By Laird Padde Published February 21, 2010
Hudson Limited, a subsidiary of Hudson Music, has released Reggae for Drumset, produced by and featuring Venezuelan drummer Lerryns Hernandez, available exclusively as an instant download at http://www.digital.hudsonmusic.com. Check out the video preview below.
Featuring drummer/percussionist Lerryns Hernandez, this one-hour video takes you through the essential groove sub-styles of reggae: one-drop, stepper, and rockers. Each style is clearly explained and demonstrated using basic patterns, more than 34 variations, and five songs. Lerryns also provides a brief historical overview of reggae, including discussions of its most widely acclaimed drummers. Reggae for Drumset is an invaluable asset for all drummers wishing to ride the wonderful vibe of reggae music, and get up and running playing authentic reggae grooves right away. According to Rob Wallis of Hudson Music, "The company has long had a goal of producing more reggae content and this is a great video lesson set."
The video is $14.95 and is available exclusively as a digital download at http://www.digital.hudsonmusic.com.