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Todd Sucherman returns with a stunning follow up to his multiple award winning Methods and Mechanics DVD.

Methods and Mechanics II: Life on the Road, Songs, Solos, Stories and Lessons takes us on a multi faceted, enlightening and entertaining ride that goes well beyond basic instruction.

Todd Sucherman delivers another “must have” production that encompasses the technical, musical, philosophical and career advice needed to navigate and succeed in today’s musical landscape. Hit the road with Sucherman and get a glimpse of life on a big rock tour and see how musical and personal professionalism meet in real world applications.

Methods and Mechanics II includes:

15 song performances with analysis and breakdowns featuring the music of
Styx, Taylor Mills and Jerry Goodman
Styx live performances on tour
Several solo improvisations
Extensive look at ghost notes
Hand exercises and applications
Odd phrases with paradiddles
Career conduct and navigational philosophies
Melodic song form practice ideas
Concepts for practice routines
Rhythmic bending
Overcoming nerves
Recording session manners
Gear and monitor tips
“Quick Tips” and “Professional Suggestions”
Extras: You will also learn how to navigate through all aspects of life on the road – airplanes, hotels, town cars, the tour bus, luggage (while remaining sane!).