This recording features Dr. Greg Jackson on congas and Andy Martin on drumset. All of the songs were composed by both men as they perform on one of the most energetic recordings available. Conga Fantasy is a percussion only CD that will delight all percussionists who like to hear artistic approaches to drumming.
A live percussion concert featuring conguero Dr. Greg Jackson, with special guest artists Andy Martin on drum set and Antonio Riddle on congas. Each selection is a collaboration of musical ideas formulated to produce these original compositions.
Osmosis is truly a one of a kind performance for anyone who loves percussion!
A live percussion concert featuring conguero Dr. Greg Jackson, with special guest artists Andy Martin on drum set and Antonio Riddle on congas. Every moment of this concert was captured to capture the energy and excitement of this incredible performance.
"Congas Decoded" is a DVD created to help musicians with an interest in playing congas. This is one of the first DVDs designed as a lesson with one of the new conga greats, Greg Jackson. Never before has anyone taught the various marchas in a way that anyone can learn to play the patterns. Each marcha is played beat by beat, with information about the style and how to make practice time more effective. There are also several solos and performance examples so the conguero can understand the patterns in context. Dr. Jackson is the author of "Congas Full Circle" which is quickly becoming the new standard book for playing hand percussion. "Congas Decoded" is sure to help each percussionist understand the art of playing congas.
The debut recording from Dr. Greg Jackson features contemporary works for solo marimba. Jackson is quickly becoming a sought after performer in many fields of percussion. This recording features him on marimba performing three of his newest works. Jackson's music has been characterized as demanding, creative and passionate. The CD also features the music of Michael J. Burritt.
Autumnal Equinox- Jackson
October Night- Michael Burritt
The Offering- Burritt
The Darkest Hour, 4/3/0033- Jackson
The Devil's Last Tango- Greg Jackson
for program notes please visit the "Compositions" area
For a sample of some of the songs, please visit the "Audio" section to hear a recording from a live performance 2 months before the CD was recorded.
This DVD features many of the techniques and methodologies that can be found the The Synergy Method for drumming. Greg gives an overview of the technique while performing some of the exercises from his book. He gives an in-depth discussion on the aspects of the mental side of playing music. This DVD also contains some of the hottest drum solos attempted. Elements of Synergy is a DVD that is sure to become a must have for every percussionist.
To see some examples of my rudimental drumming, visit the "Video" area.
Level: Intermediate to Professional
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