Thomas Lang: Creative Control

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Overview

Professional drummer Thomas Lang offers up a number of lessons aimed at helping amateur percussionists hone their own skills. From the Hal Leonard Corporation, Thomas Lang: Creative Control covers everything from hand techniques to foot control to equipment mechanics. Also included are concert clips of Lang in action.
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Overview

Professional drummer Thomas Lang offers up a number of lessons aimed at helping amateur percussionists hone their own skills. From the Hal Leonard Corporation, Thomas Lang: Creative Control covers everything from hand techniques to foot control to equipment mechanics. Also included are concert clips of Lang in action.
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Special Features

Audio files, in both ACID® (PC) and REX (Mac) formats; Ninety-four printable PDF files of transcriptions of Thomas' performances ; Over 100 exercises
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/13/2004
  • UPC: 073999204056
  • Rating:

  • Source: Hal Leonard
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Sound: Dolby Digital
  • Language: English, Deutsche
  • Time: 5:14:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 44,315

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Thomas Lang Instructor
Thomas Lang Instructor
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Menu

Side #1 -- Disc 1
   Chapters
      Begin Program
      "Dog"
      Introducton
      Chapter 1: Singles
         Hand Warmups - Exercise 1
         Alternating Linear Singles - Introduction
         Alternating Linear Singles - Exercise 2
         Groups of Four - Exercise 3
         Groups of Three - Exercise 4
         Combinations of 1's, 2's, 3's and 4's - Exercise 5
         Hi-Hat Solo Featuring Linear Combinations
         On the Beat - Introduction
         Groups of Three - Exercise 6
         Groups of Four - Exercise 7
         Continuous Patterns
         Riding With the Left Foot - Exercise 8
         Heel Up & Heel Down
         Singles Around the Kit - Exercises 9, 10 & 10.1
         Conclusion
         Kick Patterns - Exercise 11
         Single Strokes - Exercise 12 & 13 (Odd/Even Groupings)
         3, 5, 7 Stroke Rolls
         Alternating 3-Stroke Roll Played W/ Hands & Feet - Exer. 14
         Alternating 5-Stroke Roll Played W/ Hands & Feet - Exer. 15
         Non-Alternating 5-Stroke Roll - Exer. 15.1 (W/ Hands & Feet)
         Alternating 7-Stroke Roll Played W/ Hands & Feet - Exer. 16
         Comb. of 3, 5, 7-Stroke Rolls Played in Unison W/ Hands & Feet
         Single-Stroke Kick Pattern Groove
         3-Stroke Groove - Exercise 17
         16th/32nd-Note Pattern - Exercise 18
         16th/32nd-Note Pattern Inverted - Exercise 19
         Alternating Shuffle Pattern - Exercise 20
         Flam Taps W/ Hands & Feet - Exercise 21
         Flam Accents Played W/ Hands & Feet - Exercise 22
         Flam Accent Foot Ostinato W/ Various Hand Patterns - Exercise 23
         Flam Tap Foot Ostinato W/ Various Hand Patterns - Exercise 23.1
         Overlapping Single-Note Pattern - Exercise 24
         Overlapping Single-Note Pattern W/ Inverted Foot Pattern - Exercise 24.1
         Groups of Four Overlapping Introduction
         Flam Tap Overlaps - Exercise 25
         Flam Tap Ostinato Bet. Right Hand & Left Foot - Exercise 26
         Left-Foot Ostinato Variation - Exercise 27
         16th-Note Left Foot Off-Beats - Exercise 28
         32nd-Note Left Foot Off-Beats - Exercise 29
         Left-Foot 16th-Note Triplet Off-Beats - Exercise 30
         Single Strokes/Rolls - 3 Solo Examples
      Chapter 2: Doubles
         Left-Hand/Left-Foot Split Doubles - Exercise 31
         Group of Three-16ths Polyrhythm W/ Left Foot Doubles - Exercise 32
         Left-Foot "Shuffle" - Exercise 33
