Groove Essentials 1.0

Mastering these patterns will greatly expand your knowledge while allowing you to become a more well-rounded player with the confidence to perform invirtually, any musical situation. Styles include 8th-note, 16th-note and half-time Rock; Jazz waltz, shuffle and swing; R&B, Hip-Hop and Funk as well as Worldmusic styles, including Second Line, Reggae, Bossa Nova, Samba, Mambo, Cha-Cha, Bolero, and Tango.

One of the best-selling drum methods of all times! A must-have educational resource for all drummers!

Based on the Groove Essentials poster created by Tommy Igoe and Vic Firth, this DVD presents 47 essential grooves from Rock, Jazz and R&B, Funk to World Ethnic music.Drum artist, teacher and author Tommy Igoe, demonstrates each pattern at the drums and also with a rhythm track, featuring some of New York’s top musicians.

Mastering these patterns will greatly expand your knowledge while allowing you to become a more well-rounded player with the confidence to perform in virtually, any musical situation. Styles include 8th-note, 16th-note and half-time Rock; Jazz waltz, shuffle and swing; R&B, Hip-Hop and Funk as well as World music styles, including Second Line, Reggae, Bossa Nova, Samba, Mambo, Cha-Cha, Bolero, and Tango.Tommy thoroughly explains each groove breaking each down to it’s basic elements and performing each one with and without a live band rhythm track at two different tempos.

Special DVD Features:

Special bonus a free Groove Essentials poster (courtesy of Vic Firth drum sticks), is included, containing fully-notated examples ofeach groove.

About Tommy Igoe

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Tommy Igoe has been at the forefront of drumset performance and education for the last 20 years. He started playing before the age of two and won every local and regional competition during his school years, during which he was also a member of the legendary Bayonne Bridgemen drum line where he played for 3 years.

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