- Jan 21, 2006
- Reaction score
Harold Jones is one of my favorite drummers, partially because I got to set up his drums and stand 3 feet behind him in about 1972 maybe? His left hand on the snare would make your eyes tear and he had this way of snapping his head to the left when he hit a snare shot that looked incredible. Check out this cut with Basie that shows his perfect time and swing and tremendous traditional-grip power that would make Stewart Copeland give it all up. (Not really) Also, no matter how loud he plays, the time never sags and never rushes when he plays fast fills. He plays perfect. Nothing else to say.