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by JayD
Thu Apr 28, 2011 1:28 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Dream Theater
Replies: 332
Views: 84633

Re: Dream Theater

I could swear that I heard Mike asked to be back in the band when Avenged said they didn't want him anymore- and the DT guys said no.... ?
by JayD
Tue Apr 19, 2011 2:39 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Thomas Pridgen
Replies: 82
Views: 40434

Re: Thomas Pridgen

Maybe Pridgen is the new Ginger Baker then???
by JayD
Wed Apr 13, 2011 1:46 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Looking For a Mentor
Replies: 40
Views: 8368

Re: Looking For a Mentor

I'll chime in on the mentor thing for a sec: I was working in a drum store in Vancouver, Canada when one of my fave drummers- Charlie "Chalo" Quintana walked in. I loved his playing on Izzy Stradlin's record with the Juju Hounds and recognized him from a Paiste ad in MD. I asked him if I c...
by JayD
Sun Apr 03, 2011 3:38 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Dave Elitch
Replies: 50
Views: 28259

Re: Dave Elitch

Dave is a maniac of a player and a heck of a nice guy actually.
by JayD
Sat Feb 12, 2011 2:13 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Porcaro tuning thread?
Replies: 11
Views: 10143

Re: Porcaro tuning thread?

That's incredible. Thank you sooooo much for sharing this!
by JayD
Thu Dec 23, 2010 10:22 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: DW Tom head advice needed
Replies: 15
Views: 7620

Re: DW Tom head advice needed

I've had a lot of positive results with the Evans GPlus coated- kind of the same idea as and Ambassador X, I just haven't messed with the latter yet. Recently suggested the GPlus' to another DW drummer and he was super happy. Any DW's that I own like single ply heads better than double!
by JayD
Mon Dec 20, 2010 1:35 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Ask A Drum Tech!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 5432

Re: Ask A Drum Tech!!!

Excellent blog, Jay! I might even have some questions for you. I was just thinking in the shower, if I was better at Math I 'd like to mathematically figure out what is the proper height of a beater that weighs oh, say 4 oz. BTW, I love math but am out of practice really. I'm sure there would be a ...
by JayD
Sat Dec 18, 2010 6:36 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: D'Addario aquires Pro Mark
Replies: 23
Views: 7751

Re: D'Addario aquires Pro Mark

Anyone hear anything about Vic Firth getting picked up by Zildjian?
by JayD
Sat Dec 18, 2010 3:54 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Ask A Drum Tech!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 5432

Ask A Drum Tech!!!

Hey everyone- After one of my savvy friends found out that I field around 2 or more emails every week with questions about drums and drum gear, teaching drums and drumming in general- they suggested that I start a blog where I can post the answers for everyone to check out- so I did! http://askjayde...
by JayD
Sat Oct 30, 2010 1:15 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Jeff Watts masterclass Monday night in NYC
Replies: 20
Views: 11704

Re: Jeff Watts masterclass Monday night in NYC

+1 video!!! Definately one of my fave drummers- his new album is killer btw...

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