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by BennyAndTheSkins
Wed May 01, 2013 10:57 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Vinnie w/Joss Stone last night
Replies: 7
Views: 3244

Re: Vinnie w/Joss Stone last night

Vinnie looks like Secret Agent Man!
by BennyAndTheSkins
Mon Apr 15, 2013 11:15 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Jaco - Word Of Mouth Revisited
Replies: 1
Views: 1585

Re: Jaco - Word Of Mouth Revisited

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by BennyAndTheSkins
Mon Mar 04, 2013 5:45 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Jaco - Word Of Mouth Revisited
Replies: 1
Views: 1585

Jaco - Word Of Mouth Revisited

MSG (Mark): I was looking at the credits for Jaco Pastorius Big Band ‎– Word Of Mouth Revisited , and noticed a Mark Griffith, I'm assuming that's you? If so, what was it like making those albums? Jaco is one of my favorite musicians, and I thought it was so cool to bring all those bass players in t...
by BennyAndTheSkins
Thu Feb 14, 2013 1:39 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Recommended Music
Replies: 73
Views: 43549

Re: Recommended Music

Also If Phil Mickelson shoots a 73, that's a bad round for him, but a great round for the rest of us. Branford's playing on it may be at a lower level than he's at now, but compositionally, and from a listenability standpoint, it's still a great album. I really like the textures on the album, the mo...
by BennyAndTheSkins
Thu Feb 14, 2013 9:00 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Recommended Music
Replies: 73
Views: 43549

Re: Recommended Music

Branford's take on Black Codes: http://www.marsalismusic.com/news/ctcom-interview-saxophonist-branford-marsalis ". But there was a funny thing that happened not too long ago. I was with a friend of mine who’s a jazz fan, and we were driving around New York. He puts on Black Codes [… (From the U...
by BennyAndTheSkins
Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:25 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Recommended Music
Replies: 73
Views: 43549

Re: Recommended Music

Just downloaded "Black Codes From the Underground"........ great album, very swingin'.

Anyone have a link to the backstory on how Sting found Branford and Kenny for Dream of The Blue Turtles?
by BennyAndTheSkins
Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:23 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Branford interviews
Replies: 35
Views: 14864

Re: Branford interviews

"Vinnie Colaiuta, Manu Katche, and John Bonham"

Branford is the "Anti-Ken Burns"........
by BennyAndTheSkins
Fri Feb 08, 2013 6:22 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Branford interviews
Replies: 35
Views: 14864

Re: Branford interviews

"From a little kid from Louisiana, it's all pretty Fu*** good to me".

Love it....... Branford just doesn't buy into any of the PC stuff..... very refreshing
by BennyAndTheSkins
Sat Jan 26, 2013 12:38 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: My new CD is finally finished
Replies: 34
Views: 9935

Re: My new CD is finally finished!!!

Great album, bought the mp3 off of Amazon....

Great cover of Havona..... don't think I've ever heard anyone try that one.

Best of Luck with it, and let us know if you guys ever come out East.
by BennyAndTheSkins
Wed Nov 28, 2012 7:53 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: VC on the cover of next month MD.
Replies: 112
Views: 28375

Re: VC on the cover of next month MD.

You get older, it doesn't make sense. You have to be more efficient. I feel myself crossing the line and I play maybe 3-4 hours a week? Try this: Rise your right arm so it's playing the ride in a high position. With your other hand, touch your right shoulder. Notice the muscles are a bit tense beca...

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