An unusual double CD set that contains a “best-of” audio CD to Dave Weckl’s own choice of ten selections from the recordings of the Dave Weckl Band and a. Album · · 10 Songs. Available with an Apple Music subscription. Try it free. Dave Weckl: The Zone. As the marketing info states, this two-disc CD/DVD set is “ a perfect gift for anyone who has ever dreamed of playing the.

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Disc two is a DVD video sampler containing highlights from Weckl ‘s three instructional videos available from Carl Vavein which the drummer provides insights into how to play effortlessly and organically or “In the Zone”tge to develop technique, how to practice, and how to develop an original sound.

Weckl writes in his liner notes that to him The Zone is a state “in which everything appears to be working on its own, with no effort involved.

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Top 50 Albums of JazzTimes Next Article reviews Ella Fitzgerald: The same sort of powerfully electric, intensely rhythmic horn-section vibe pervades the disc, with Weckl experimenting with meters and bringing in outside percussion on occasion.


Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Zzone Article reviews Gerry Mulligan: Most segments are only two to three minutes long. The funk-drenched “Wet Skin” is Weckl ‘s retro-soul-minded tribute to James Brownwith Brandon Fields ‘ sax doubling ensembling with Jay Oliver ‘s sly organ harmonies and Buzz Feiton’s crisp and punch-rock thf licks.

The video concludes with a replay of the same solo used at the ozne, shot artfully from behind, complete with smoke effects. A too-good-to-be-true package for aspiring jazz drummers everywhere, this incredible product features one disc of the best selections of the legendary fusion drummer’s last three Stretch Records releases, and a special DVD with highlights from his wevkl instructional videos put out by Carl Fischer. Not a Hollywood Square Jazz in Focus: Steve Weingart ‘s feisty Fender Rhodes improvisations also give off an old soul fusion effect.

Sexy Trippy All Moods. The highlight of the DVD occurs during this segment, some partial performance footage of Weckl on a Yamaha Hipgig kit in an acoustic jazz quartet setting with saxophonist Ernie Watts. Weckl apparently wishes to narrow these personal decisions down a bit, since this segment alone contains more product placement than some full-length Hollywood motion pictures. Introspection Late Night Partying.


Technique is the focus of part one, as guest expert Freddy Gruber who has also influenced Steve Smith, Neil Peart and Adam Nussbaum, among others appears in a cameo illustrating the proper stroke.

Part two concerns how and what to practice to achieve natural movement, a flowing motion by which the body dictates pulse. Release Date October 9, Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Steve Tavalione is also featured in sax on a dsve cuts, as is guitarist Frank Gambale — all the best Los Angeles fusion freaks.

Dave Weckl: The Zone

Social Media Music Jeff Goldblum: Streams Videos All Posts. Live at Montreux Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. The ten tracks arguably feature some of modern jazz fusion’s most adventurous jams and give hope that the genre wrckl not either traditional or smooth jazz can still thrive.

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