My cousin and I had been talking about a "Drum-n-Face" project for an eternity.
Poetry and Percussion
Couple of years ago, we managed to make the time, and get together for a few performances.
Cousin Bob on spoken word
Cousin Kip on percussion
Cousin Mary's written words
Cousin Jim on guitar...
Don't know if this is true, but saw this on FB
great article on Keith Moon
I've long believed that part of Moon's magic w The Who is that the foundation for his drum parts...
I'm purging stuff I dont need these days.
I have a bunch of Modern Drummers that go from 2014- back to the 90s.
There are a handful I'm keeping, but the rest I am getting rid of.
Libraries won't take them.
Ive given some away to friends kids who play drums, but other kids arent interested...
Alway loved FREE's Alright Now.
Love Simon's drumming, and Paul's solo.
Always thought the clave was nice background texture, but for years, I swear I'd hear a version w a cowbell instead of a clave.
Anyone else, or am I just having audio hallicinations?
any one replaced the power adaptor for their Roland HPD-15 Handsonic
Mine is way old, and the power cable doesnt work anymore (at least I hope its the cable!)
was looking for replacement cables, but wondered if anyone here has purchased one of the available models, and if so, did it work?
been on a Jim Gordon kick lately
any other suggestions to my Gordon Play list
I could listen to Derek and the Dominos Live at the...
In the 70s, on PBS, there was a show called Soundstage.
I remember seeing Journey w Ansley Dunbar on an episode, and Victor Lewis on a cool Premier kit w a band, but one of the ones that stuck out was the New Brubeck Quarter w Dave and his three sons, Darius, Dan and Chris
They were all pretty...
anyone know what model gretsch drum would allow me to match late 70s Gretsch Drop G in natural maple finish
wondering what the difference is w US Custom , Renown...satin vs natural maple and which one would match most closely w an old 79 SSB kit
this one hurts.
CAN was and is a huge influence
Irmin Schmidt is the last one left from CAN other than Malcom Mooney and Damo Suzuki
Michael Karoli was the youngest but he was the first to pass years ago
Jaki Liebezeit passed this past year...
Ive always loved the drum sound from Bill and Mickey.
Live especially. Saw some shows in the 80s and I was floored by the live drum sound. It was clear and you could hear everything, but not boomy. They seemed to always keep that approach live.
I remember the first live show I saw when I...
anyone do meditation?
what is the secret to observing your breath without controlling your breathing?
I find that as soon as I become aware of my breathing, its no longer autonomous breathing that I observe, I immediately begin controlling the breathing.
instead I try to become...
his book was a life changer for me.
http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/04/24/525443040/-zen-and-the-art-of-motorcycle-maintenance-author-robert-m-pirsig-dies-at-88"Thetruth knocks on the door and you say, "Go away, I'm looking for the truth,"
The post last week w clips of Procol Harum and BJ Wilson, have sent me on a new quest. To find and listen to everything Wilson ever played on.
I had always thought of Procol Harum as a one hit wonder w Whiter Shade of Pale and had the idea in my head, that they were a fru-fru psychedelia flash...
Any Terry Cox fans out there?
His playing on the earliest Pentangle Lps is just perfect.
understated, textured, not a traditional approach....more symphonic almost to my ear
one of my fav players for sure