A leading provider of high-quality educational music products, Alfred Music Publishing announces the addition of two new-to-DVD educational videos by phenomenal drummers, Anton Fig and Paul Wertico, into the Alfred's Artist DVD Series. Anton Fig's In The Groove
DVD provides unique insights into the world of making music and surviving as a professional musician. Anton Fig is one of the world's most visible and versatile drummers. He has held down the drum chair on the Late Show with David Letterman for the last 23 years and played with everyone from Miles Davis to Steve Winwood and James Brown. He has also performed and recorded with an incredible roster of artists including Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, and Mick Jagger. In this DVD, Anton talks about time, communicating through music, the nuances of different styles, constructing a beat for a song, and what it takes to play on the Late Show
. Long-time drummer for the Pat Metheny Group, Paul Wertico is widely acknowledged as one of the premier players in jazz drumming. Paul Wertico's Drum Philosophy
DVD delves into Paul's unique approach to the drumset, which is as much mental as it is physical. His analysis of the performances included in the DVD will give you great insight into the philosophy he employs when he sits down at the drumset, covering topics such as stick technique, approach to soloing, ghost notes, practicing, listening, and interacting with other musicians. Also featured are in-studio ensemble performances of original songs, followed by in-depth discussion and analysis. Anton Fig's In The Groove
and Paul Wertico's Drum Philosophy
DVDs are now available for $19.95 each.