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by treeinrock
Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: SIMON PHILLIPS - The thread about Simon
Replies: 349
Views: 131525

Re: SIMON PHILLIPS - The thread about Simon

For my money, I would buy Simon Phillips for most every situation. He has in incredible arsenal of styles and sounds. Hasn't changed the size of his kit in 40 years. I get pretty excited every time I hear him play. Even his small group/acoustic playing is nice. His tuning is always sublime. https://...
by treeinrock
Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: The Peter Erskine Thread
Replies: 34
Views: 14546

Re: The Peter Erskine Thread

There is something about Peter Erskine...

He is a few steps ahead of most.
by treeinrock
Thu Feb 28, 2019 6:17 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: ...The BUDDY RICH Thread
Replies: 38
Views: 11605

Re: ...The BUDDY RICH Thread

Buddy Rich on a mini-me set with Bird, Hawk and Pres. Audio is pre-recorded. Notice no ride cymbal.

by treeinrock
Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Mr. Gadd
Replies: 101
Views: 40856

Re: Mr. Gadd


by treeinrock
Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Bill Stewart live
Replies: 59
Views: 36110

Re: Bill Stewart live



Nice interview !
by treeinrock
Tue Sep 25, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Mr. Gadd
Replies: 101
Views: 40856

Re: Mr. Gadd



Pocket.....Pocket.....Pocket.....Pocket.....
by treeinrock
Sat Jun 09, 2018 4:20 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: DAVE WECKL - The thread about Dave
Replies: 731
Views: 224120

Re: DAVE WECKL - The thread about Dave

Let's talk about Dave's ability to solo around the hits and accents in a piece of music... Anyone got an idea of his methodology for this? I think Dave is the most incredible interpreter of syncopated hits in a non-big band setting. The tune "Why Not" on French Toast's record is a great e...
by treeinrock
Sat Jun 09, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Let's talk ELVIN!!!!
Replies: 29
Views: 11485

Re: Let's talk ELVIN!!!!

Let's not forget Elvin's brush playing. The most sublime poetic brush playing is on Tommy Flanagan Trio (Overseas) 1957. This record is all brushes!


by treeinrock
Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:13 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: DAVE WECKL - The thread about Dave
Replies: 731
Views: 224120

Re: DAVE WECKL - The thread about Dave

I know Dave was really influenced by Copeland, and the drum set-up is similar. Even the bass drum front hole cut was the same in early Weckl pictures of his kit. https://youtu.be/a_ebqs8U7V4 http://www.drummerworld.com/pics/drum/dpa37/Stewart-Copeland.jpg https://assets.mygoldmusic.co.uk/2015/22/sim...
by treeinrock
Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:55 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Steve Smith
Replies: 98
Views: 40713

Re: Steve Smith

A bit of a divergence yes, but when someone covers a Police tune the central scrutinizer might appear which unalarming has.

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