Does anyone own or have experience with Clayton Cameron’s “Brushworks” book and/or DVD? Comments? I’m really interested in purchasing. Brushworks: the new language for playing brushes. Front Cover ยท Clayton Cameron. Carl Fischer, L.L.C., – Snare drum – pages. Clayton Cameron’s Brushworks DVD – posted in General: For those who are interested in brush playing and instructional DVDs I posted a.

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If you are going to buy something, get a DVD. Clayton quickly found that the cameeon jazz club settings and trio groups called for mostly low volume playing, and as a result, Clayton developed a distinct and potent style of brush playing.

Mar 15, 7. It opens with a solo that continues to knock me out. I’m really interested in purchasing it. D Happy Freakin’ Birthday!

Clayton Cameron “Brushworks”

Also, just play along to some recordings. Hip hop, techno and singer-songwriter stuff are three great genres to practice brushes too.

Aside from being the definitive reference book on the art of brushes, Brushworks will for the first time allow novice brush players insight into the mechanics of the art form.

I think a better idea would be to maybe take a couple lessons, and go with it on your own from there. The brushes are a lot easier to learn off the bat if you can see them. Originally Posted by cathalbrophy. No, create an account now. I see you didn’t include any Evans heads in the article and thought I would get your thoughts on the Evans J1 etched for the snare.


Brushworks: the new language for playing brushes – Clayton Cameron – Google Books

Clayton has also released the book Brushworks, a comprehensive text on the fameron. For those who are interested in brush playing and instructional DVDs I posted a Brushworks review that may be of interest.

There are no rules! Clayton has a lot of tricks, but to me, he doesn’t groove like Kenny Washington.

Kenny deserves a lot of credit for keeping classic brush playing alive–The way guys like Big Sid and Jo Jones did it. Do you already have an account? InClayton completed and released his instructional video entitled “The Living Art of Brushes”. Los Angeles, California native Clayton Xameron began showing an interest in drumming at the young age of seven.

Unfortunately it makes me just want to give up.

Share This Page Tweet. All times are GMT After graduating from college, Clayton settled in Las Vegas where he played regularly with a small Jazz trio known as The Kirk Stuart Trio and continued to develop his skills as a brush player.

You must log in or sign up camern reply here. D My Hero My kit!!! Clayton cites Sammy Davis’ tap dancing as an influence on his brush playing.


Clayton also played drums for Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra during this time. Today, Clayton is widely known as a brush master. Results 1 to 7 of 7. Mar 15, 5.

Mar 16, Mar 15, clajton. Yes, my password is: The etching on it seems to hold up pretty well versus the coating on any of the Remo heads. View Profile View Forum Posts. Mar 15, 2. Those that do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing. Originally Posted by MilesAway. It’s nice to see that he’s still got it all going – and then some – in the NAMM clip. Discussion in ‘ General ‘ started by mtarraniMar 15, According to Clayton, his parents were always supportive of his pursuits and they bought him a drum kit and had him taking lessons by the time he was twelve.


Mar 15, 8. Check it out, and comment. Put this in your signature if you actually buy music. This was the first drum instructional video dedicated to brush playing. I’ve been meaning to get this – but it gets put on the back-burner. I live in a semi-detatched house camerpn loud stick practice is limited to half an hour a day, so I’ve been playing brushes a lot, as I’m recently getting into jazz.

Clayton Cameron “Brushworks” Hey, I’ve recently started getting into brush playing. Your name or email address: Clayton continues to tour and record, and work on his many drumming education projects.