Master Series – Steve Gadd

On this DVD, Steve is featured in an intimate master class setting at the Manhattan School of Music in New York City, May 2006. Steve details his concepts and showcases his signature licks that every drummer knows. A must-have!

Learn how to play like Gadd in this Masterclass DVD!

In 2006, the Zildjian company launched its third Mission from Gadd North American clinic tour giving drummers across the country an opportunity to experience Steve Gadds humility, generosity, and creative genius firsthand.

On this DVD, Steve is featured in an intimate master class setting at the Manhattan School of Music in New York City, May 2006.Longtime fans of Steve, as well as younger drummers just discovering him will treasure Steves wisdom and insights on a wide variety of topics: funk patterns, rudiments applied to the kit, playing with a click, tips for the studio, brush patterns, odd phrases, Mozambique/Latin ideas: its all here!The extensive question-and-answer segments allow Steve to discuss several of his legendary performances, including Aja, Nite Sprite, Late in the Evening and 50 Ways to Your Lover.

Steve also performs solo pieces that contain the essential tools and techniques that comprise his incredibly influential style and approach.

BONUS FEATURES:Tour Bus Interview with Steve, Steve Gadd Career Documentary (from the American Drummers Achievement Awards DVD), Steve Gadd/Giovanni Hidalgo Rehearsal and Performance (from Modern Drummer Festival 1997 DVD)

About Steve Gadd

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Gadd is a native of Irondequoit, a suburb of Rochester, NY. When he was seven years old, his uncle, who was a drummer in the US army, encouraged him to take drum lessons. By the age of eleven he had sat in with Dizzy Gillespie.

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