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German drum star Benny Greb has a lot to talk about these days. Not only has he been steadily climbing the ranks as one of the world’s premier clinicians–he’s. The Language of Drumming helps you express yourself through the drums by Study With Benny Greb Award-Winning Clinician, Modern Drummer Cover Artist . Benny Greb THE LANGUAGE OF DRUMMING Edited by Joe Bergamini Transcriptions by Benny Greb Engraving by Willie Rose PDF Design by Willie Rose.

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Benny closes his three-hour lesson with an incredible open solo that perfectly illustrates how stunning displays of technique can be simultaneously musical, tasteful, and emotionally thrilling. I wanted to develop a similar emotional grreb in my drumming.

Benny Greb – The Language of Drumming: A System for Musical Expression, DVD – Hal Leonard Online

I was fighting that for a while. How do you maintain that level of focus and control? So basically I have a few set things that I want to play, then I try to make it musical by using contrasting parts, dynamics, different styles, and other things. The Language Expanded MD: I just feel the word and say it.

This material will give you the facility to decode a lot of the other educational material out there, and by having that ability, you will be free to come up with your own exercises, and have more freedom to make musical choices on the spot while playing music. One signature thing I do is this double bass samba figure with two hi-hats and a melody.


Checking In From Tour Rehearsals. On The Beat with Kofi Baker: In the beautifully produced Language Of Drummingwhich was filmed in a variety of gorgeous locales from the Swiss Alps to a Bavarian forest, Greb outlines a systematic yet creative practice method that draws a direct correlation between the essential elements of drumming and the basics of spoken language.

I tried to have a jazz lanuage of always expressing myself and not playing anything prepared. After all, music is a language. Username Password Remember Me Lost your password? And if you have to eat three frogs, eat the biggest one first. I get the samba pattern going with the feet, and then I play the basic melody with the right hand. If I start by playing freely, I crumming so much fun. I like to have a framework lanugage where I want to start, how I want to end, and different stations that I want to go to in the middle.

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I started preparing the DVD about three years ago. Following up and expanding on the concepts presented in his best-selling DVD of the same name, Benny here brings forth a wealth of practice material for drummers of all styles and levels, presented in a beautifully illustrated book with treb timeless, classic look.

The twenty-eight-year-old drummer has been such a workaholic that he decided to put aside the first three months of for some personal time, which he spent hiking across the lamguage of New Zealand with his girlfriend.

Here Greb offers logical exercises for practicing improvisation, as well as demo segments on ways to explore different drum sounds and specific systems for developing a strong sense of time. German drum star Benny Greb has a lot to talk about these days. I just turn on the click and play a groove as well and spot-on as I can and get into the zone.


This book will not only enable you to play drumminy, but more importantly to think drumminh, and get a better understanding of rhythm, said Benny. Know what came before and create the future. In real life, you have to bring much deeper knowledge, experience, and sensitivity to every situation. Bach explored these concepts a long time ago.

Benny Greb: Breaking Down The Language Of Drumming

The second DVD puts technique aside and focuses on creativity and musicianship. I have to practice first.

John Clardy of Tera Melos. A big frog for me is being able to play bennt groove to a click without any variations for ten minutes or more.

I always fight to keep myself benng. I often start a drum solo by playing very little—maybe using a small group of instruments or playing very slowly—so that I have ground to build upon. The night before he left for his three-month sabbatical, Benny sat down with us for an hour so we could dig a little deeper into some of the fresh drumming concepts he presents in his DVD.