German drum star Benny Greb has a lot to talk about these days. Not only has he been steadily climbing the ranks as one of the world’s premier clinicians–he’s. The Language of Drumming helps you express yourself through the drums by Study With Benny Greb Award-Winning Clinician, Modern Drummer Cover Artist . Benny Greb THE LANGUAGE OF DRUMMING Edited by Joe Bergamini Transcriptions by Benny Greb Engraving by Willie Rose PDF Design by Willie Rose.

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I often start a drum solo by playing very little—maybe using a small group of instruments or playing very slowly—so that I have ground to build upon. The Language of Drumming Book Following up and expanding on the concepts presented in his best-selling DVD of the same name, Benny drumminh brings forth a wealth of practice material for drummers of drumminy styles and levels, presented in a beautifully illustrated book with a timeless, classic look.

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A big frog for me is being able to play a groove to a click without any variations for ten minutes or more. This book will not only enable you to play differently, but more importantly to think differently, and get a better understanding of rhythm, said Benny. How do you maintain that level of focus and control?

In the beautifully produced Language Of Drummingwhich was filmed in a variety of gorgeous locales from the Swiss Alps to a Bavarian forest, Greb outlines a systematic yet creative practice method that draws a direct correlation between the essential elements of drumming and the basics of spoken language.


I just turn on the click and play a groove as well and spot-on as I can and get into the zone. I have to practice first. Included along the way are new hi-hat groove variations, dozens of ghost-note exercises, and a complete system for mastering odd groupings 3, 5, and 7 in your playing. I tried to have a jazz approach of always expressing myself and not playing benhy prepared.

I was fighting that for a while. Username Password Remember Me Lost your password? Bach explored these concepts a long time ago. I like to have a framework of where I want to languagd, how I want to end, and different stations that I want to go to in the middle.

The Language of Drumming Book

So basically I have drimming few set things that I want to play, then I try to make it musical by using contrasting parts, dynamics, different styles, and other things. The night before he left for his three-month sabbatical, Benny sat down with us for an hour so we could dig a little deeper into some of the fresh drumming concepts he presents in his DVD.

On The Beat with Kofi Baker: The Language Expanded MD: I always fight to keep myself drummung. Will be used according to our Privacy Policy.

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And if you have to eat three frogs, eat the biggest one first. I started preparing the DVD about three years ago. German drum star Benny Greb has a lot to talk about these days. Bennys approach is a practical method that is based on a concept familiar to everyone: I wanted to develop a similar emotional connection in my drumming.

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Benny Greb: Breaking Down The Language Of Drumming

Know what came before and create the future. And the drum was one of the earliest tools used for communication, so it made vreb to me to think of it this way.

Since the release of the Language of Drumming DVD, Benny has extensively expanded on and added to this system, creating a method that works as a stand-alone approach or drmming a companion to the DVD. Creation Barry Altschul Signature Drumset. After all, music is a language.

The Language of Drumming Book teaches a complete system for achieving freedom of expression on the drumset. When he returns home to Hamburg, Benny has very little time to reflect before hitting the road for a six-show tour with the funky guitar trio Jerobeam, a month-long excursion with the German singer-songwriter Stoppok, and a lengthy run of clinics and appearances promoting the release of his incredible two-disc instructional DVD, The Language Of Drumming: Here Greb offers logical exercises for practicing improvisation, as well as demo segments on ways to explore different drum sounds and specific systems for developing a strong sense of time.

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