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The Century Project
Daniel Glass

Created by award-winning drummer, author and educator Daniel Glass, The Century Project takes you on a thrilling journey through 100 years of music history.

Created by award-winning drummer, author and educator Daniel Glass, The Century Project takes you on a thrilling journey through 100 years of music history, tracing the story of the drum set from its inception at the end of the Civil War (1865) to the dawn of the British Invasion (1965). Throughout the presentation, Daniel introduces and demonstrates a variety of classic styles and techniques including double drumming, ragtime, New Orleans jazz, Chicago jazz, classic swing, bebop, rhythm and blues, and early rock'n'roll.

"A 5-Star masterpiece! With The Century Project Daniel Glass has successfully condensed 100 years of U.S. drumming and drumset evolution into an impactful three-hour documentary. For fans of my DVD History of the U.S. Beat, Daniel’s presentation is the full-length, big-budget version, which covers a wider time period and includes more detail. Daniel’s refined and swinging playing embodies the history of U.S. music, and the excellent band examples bring the story to life. Not only should all drummers own this DVD, all musicians should own this DVD!" - Steve Smith

"The Century Project is a brilliant, fascinating and inspiring film that thoroughly traces the lineage of the American drum set and the evolution of modern drum set playing as an art form. Daniel Glass has done a remarkable job at telling this story in a heartfelt, thought provoking and entertaining manner.The musical performances are fantastic and Daniel’s passion for history is downright infectious. A truly monumental achievement in the documenting of one the greatest art forms in American history!" - Zoro

"The Century Project is a "must see" DVD about drums and their history. Daniel puts a clear perspective on the cultural aspect of drumming and the key elements that make up this incredible instrument! Thank you Daniel!" - Curt Bisquera