Polynesian Nightmare - Deconstructed

In today's post, in what is unintentionally turning out to be a lunchtime video lesson series, I'd like to share a clip from an instructional video that changed my life, Jens Hannemann's Complicated Drumming Technique.  If you own a set of rototoms, a mounted gong drum(s) or more than one Steve Vai album, then you'll find this video to be chocked full of useful tips that you can then share with your customers at Guitar Center.

Enough of me talking...  it's time for Jens to breakdown the rhythmic masterpiece that is "Polynesian Nightmare".  And don't forget:

"It's a little more of a groove than it is a rock beat."

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  • well he has a lot of drums !! Hmmmm

    Ed Genovese on
  • HILARIOUS! Fred is a comic genius. Yeah, I’d like to see a tab of this as well! HA!

    Jeff Faustman on
  • I am so over Neil Peart now.

    Jodeo on
  • Best drum instructional video EVER!

    Ray Palagy on
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  • !!! This guy is brilliant- one of the funniest men on earth. I just about wet myself!

    Mat on
  • Hilarious.

    Rodd on
  • I love Fred…he is totally making fun with this. I am sure he loves music, is behind this facad honoring serious musicians and would love to be able to WAIL!!!!

    Ed on
  • A drum tab of this would be much appreciated.

    FunkySkilla on
  • This is a horrible and useless demonstration. This guy fails as a teacher, as a clinician, and as a drummer. Zero starts all around.

    Craig on

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