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by Pocketplayer
Sun Apr 05, 2020 2:52 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: OFFICIAL JEFF PORCARO THREAD
Replies: 125
Views: 48025

Re: OFFICIAL JEFF PORCARO THREAD

New to me...Jeff is a mature 34yo here...

by Pocketplayer
Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Assorted videos / YouTube thread
Replies: 1699
Views: 428036

Re: Assorted videos / YouTube thread

RIP Bill...accompanied by Gadd's simple but perfect groove

by Pocketplayer
Fri Apr 03, 2020 2:14 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Manu Katché
Replies: 30
Views: 10581

Re: Manu Katché

"I agree 100% But let me ask you a question. You're a smart guy (and I'm NOT being argumentative or snarky here!) How do you "define" touch? Seriously. We all use that term a lot, it's a sort of buzz word. The same with "phrasing." (I was talking to a young musician recently...
by Pocketplayer
Fri Apr 03, 2020 2:06 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Thomas Pridgen
Replies: 82
Views: 31930

Re: Thomas Pridgen

That fill he does between snare and small tom...did it a few times on the Zildjian gig...
unique phrasing...never heard a player do that...love it
by Pocketplayer
Fri Apr 03, 2020 2:02 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: The CoronaVIRUS - touring, music activity...and much more
Replies: 28
Views: 1622

Re: The CoronaVIRUS - touring, music activity...and much more

I agree with you guys...the ONE cat that comes to mind that fits this (paraphrased); " I remember asking one of my (well known) drum teachers about this, and he replied, "You're right, most of us would. But most of the times you hear "that Tony"..." is VINNIE! Vinnie gets aw...
by Pocketplayer
Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: The CoronaVIRUS - touring, music activity...and much more
Replies: 28
Views: 1622

Re: The CoronaVIRUS - touring, music activity...and much more

Williams' phrased like a rock drummer with that huge "jazz" set up drum kit. Listening, I can argue what he plays does not go well this this style... yet, he is Tony Williams, so... you know how many drummers auditioned or got fired for even trying to phrase like this over the years? many ...
by Pocketplayer
Sat Mar 28, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Quarantine Chatty!
Replies: 22
Views: 950

Re: THERE SHOuLD PROBABLY BE A QUARANTINE WEEKEND-WEEKEND CHATTY!!!!111

The drum sound on that Jim Gordon stiff is amazing... what happened to the 70s w t dead drums? this kills... Zildjian Live w Omar... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rVpHt9G2GQ Will (not that's a different snare sound) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ai62HYezIHU Thomas--shirt on... https://www.youtu...
by Pocketplayer
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Assorted videos / YouTube thread
Replies: 1699
Views: 428036

Re: Assorted videos / YouTube thread

This along with Standing in the Shadows of Motown and the Muscle Shoals Doc
are required viewing! These three groups of musicians MADE popular music!
Then take the next generation...the TOTO boys and the rest moving in in the
70s...

by Pocketplayer
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: ...The BUDDY RICH Thread
Replies: 41
Views: 15886

Re: ...The BUDDY RICH Thread

Buddy locking into a nice pocket here...

by Pocketplayer
Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Quarantine Chatty!
Replies: 22
Views: 950

Re: THERE SHOuLD PROBABLY BE A QUARANTINE WEEKEND-WEEKEND CHATTY!!!!111

Feel locked up in a hamster's cage without my wheel...lots of this guy as of late! I think he's in Michigan today... I hereby declare Rod Serling a GENIUS! Been watching Twilight Zones... this cat was on another level of brilliant. His view of human nature is the most honest ever...cat was so deep. ...

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