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by Merrill Conn
Wed Nov 03, 2021 3:09 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Assorted videos / YouTube thread
Replies: 2090
Views: 737620

Re: Assorted videos / YouTube thread

Benny & Jojo demonstrating the art of really listening to each other. Just so tasty,...gets a little silly @ 6:17 but not enough to ruin the performance.
by Merrill Conn
Sun Oct 31, 2021 9:24 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Assorted videos / YouTube thread
Replies: 2090
Views: 737620

Re: Assorted videos / YouTube thread

Rodge wrote:Fun, maybe not that easy to execute !!! :-)

Yeah, Rodge...no kidding!!!
How do they play in 7 yet sing in 8???!!! I tried it by tapping on the desk and singing, and failed every time.
by Merrill Conn
Wed Oct 20, 2021 11:42 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Nate Smith
Replies: 20
Views: 11573

Re: Nate Smith

Some more Nate "insanity". His intensity is off the charts even when playing to a track.
by Merrill Conn
Sun Oct 10, 2021 10:53 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Quarantine Chatty!
Replies: 638
Views: 140113

Re: Quarantine Chatty!

Odd-Arne Oseberg wrote:Morning rig.
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Better take care of that rubber chicken!!

I'll drink to your choice of Evening rig
by Merrill Conn
Wed Oct 06, 2021 10:28 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Assorted videos / YouTube thread
Replies: 2090
Views: 737620

Re: Assorted videos / YouTube thread

I actually have the VHS tape of that (too bad I don't have a VCR anymore so it just collects dust). Ricky Lawson plays his typically great stuff. I really like what he plays on "Let's Pretend". So tasteful.
by Merrill Conn
Wed Oct 06, 2021 10:25 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Quarantine Chatty!
Replies: 638
Views: 140113

Re: Quarantine Chatty!

Odd-Arne Oseberg wrote:Who's the guy with the "afro" kit?

I'm going to plead ignorance here. There are quite a few I didn't recognize. Plus...I've watched the video multiple times, and I have yet to spot Vinnie. Has anybody seen him in the video?
by Merrill Conn
Mon Oct 04, 2021 10:53 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Quarantine Chatty!
Replies: 638
Views: 140113

Re: Quarantine Chatty!

Who's Who of Drumming for a worthy cause


Full personnel here
by Merrill Conn
Sun Sep 26, 2021 3:33 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: VINNIE - The thread about Colaiuta
Replies: 2383
Views: 1079920

Re: VINNIE - The thread about Colaiuta

Here's the remix of "Tune for Tony" that Rodge posted the Garfield documentary about
by Merrill Conn
Fri Sep 17, 2021 1:16 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: VINNIE - The thread about Colaiuta
Replies: 2383
Views: 1079920

Re: VINNIE - The thread about Colaiuta

Just came across this version of Vinnie's solo on "Actual Proof". I like that it was shot from the mezzanine section (I think), and we're getting the room sound of the drums. This is one of the funkier solos I've heard him do of the tune yet still has that "did he really just do that?...
by Merrill Conn
Sun Sep 12, 2021 6:07 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Quarantine Chatty!
Replies: 638
Views: 140113

Re: Quarantine Chatty!

Quick update. The last couple of months have been weird. GF started having anxiety attacks due to work and family issues. But the real “what the actual F” moment came yesterday. As it turns out, yesterday Mylious Johnson was going to take a plane to perform at a drumfest here in Spain and he tested...

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