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    paul reacted to Tornado's post in the thread Thanks to the Fred Below thread… with Like Like.
    La Grange is a Texas Shuffle, a variant of blues shuffle. Texas shuffles are typically a tighter swing, more dotted 1/16th than...
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    paul replied to the thread Nothin' like a great shuffle....
    Leaving aside the question of whether you're the designated "shuffle judge," yes, I did listen to it, and am pretty sure my opinion is...
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    paul reacted to steambent's post in the thread Nothin' like a great shuffle... with Like Like.
    What ever it is he plays it very well but I would not call it a shuffle.
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    paul reacted to drummer's post in the thread Billy Cobham with Like Like.
    Happy 78th Birthday to one of the masters.
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    I have 3 that I like: an 8" Paiste Dimensions, an 8" A Zildjian, and a 10" A I've had for over 40 years. The 8" A was bought used, IIRC...
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    paul replied to the thread Nothin' like a great shuffle....
    IMHO, if it needs to be qualified it's not a great shuffle.
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    I got my first set almost 60 years ago, and the throne had a backrest. Since then, with about a two year exception, I've always had a...
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    paul replied to the thread Latest Gig.
    Geezers rule!
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    paul reacted to pwc1141's post in the thread Latest Gig with Like Like.
    I don't think I have ever posted a video of my aging self playing but as some clips of our gig last night were nicely put together by...
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    I have a couple of older Yamaha snare stands for home and gigging with ball and socket adjustments. After more than 20 years of using...
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    paul replied to the thread The merits of multiple snare drums.
    I've had my go to snare for over 20 years, and it's been number one since I got it. That said, I have a few other drums that I like for...
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    paul replied to the thread Favorite jazz trio albums.
    Pat Metheny Trio Live (Bill Stewart) Metheny - Question and Answer (Roy Haynes) Larry Goldings Trio (Bill Stewart) Joey DeFrancesco...
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    paul replied to the thread Learning and re-learning.
    I think a lot about my age (74), and what it means for drumming. I'm not unaffected by getting older, but I'm still getting calls to...
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    paul replied to the thread Looking for cowbell mounting ideas.
    I like my cowbell near my snare drum, and on my racks I use the upper section of a cymbal boom with an L-rod instead of the normal rod...
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    paul replied to the thread Learning and re-learning.
    As has been noted above, any tool you add to your box is beneficial, whether you realize it now or not. During my 13 months of...
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