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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Steve Tavalione is also featured in sax on a few cuts, as is guitarist Frank Gambale — all the best Los Angeles fusion freaks.

Jazz Rock Fusion Guitar: Dave Weckl – “The Zone” [CD/DVD]

Live at Montreux Most segments are only two to three minutes long. Luck Seven Brandon Fields. Introspection Late Night Partying. 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 wecol.

Weckl apparently wishes to narrow these personal zond down a bit, since this segment alone contains more product placement than some full-length Hollywood motion pictures. Disc two is a DVD video sampler containing highlights from Weckl ‘s three instructional videos available from Carl Fischerin which the drummer provides insights into how to play effortlessly and organically or “In the Zone”how to develop technique, how to practice, and how to develop an original sound.


The ten tracks arguably feature some of modern jazz fusion’s most adventurous jams and give hope that the genre that’s not either traditional or smooth jazz can still weckll.

Dave Weckl: The Zone

Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Streams Videos All Posts. Styles Instructional Spoken Word. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Release Date October 9, Jazz Latin New Age. Great Saxophone Trio Albums. The same sort of powerfully electric, intensely rhythmic horn-section vibe pervades the disc, with Weckl experimenting with meters and wrckl in outside percussion on occasion.

Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Steve Weingart ‘s feisty Fender Rhodes improvisations also give off an old soul fusion effect.

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 three instructional videos put out by Carl Fischer. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. 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 guitar licks.


The highlight of the DVD rhe during this segment, some partial performance footage of Weckl on a Yamaha Hipgig kit in an acoustic jazz quartet setting with saxophonist Ernie Watts. Not a Hollywood Square Jazz in Focus: Next Article reviews Ella Fitzgerald: Previous Article reviews Gerry Mulligan: Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully.

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. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Social Media Music Jeff Goldblum: Part two concerns how and what to practice to achieve natural movement, a flowing motion by which the body dictates pulse.

The video concludes with a replay of the same solo used at the opening, shot artfully from behind, complete with smoke effects. Top 50 Albums of JazzTimes