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by AllenS
Tue Aug 28, 2012 5:29 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: DAVE WECKL - The thread about Dave
Replies: 778
Views: 286836

Re: WECKL - RECENT ACTIVITY & VIDEOS



Solo with Stern from late July.

All I can say is.... 8-)
by AllenS
Tue Aug 28, 2012 5:01 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: 20 Years today - remembering Jeff Porcaro
Replies: 18
Views: 8870

Re: 20 Years today - remembering Jeff Porcaro

The way that he added little nuances into his grooves, the way he would lay back most of the time in the pocket, and then, when you were least expecting it, hit you with a crazy fill of some sort...the sheer power of his drums when he played them, the way he manipulated time, never losing it, but ne...
by AllenS
Thu Jun 21, 2012 11:21 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Insane, off-the-hook live performances....
Replies: 11
Views: 3852

Re: Insane, off-the-hook live performances....

That performance can hardly be considered "so bonkers it's scary". And please don't link to videos that start off with advertising. I'm trying not to generate any revenue for YouTube until they start sharing a BIG percentage of their income with those who create content. What's the eviden...
by AllenS
Thu Jun 21, 2012 10:22 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Insane, off-the-hook live performances....
Replies: 11
Views: 3852

Insane, off-the-hook live performances....

What are some live performances that are so bonkers, it's scary? :o

Here's an example, IMO:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Pa9x9fZBtY&ob=av2n

Watch the drummer (if you aren't watching Knopfler, of course). That energy and passion is ridiculous!
by AllenS
Thu May 17, 2012 7:22 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Abe Laboriel Jr...
Replies: 5
Views: 2117

Abe Laboriel Jr...

Sometimes, all you need is some nice groovin'....

Abe is one of the best in the biz at that.

by AllenS
Thu May 17, 2012 7:20 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Donna Summer
Replies: 4
Views: 1710

Re: Donna Summer

RIP to a legend.
by AllenS
Sat May 05, 2012 12:34 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Official Virgil Donati thread
Replies: 711
Views: 260684

Re: Official Virgil Donati thread

Not my favorite drummer, but there's no denying his abilities on the kit.
by AllenS
Thu Apr 26, 2012 2:20 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Curt Bisquera Podcast Interview
Replies: 6
Views: 2278

Re: Curt Bisquera Podcast Interview

Pocketplayer wrote:Curt's a cool cat...got to hang with him and Abe Jr...just walked the floor together.
I think Curt and John Ferraro have extended Jeff's discipleship better than most.


Amen to that...
by AllenS
Sat Apr 21, 2012 9:47 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Mr. Gadd
Replies: 120
Views: 84031

Re: Mr. Gadd

Gadd always brings a smile to my face. One of the most influential drummers in history for a reason (or two...or more...)!

Thanks for posting!
by AllenS
Sat Apr 21, 2012 9:42 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Methods & Mechanics II DVD
Replies: 92
Views: 26357

Re: Methods & Mechanics II DVD

My brother and I have really been enjoying this DVD. In fact, my brother has been on something of a Styx kick lately, because of Todd!

He hadn't been familiar with Todd until we got this DVD. I think he is his new favorite drummer!

Thanks, Todd! :)

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