I'm not sure which video has Moeller - either 3-4, 5-6, or both. I haven't watched them in a while.
Since I studied with Morello, I can tell you that his modified Moeller with the right had was a motion like cracking a whip or throwing a ball at the drum head. His left hand was like shaking an old style thermometer.
Many people seem to think that the Moeller is the magic technique, suitable for every situation. Morello says that the Moeller is good for one accent in a group of notes (accenting every 2nd,3rd,4th note etc.) Two accents in a row (with the same hand) are accomplished the level system (utilizing full strokes) or a straight forearm throw. I believe all of that is also in the series with Gottlieb and Morello.
Please feel free to email again if you have any questions.
Jim Chapin also disagrees with the rebound although in his video he seems to accept it in some circumstances !...By the way what do you call a power grip ?Does Moeller rely on the rebound? for example. Some say yes, some say no. People will say that someone else is wrong. At a clinic, Weckl once said that Freddie Gruber is the only one that teaches proper technique, which is based on the rebound. He's Dave Weckl, but he is still wrong. A statement like that will only incense people.
Sounds more like a Tom Cruise statement - ha ha.At a clinic, Weckl once said that Freddie Gruber is the only one that teaches proper technique, which is based on the rebound. He's Dave Weckl, but he is still wrong. A statement like that will only incense people.
I would have to say that the "original Moeller" would be the one passed down from Moeller himself. This is seen in Moeller's prize student, Jim Chapin.Cyberlessons constitue an interesting alternative !
Jeff or anybody else "qualified in Moeller", I would be also grateful to you if you could also confirm the whip motion that Joe Morello does is the same as the "original" Moeller ?