the package – allowing artists to augment their on-stage performances with backstage explanations and demonstrations of their concepts, backgrounds, influences, techniques, interpretations and compositions
Included are inspiring conversations with each drummer as well as unprecedented drummer-to-drummer interviews, such as Simon Phillips with Gavin Harrison, Ndugu Chancler with Will Calhoun, and Todd Sucherman with Derek Roddy, plus on-screen graphics that link the lessons to specific PDF files with notated patterns and exercises in the eBook
The package also features extensive, multi-camera coverage of the spectacular drumming that has made the Modern Drummer Festival a will have to-see event for drummers around the globe