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by willyz
Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:55 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Oak Customs
Replies: 8
Views: 3354

Re: Oak Customs

I never got the chance to experiment with different heads on them, but I would also try going with a plain clear ambassador on the bass drum. I'd suggest a coated ambassador on the kick... I use one on my Starclassic Birch 22x18 and I've never been happier with my kick sound... tuned wiiiide open w...
by willyz
Sun Oct 17, 2010 4:22 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: OT: What to do in Washington, DC?
Replies: 5
Views: 3232

Re: OT: What to do in Washington, DC?

Well it looks like I'm going to see Kenny Garrett while I'm there!
by willyz
Sun Oct 17, 2010 4:05 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: OT: What to do in Washington, DC?
Replies: 5
Views: 3232

OT: What to do in Washington, DC?

.... well, besides the obvious stuff! :mrgreen: I'm heading into DC at the end of the month to attend this rally that Jon Stewart and Colbert are putting on. I'm staying near the airport but have a rental car so I've no problem driving around for some stuff. I plan on hitting up all the national stu...
by willyz
Sat Oct 16, 2010 6:21 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: To rimshot or not to rimshot?
Replies: 27
Views: 14973

Re: To rimshot or not to rimshot?

...I should also mention that since I am playing rock, R&B, and basically dance stuff...I usually play with the butt-end in my left hand and rimshot the back beat. Gives added strength and ballsy pop that is really noticeable if someone else sits-in for a few tunes and plays without the rimshot...
by willyz
Wed Oct 13, 2010 8:15 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Husband, Bruce and Trower!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 1996

Husband, Bruce and Trower!!!

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CX4I0faveKA&feature=related[/youtube]

Gary really rocks it here! My trio is going to be playing this tune... Gary plays a great homage to Ginger Baker.

EDIT: der... why won't it post the video?
by willyz
Wed Oct 13, 2010 7:57 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: The infamous Polnareff tour dvd solo by Virgil
Replies: 9
Views: 4300

Re: The infamous Polnareff tour dvd solo by Virgil

You know, I've always wondered why Virgil doesn't play two kicks... I mean, sure, he's allowed to prefer the feel of the double pedal, but still, you'd think that with his technique he'd really be able to utilize the two kick drums more than others. Maybe when he lands the Dream Theater gig? haha
by willyz
Wed Oct 13, 2010 7:53 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Toss Panos with Scofield?
Replies: 20
Views: 7613

Re: Toss Panos with Scofield?

Goodness.... I hope there's some sort of record coming out with this lineup! I bet it'll be sick!
by willyz
Wed Oct 13, 2010 7:52 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Recent Weckl solo
Replies: 6
Views: 4664

Re: Recent Weckl solo

Saw this one a few days ago... nothing but impressive...
by willyz
Wed Oct 13, 2010 7:51 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Zach Danziger Master Thread
Replies: 276
Views: 126933

Re: Zach Danziger Master Thread

Nicely done!


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