Any serious player I've met owns his Groove Essentials material. I pre-ordered and had it about a week. Once again, he's made an absolutely incredible product. . It has everything you'd want in a technique product from a guy with sick technique but absolutely no macho BS, the DVD is about maximizing YOUR hands not showing off his (though he does some amazingly effortless demos at warp speed and this crazy left hand technique he credits to drum corps that you have to see to believe!).Any reviews/comments on Tommy Igoe's New DVD Great Hands For LifeTime. I know he always produces great quality material! Any comments. Tx Denis
Good question, I'd send them an email and see what they say. You definitely won't get the wall sized poster! I'd get the disc, personally since it has the poster and long music stand hand out in the box on heavy stock paper.If I download this from the Hudson music software do I also get the eBook/pdf that would be included with the DVD?
I haven't seen it either, but I have been thinking downloading one of them so it would be nice to know what would be the best for me. I don't mind Queen's DVD being marching drumming, most of it's easily applied on drumset anyways.Hey JPW
I have seen it but don't own it. Looked good though.
How does that DVD deal with technique. Is it more for marching band style playing?
Tommy's is definitely coming from a drum set player slant.
Though being honest, if i could afford it id have them all. I may as well buy shares in Hudson if I did that though!!
I wouldn't say that Jojos DVD is geared around the flashy wow stuff. Granted there are sections, especially on disc 2 that are full of things like push pull, one handed roll etc. but I actually think the core of both dvds is the same.
Tommy words it as 'not working' or 'bouncing not drumming' (for the first section on rebounds/stretches) and Jojo as ' Maximum control for minimum influence' but the 2 guys are both trying to get you to play with a relaxed stroke so you can play all you want without burning yourself out.
I would go with both if you can afford it. You should be able to get the both for £40 to £45 straight from Hudson. If you can only get one at a time I think it depends what stage your at.
I think Jojo's would be a good bet as it seems to cover more possibilities so you may see the technique you use explained which could give you more of an insight as to how to improve it.
Tommy's is, like has been said, geared towards getting you through the Lifetime Warm-up and is actually quite rudiment based.
Hope i helped the matter
Fair point. Both do have very different looks about them.
Is the freehand a dvd or just a book?
Hey JPW, hmm tricky choice.I haven't seen it either, but I have been thinking downloading one of them so it would be nice to know what would be the best for me. I don't mind Queen's DVD being marching drumming, most of it's easily applied on drumset anyways.
I am not happy with my Billy Hyde practice pad (i think its just too harsh on my hands, it is just seemingly a thin coating of rubber over wood) Is the Real Feel a little bit softer and forgiving?