Classic drum solos and drum battles

Format: DVD 2001
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Hudson Music presents this compilation for aficionados of jazz drumming with more than a dozen of the greatest musicians ever to hit the skins. As the title suggests, Classic Drum Solos and Drum Battles includes both solo performances as well as head-to-head drum-offs starring the likes of Buddy Rich, Gene Krupa, Lionel Hampton, Elvin Jones, and eleven others. ~ Matthew Tobey, Rovi
(Instructional/Drum/DVD). This DVD presents 15 of the true "legends of jazz drumming" in astounding extended solos and in rare, never-before-seen drum duels filmed over the last five decades. Among the highlights are uncut solos from big band legends Sonny Payne, Rufus Jones, Buddy Rich, Sam Woodyard and Louie Bellson, and small group giants Art Blakey and Joe Morello. Rare drum battles include meetings between: Gene Krupa and Cozy Cole; Buddy Rich and Ed Shaughnessy; Chico Hamilton, Gene Krupa and Lionel Hampton; Elvin Jones, Sunny Murray and Art Blakey; and a once-in-a-lifetime battle between Buddy Rich and Jerry Lewis! The DVD also includes as a bonus full-length commentary by drumming great Peter Erskine that can be accessed at the viewer's discretion, and the original theatrical trailer for the 1958 film The Gene Krupa Story , never seen outside movie theatres! Also available on video: 00320249 $24.95
Additional Information
Subjects Percussion music (Jazz)
Filmed performances.
Publisher Briarcliff, N.Y. :Hudson Music, LLC :2001
distributed by Hal Leonard Corporation,
Other Titles Drum solos and drum battles
Contributors Wallis, Rob, film producer.
Siegel, Paul, 1950- film producer.
Payne, Sonny, 1926-1979, performer.
Morello, Joe, 1928-2011, performer.
Jones, Rufus, 1936- performer.
Krupa, Gene, 1909-1973, performer.
Rich, Buddy, 1917-1987, performer.
Cole, Cozy, performer.
Murray, Sunny, performer.
Jones, Elvin, performer.
Blakey, Art, 1919-1990, performer.
Shaughnessy, Ed, performer.
Woodyard, Sam, 1925-1988, performer.
Bellson, Louie, 1924-2009, performer.
Lewis, Jerry, 1926-2017 performer.
Hampton, Lionel, performer.
Hamilton, Chico, 1921-2013, performer.
Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation, production company.
Hudson Music (Firm), publisher.
Participants/Performers Sonny Payne, Joe Morello, Rufus Jones, Buddy Rich, Gene Krupa, Cozy Cole, Sunny Murray, Elvin Jones, Art Blakey, Ed Shaughnessy, Sam Woodyard, Louis Bellson, Jerry Lewis, Lionel Hampton, Chico Hamilton.
Language English
Notes Bonus tracks: Full-length commentary by drummer Peter Erskine that can be accessed at the viewer's option, original theatrical trailer for "The Gene Krupa story," never before seen outside movie theaters since it was shown in 1958.
System Details DVD; stereo.; hi-fi.
Description 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 0634036009
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