(May 27, 1927 – October 11, 2011) An obituary for Freddie Gruber, written by Neil Peart Legendary Teacher of Legendary Drummers Born in the Bronx over 84 years ago, Freddie Gruber grew up in the gritty exuberance of New York City in the 1930s and ’40s. As a young man, he was inspired by the […]
In late 2010, Hudson Music launched our new “Ultimate Drum Lessons” compilation series. Pulling from our vast catalog of video footage, we have assembled topic-specific programs. Rather than focus on a single player or tackle a wide scope of subjects, each of these titles addresses a particular skill or genre of drumming.
or many drummers born after 1970, the very mention of “jazz” can fill them with fear and apprehension. Danny Gottlieb’s new book, The Evolution of Jazz Drumming, takes a 31 week step by step approach to solving this problem.
Article reprinted from Music Inc, Drum DVD are one of the best add-ons for music retailers. “Drum DVDs seem to be the largest-selling instrument group and have been for a long time,” said Wallis, co- president of Hudson Music. “I think because drums are so visual, you can learn a lot by watching.”
I would like to share with you a phrasing concept. I was listening to some stuff that Vinnie Colaiuta did with Frank Zappa and there I was again – shaking my head and rolling my eyes. Well one day I became courageous and asked myself how he does it.
We recently sat down with Mike for a few minutes to get his thoughts on music, inspiration, performance, and more – check it out! Mike Portnoy is the acclaimed drummer of Dream Theater as well as various side-projects such as Liquid Tension Experiment, TransAtlantic and O.S.I.
Hudson was recently featured in Drum Business Magazine – “When Drummers Collective proprietors Paul Siegel and Rob Wallis began videotaping master classes with high profile drummers at their New York City music school in 1982, they had no idea that this would establish them as the preeminent drum-video gurus of the industry.”
I spend a lot of time touting the benefits of using DVDs to enhance one’s teaching style. (it’s kind of my job here!) But there is one aspect of DVDs that can’t be argued – and that is that they take up space. I mean real, physical space…
Hudson Music: Spurring Market Growth (Music Trades 2005)Drumset unit sales have grown an average of nearly 16% over each of the past seven years. For 25 years Rob Wallis and Paul Siegel, founders of Hudson Music LLC, have helped propel this market-expanding wave, ever inspiring and motivating drummers to keep drumming. In the late ’70s Siegel […]
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