|Although he has dodged the limelight and kept below people's radar, Pete Zeldman is a drummer and rhythmic conceptualist who has had the top drummers in the world talking about him for years.
In the 80s he was one of the pioneers of multiple pedal orchestrations on the drums. He created a rhythmic vocabulary that was so new and ground breaking that it earned him cult status among the most advanced musicians.
This was the beginning of Pete's enigmatic reputation that gave people both an understanding and misunderstanding of the musician/artist that is Pete Zeldman.
ëEnigmaí provides an opportunity to meet and better understand the mystery surrounding this man while being entertained, educated and dazzled at the same time.
Pete has always put the subject of RHYTHM above his intense love of the drums and for this reason this video is not just for drummers! It is designed for everyone with an interest in the subject of RHYTHM!
ëEnigmaí is an eclectic mix of solo pieces, ranging from advanced polyrhythmic and cross-rhythmic extremes taking independence to the limit, to groove based and technically astounding solos.
Get inside the mind of this virtuosic player through rare interviews and intimate solo tracks using up to 7 different camera angles that have been edited by Pete himself.
Critical analysis is given as an option during some of the extreme solos (this will point out each rhythmic event as it happens - Pete even talks you through one solo as he plays it!).
You will get a powerful lesson on rhythm that is directed towards all musicians. Pete displays some of his innovative drum techniques and you'll even get a tour of his 9 pedal kit! So many ideas are shared!
If you want to know how far someone can take rhythm; if you want to witness incredible creativity; if you want to see something new and ground breaking that you won't forget; and if you want to learn something different then get this video!
Dive into Pete's vast knowledge and tap into an over abundance of his creativity to jump start your own or just sit on the edge of your seat and be entertained!!!