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And on the tambourine: Dave Grohl!

With the short documentary ‘Play’ brings Foo Fighters-a key player in Dave Grohl is a 23 minute ode to the pleasure of a musical instrument.

Dave Grohl is in the studio, behind an impressive drum kit. Next to him, Dave Grohl on guitar. He’s flanked by bassist Dave Grohl, that eye-to-eye with the pianist … Dave Grohl.

For the …

Dave Grohl is in the studio, behind an impressive drum kit. Next to him, Dave Grohl on guitar. He’s flanked by bassist Dave Grohl, that eye-to-eye with the pianist … Dave Grohl.

For the short documentary ‘Play’, since today to view on YouTube, composed the Foo Fighters frontman and ex-Nirvana drummer a 23 minute long instrumental song in which he himself, all instruments plays. That means: three guitars, bass, drum, piano and a percussiesectie with everything from drums to vibraphone. Grohl played all the seven musical lines continuous in, then they are in the studio to one master were assembled, as if there seven Grohls at the same time in the studio sat.

Challenges as a musician

“It was mainly to see if I could cop’, commented the musician his company to the American talkshowhost Jimmy Kimmel. The many glamourshots of Grohls concentrated or weathered facial expressions do Play indeed a bit of a vanity project seem – it’s almost Grohlporno. “But while I did, I began to think of my own children, who also learn to play music. Them to see themselves, challenge them to gain new skills, is inspiring. That lifelong obsession of yourself to the limit to force, touch you as a musician, never get lost”.

And so hooked Grohl his trolley to Join the band, a Californian music school, which is aimed at young, ambitious musicians. In a short segment for Grohls epic song bears witness to a number of students also about the struggles with their instrument. And the site behind the ‘Play’ refers to music education-organizations all over the world. Also the Belgian Youth & Music is featured in between, to the great surprise of the organization itself.

Role model

But the most inspiring is Grohls performance: he positions himself as a role model for dedicated musicians. The filming lasted three days, because Grohl is per se non-stop takes wanted to play. Since the 49-year-old American is no sheet music to read, that was all from the head – a error was quickly made. And the pianogedeelte was already quite a challenge: there had Grohl no experience with it.

Even more than the raging instrumental that can be heard on YouTube, is the underlying siteeen look worth. Then you can all instrumentlijnen separately. At the drumlijn is that impressive: Grohl continues as ex-Nirvana drummer is a machine. But the geestigst is the percussielijn: there is Grohl, especially, endlessly waiting for him on the marimba must tap.

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