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Mike Clark Funk, Blues & Jazz

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    Introduction (0:35)

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    Funk Influences & Beats Pt. 1 (9:36)

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    Funk Influences & Beats Pt. 2 (10:36)

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    Shuffles (3:35)

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    Swing (5:31)

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    Slow Blues (2:35)

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    Phrasing & Form (14:05)

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    Influences & Styles (5:03)

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    Past Lives (5:38)

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    Loft Funk (9:50)

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    Slow Blues (Performance) (4:05)

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    Blues Shuffle (2:41)

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    Medium Swing (3:08)

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    Bright Swing (1:03)

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    Funk (2:14)

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    More Funk (5:16)

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    Final Remarks & Credits (3:16)

In this in-depth Hal Leonard video series, legendary drummer Mike Clark (Herbie Hancock, Headhunters, Eddie Henderson, Brand X) explains and demonstrates the Blues, Funk and Jazz roots behind his unique and highly influential drumming approach.

Step-by-step, Mr. Clark takes you through the evolution of Funk, Slow Blues, Shuffles and Swing, showing with concise illustrations how he shaped his signature "Oakland Ghost-Note" style, into the pioneering grooves he displayed with Herbie Hancock's world renowned Headhunters group.

There's also Bonus live performances of the Mike Clark Trio Featuring Jerry Z on Organ and Jed Levy on Tenor Saxophone, who together show the range, power and passion that have made Mike Clark into one of the most in-demand, genre-crossing drummers in contemporary music.

If you're a drummer, you have to appreciate and respect Mike Clark. His groove and feel are unbelievable, as well as his musicianship... Checkout "Mike Clark - Funk, Blues & Straight-Ahead Jazz" today.

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    In this in-depth Hal Leonard video series, legendary drummer Mike Clark (Herbie Hancock, Headhunters, Eddie Henderson, Brand X) explains and demonstrates the Blues, Funk and Jazz roots behind his unique and highly influential drumming approach.

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Date published: 2018-02-09
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