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by Riddim
Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Can we just talk Gretsch drums a bit.
Replies: 50
Views: 15140

Re: Can we just talk Gretsch drums a bit.

Before you spend tons of money on a new kit, I'd look for a used kit. I'd also look for the best edge person in your area. Once you get your drums, find someone with a granite table machined flat to within a few 10,000s of an inch. Do the edge trueness tests, before and after, on that. Your edge guy...
by Riddim
Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Can we just talk Gretsch drums a bit.
Replies: 50
Views: 15140

Re: Can we just talk Gretsch drums a bit.

Before you spend tons of money on a new kit, I'd look for a used kit. I'd also look for the best edge person in your area. Once you get your drums, find someone with a granite table machined flat to within a few 10,000s of an inch. Do the edge trueness tests, before and after, on that. Your edge guy...
by Riddim
Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Billy Cobham book
Replies: 3
Views: 1496

Re: Billy Cobham book

It's a great read.
by Riddim
Tue Mar 13, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Sean Rickman
Replies: 27
Views: 9596

Re: Sean Rickman

Andy Milne puts out elevator music?

How....novel.

Please let us know what you have done to push the envelope.
by Riddim
Sun Dec 10, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: SIMON PHILLIPS - The thread about Simon
Replies: 349
Views: 131475

Re: SIMON PHILLIPS - The thread about Simon

If he doesn't have insurance he should just say so, or at least say why he needs the money (medical reasons, offset tour costs, temporary housing, etc.) $200,000 is a LOT of money. California has been declared a disaster area which frees up funds for relief along with FEMA. What an incredibly callo...
by Riddim
Thu Apr 13, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Playing Covers: How Picky is Too Picky???
Replies: 34
Views: 6296

Re: Playing Covers: How Picky is Too Picky???

I think it depends on the gig. A wedding band - you're probably expected to clone the parts. Bar band - maybe, maybe not. Tribute band - absolutely.
by Riddim
Sat Jan 14, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Ralph Humphey
Replies: 18
Views: 6881

Re: Ralph Humphey

The 1977 Don Ellis footage has Dave Crigger on drum set, not Ralph.
by Riddim
Sat Jan 14, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: RIP Alphonse Mouzon
Replies: 7
Views: 2226

Re: RIP Alphonse Mouzon

by Riddim
Sun Mar 20, 2016 7:52 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Essential Jim Keltner?
Replies: 20
Views: 5484

Re: Essential Jim Keltner?

Check out all of Ry Cooder's albums, but especially Bop Til You Drop.
by Riddim
Fri Aug 07, 2015 8:42 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Dennis Chambers Thread
Replies: 270
Views: 92121

Re: Anyone Have An Update On Dennis Chambers?

Dennis is not off in that Stern clip. He's doing something he's done for years, taking it out. It takes some strong aural chops not to get lost listening to him and holding one's place in the form. Not everyone can do that.

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