This video is also
about culture. You will know how Brazil has come up with the name SAMBA.
In this video you will know how to distinguish some of the samba's
modalities such as the traditional and batucada. You'll get to know a bit
of Olodum's music which takes as base the samba reggae and maracatú (rhythm
from Pernambuco, Brazil) rhythms.
rhythm goes around a clave. Its 6/8 pattern is probably one of the most
versatile grooves ever. This rhythm provides you a great freedom of
feeling it. Songo revolutionized the Afro-Cuban music when the drum kit
was introduced to it.
Before it only traditional percussion drums were used to play this rhythm.
This video also includes the rhytms called Chamamé and Baião.
OS 40 RUDIMENTOS
The 40 Rudiments
The 40 rudiments are essential for any drummer or percussionist willing to enter in an university of
music, orchestra, militarily band, pop or big bands. To know all these rudiments is also necessary to get a
professional music license in Brazil.
Important music schools approach in depth the 40 rudiments. As the Instituto de Bateria Vera Figueiredo does. This video also includes three more paradiddles :
reverse, inward and outward paradiddles which are mainly and very useful for
drummers. Booklet included.
Ultimate Drummers Weekend
2003 TUDW DVD (Australian
drum fest) featuring Vera Figueiredo,
John Blackwell JNR, Thomas Lang, Jimmy DeGrasso, Andrew Gander, King
Marong, Pete Drummond, Gustavo Meli, Alex Deegan, Gleen Cannon band, Jason
Heerah, Dave Matthews, Bang, Rumberos, Chris Brien and Safara.