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by David Francis
Mon Nov 21, 2016 11:36 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: VINNIE - The thread about Colaiuta
Replies: 1944
Views: 676113

Re: VINNIE - The thread about Colaiuta

Its a loooooong time since I last posted in here. I know many of you have seen this already (I originally found it here) but this clip is relevant to this thread:
by David Francis
Sat Dec 07, 2013 1:52 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: speed test
Replies: 34
Views: 9657

Re: speed test

Yes I'm in the UK. Brian Stone has been writing material for the grades for years - I played some of his pieces when I was at school! I've been taking students through the grade material for about 14 years. The Guildhall and Trinity Guildhall books are just about the only place I've ever seen the dr...
by David Francis
Fri Dec 06, 2013 12:02 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: speed test
Replies: 34
Views: 9657

Re: speed test

It's got to be a mistake. Of course there is a rudiment called the drag paradiddle but in my opinion what they have printed there ain't no stinkin' drag paradiddle! The Trinity and Guildhall books are the only place I can ever recall seeing it printed that way. If they can point out a snare drum pie...
by David Francis
Sat Nov 09, 2013 3:24 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Gary Chaffee is unretiring
Replies: 12
Views: 5281

Re: Gary Chaffee is unretiring

Looking forward to hearing more details when you get a chance...
by David Francis
Fri Aug 30, 2013 12:40 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Gary Chaffee is unretiring
Replies: 12
Views: 5281

Re: Gary Chaffee is unretiring

I guess I'm not alone in this but I'd love to hear some details of this experience once you've done the lessons :)
by David Francis
Fri May 31, 2013 1:04 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: I'd Hit That podcast interview series
Replies: 61
Views: 36860

Re: Jojo Mayer podcast interview

I'm saving the Jojo interview for the drive to tonight's gig but I just listened to half of the Jonathan Mover interview. It's worth a listen, eecially for the "Levon Helm" story.
by David Francis
Tue May 14, 2013 3:10 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Josh Freese interview with a couple of Vinnie stories
Replies: 6
Views: 3065

Josh Freese interview with a couple of Vinnie stories

I've been listening to this over the past few days:


http://idhitthatpodcast.podomatic.com/e ... 1_28-07_00

Josh talks about Vinnie a bit at about 2:23 in...
by David Francis
Fri Apr 12, 2013 12:50 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Poll: What do you call this?
Replies: 21
Views: 4985

Re: Poll: What do you call this?

Cross stick or rim click. Stick shot or rim shot mean something else to my mind.
by David Francis
Sun Apr 07, 2013 2:03 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Kids choosing video games or instruments...
Replies: 20
Views: 5412

Re: Kids choosing video games or instruments...

I think many of us on HOD got seriously into drums/music before household internet use became the norm. Personally I'm very nostalgic for the days when my source of inspiration was MD once a month and all I had was a handful if videos - Zildjian Day New York etc which I watched hundreds of times. I ...

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