John von Ohlen with Stan Kenton's band at Carnegie Mellon .
The stage band had been playing a lot of his charts and I got to hear how they were meant to be played.
John played Here's to that Rainy Day basically using only mallets.
Got to hear what the 8/8 concept was about too.
Probably a good...
Glen was unique.
He used to cut the bearing edges so sharp you could cut paper on them.
Problem with that is that they used to collapse under drum head tension like the old Remo acousticon shells.
I learned that burl wood was actually a defect in the trees from him.
Knew a lot about wood ,but...
Glad to see you're back at the store.
Micah said you guys were short staffed at one point and the reason you guys were closed the last time I was down there.
See you soon.
PS back in high school ,Colaiuta had a pair drum sticks that were specifically made of unequal weights to balance the...
Picked my first one up for $5 bucks on a lark.
Starving was blowing them out and after trying them out,the qualty was just the same (and in some instances better) than the big boys.
I've had Remo's with warped flesh hoops and Evans with coating stuck to the packing boxes.