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by willyz
Mon Nov 22, 2010 1:26 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Advice Needed: How to Get Playing in Austin, Texas
Replies: 16
Views: 5753

Re: Advice Needed: How to Get Playing in Austin, Texas

YamahaPlayer wrote:There is, dang forgot his name, nice guy who posts on here a lot moved to Austin a bit ago. He'll chime in I'm sure.


I think that would be me? :D
by willyz
Mon Nov 22, 2010 1:15 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Advice Needed: How to Get Playing in Austin, Texas
Replies: 16
Views: 5753

Re: Advice Needed: How to Get Playing in Austin, Texas

Okay, well, first off, here's my post from the old forum when someone asked about Austin: *Ahem. Ah, Austin, TX. Well, without diving too much in to how I got here and making it about me... I've been here a little over two years. I was playing with people within a few weeks of being out here (thank ...
by willyz
Fri Nov 19, 2010 6:00 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: S-Hoops
Replies: 12
Views: 6288

Re: S-Hoops

I'm pretty sure Gavin uses them...

Curious, would you say that the hoops "opened up" the drum a bit more?
by willyz
Tue Nov 16, 2010 11:06 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Tony Williams Discography
Replies: 60
Views: 14381

Re: Tony Williams Discography

I think in the grand scheme of things, as a society, having "free" access to (as an example) Shakespeare's work may be a little more crucial than Tony William's discography...

That is unless your view of society are nerdy drum-forums.
by willyz
Thu Nov 11, 2010 10:41 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Tony Williams Discography
Replies: 60
Views: 14381

Re: Tony Williams Discography

...wait a tick! Are you guys talking about Napster?!

And is DSOP really Lars?!
by willyz
Wed Nov 03, 2010 7:29 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Search for Portnoy's replacement continues...
Replies: 17
Views: 4944

Re: Search for Portnoy's replacement continues...

Tough shoes to fill, no? I wonder who they've auditioned?
by willyz
Tue Nov 02, 2010 6:23 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Jimmy Chamberlin
Replies: 64
Views: 26266

Re: Jimmy Chamberlin

Jimmy is one of my favorite rock drummers... his solo record is interesting too.
by willyz
Mon Nov 01, 2010 6:40 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Jeff Hamilton
Replies: 10
Views: 3324

Jeff Hamilton

I feel like this cat doesn't get talked about enough. I caught him with his trio at a joint while I was living in Pasadena, and the guy just oozes out with this monster swing... he's a real character and really embodies that "old school" jazz-vibe. I'm listening to his record, Hands On, an...
by willyz
Sun Oct 31, 2010 6:15 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Chris Coleman, "eating" Dave's "Spurs Of The Moment"
Replies: 20
Views: 8668

Re: Chris Coleman, "eating" Dave's "Spurs Of The Moment"

I wanted him to play more notes faster. And louder.

I hope that's just him on "drum-clinic-mode" and not how he plays on a gig...
by willyz
Sun Oct 24, 2010 2:38 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Moving to LA (another one of these posts)
Replies: 28
Views: 9042

Re: Moving to LA (another one of these posts)

My advice (after doing it myself...):

Stick to your guns and observe... and save your pennies (you're going to need every last one of them!)!

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