         Unison 3 Over 4 Foot "Shuffle" - Exercise 34
         RLL Foot Ostinato - Exercise 35
         Left-Hand/Left-Foot Doubles - Exercise 36
         Left-Hand/Left-Foot Inverted Doubles on 3 Hi-Hats - Exercise 37
         Double Kick Double Strokes - Exercise 38
         Double Strokes W/ Various Hand Patterns - Exer. 39
         Double Strokes Played as 16th-Note Triplets (W/ Variations) - Exercise 40
         Double Roll W/ Accents (Variations 1-7) - Exercise 41
         "Balkan"
      Chapter 3: Combinations
         Exercise 50
         Exercise 51
         Exercise 51.1
         Exercise 51.2
         Exercise 51.3
         Exercise 51.4
         Exercise 51.5
         Exercise 51.6
         Exercise 51.7
         Exercise 51.8
         Exercise 51.9
         "Ben's Repellant"
   About Disc 2
   Special Features
      Audio Setup
         English
         German
      Bonus Footage
         "Gen X" European Tour 2003 Solo
         "777"
         Gear Talk
      Photo Gallery
      About Hudson Music
   Play Program
Side #2 -- Disc 2
   Chapters
      Chapter 4: Multi-Pedal Orchestrations (MPO's)
         Dynamic Bass Drums Playing
         MPO Playing Techniques - Introduction
         6/16 MPO Cycle - Exercise 52
         10/16 MPO Cycle - Exercise 53
         10/16 MPO Cycle Variation - Exercise 54
         Paradiddle MPO - Exercise 55
         Double Paradiddle MPO - Exercise 56
         16th and 32nd-Note Combination - Exercise 57
         Flam Accent MPO - Exercise 58
         Flam Accent MPO Variation - Exercise 59
         MPO Combinations - Exercise 60
         Improvise 16th-Note MPO - Exercise 61
         Linear Alternating Singles MPO - Exercise 62
      Chapter 5: Movement and Mechanics
         Introduction
         Exercise 63
         Exercise 64
         Exercise 65
         Exercise 66
         Exercise 67
         Exercise 68
         Exercise 69
         Exercise 70
         Exercise 71
         Cross Sticking
         Exercise 72
         Exercise 73
         Exercise 74 Flam Taps
         Exercise 75
         Exercise 76 - Flam Accents
         Exercise 77 - Paradiddle Orchestration
         "Jumpseat"
      Chapter 6: Twin FX, Advanced Coordination, and Creative Foot Control
         Left-Foot 16th-Note Ostinato - Exercise 78
         Left-Foot 16th-Note Triplets - Exercise 79
         Left-Foot 32nd-Note Ostinato - Exercise 80
         Exercise 81
         10/16 Twin FX Ostinato - Exercise 82
         Linear "Quads" - Exercise 83
         Group of 3 Twin FX - Exercise 84
         Two Groups of 3 Twin FX - Exercise 85
         Two Groups of 4 Twin FX - Exercise 86
         Two Groups of 6 Twin FX - Exercise 87
         Two Groups of 8 Twin FX - Exercise 88
         Flam - Five-Stroke Twin FX Ostinato - Exercise 89
         Advanced Coordinated Twin FX Grooves - Exercise 90
         Alternative Double-Stroke Foot Technique - Exercise 91
         Dotted 16th-Note Twin FX Ostinato - Exercise 92
         Five-Stroke Roll Twin FX Ostinato - Exercise 93
         3 Over 4 Win FX Ostinato - Exercise 94
         "D.J. Morphine"
      Chapter 7: Stick Tricks
         Introduction
         Fake Twirl
         Real Twirl
         Off Beat Throw
         Back Throw
         Combinations
         Stick on Stick
         Stick on Stick Backsticking
         Stick on Skins Backsticking
         Broken Doubles on Cymbals
         Body Motions
         "Looping"
      Chapter 8: Solo and Conclusion
         Drum Solo
         Conclusion
         "Batti E Respiri"
   Special Features
      Audio Setup
         English
         German
      DVD-ROM: ACID/REX Audio Files
         Instructions
      DVD-ROM: Weblink Instructions
         Instructions
      DVD-ROM: PDF Exercises
         Instructions
      DVD-ROM: Music Minus Drums
         Instructions
   Play Program
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