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Todd Sucherman – Methods & Mechanics (DVD)

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Todd Sucherman’s first Methods and Mechanics instructional DVD set the bar for the genre and won “Best in Show” at NAMM in 2008 as well as “Best Instructional DVD” in Modern Drummer Magazine Reader’s Poll.

Todd Sucherman brings the knowledge of thousands of gigs, shows and recording sessions along with over three decades as a professional drummer to this useful and unique DVD package. Astonishing technique, power and musicality explode from the various musical and solo performances throughout this presentation. Working with artists over a myriad of genres diverse as Styx, Brian Wilson, Spinal Tap, Eric Marienthal, Peter Cetera, John Wetton, Steve Cole, The Falling Wallendas and countless more, there’s a wealth of knowledge imparted that goes way beyond just the technical aspects of drumming.  Methods and Mechanics is filled with practical career tips that will help you navigate through the music business as well as mental aspects and cerebral approaches to the art of playing music on the drums.  Filmed in 16X9 in High Definition at a stunning location this DVD features music from Styx, Taylor Mills and Jerry Goodman and contains various solos and playing examples in an array of styles as well as technical lessons to enhance your rhythmic and musical vocabulary.

  • “I got your DVD today. WOW! Really amazing!”
    –Gavin Harrison
  • “I’m going to tell everyone what an inspiring and helpful DVD “Methods and Mechanics” is. It is one of the best and most helpful drum DVDs ever. There are some great licks in there that I’m going to be shedding when I get a minute!”
    –Steve Smith