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ABOUT GROOVE ESSENTIALS

Groove Essentials is a method to teach you the drums that is fun, easy to understand, and rewarding. Featuring a series of 2 instructional videos and 2 play-along books, you will be guided from basic grooves all the way to advanced, professional level performances.

Your teacher, Tommy Igoe, 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.

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.

THE GROOVE ESSENTIAL SERIES

Learn more about each of the products available in the Groove Essential Series

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.

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Groove Essentials 1.0 Book

The companion book to the best selling Groove Essentials video, this book contains charts and play-along mp3 files for every groove Tommy Igoe plays on the Groove Essentials Video!

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Groove Essentials 2.0

Volume 2 of the Groove Essentials DVD Series features 53 brand new grooves and over 100 variations for intermediate to advanced players!

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Groove Essentials 2.0 Book

Groove Essentials 2.0 – The Play-Along! Volume two of the best-selling original Groove Essentials features a book and audio package with 53 brand new grooves and over 100 variations for intermediate to advanced players. A Must Have for anyone with the GE 2.0 video!

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