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Let’s build an old timers prog supergroup

DrummerJustLikeDad

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Tasty, artsy, jazzy chill, bit of european folk, earthy, but also otherwordly

Fish - lyric and vocal
Kate Bush - lyric, piano and vocal
D Palmer - keyboards, synths
Steve Hackett - nylon and electric guitar
Percy Jones - bass
Carter McLean (you heard me) - drums
 
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Stephen Perkins: drums/perc
Les Claypool: bass
Kirk Hammett: guitar
Hiromi: keys
Brian Eno: things

Les and Hiromi are my prog/jazz ringers here. I think Metallica loosely qualifies. They've had moments, anyway. Hammett could handle it. I would substitute Yvette Young from Covet if Hammett couldn't make the gig.

Perkins may not have the facility of a true prog drummer, but can seemingly make anything he plays interesting.

Eno because, Eno
 

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Justin Hayward - vocals
Neal Schon - Guitars
Rick Derringer- Guitars
Dennis DeYoung -keys/vocals
Ross Valory - Bass
Phil Ehart - Drums
 

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Frank Zappa - Composer/Conductor
Robert Fripp - Electric guitar
David Gilmore - Electric guitar
Steve Howe - Acoustic guitars
Carl Palmer - Percussion
Gavin Harrison - Drums
Billy Sheehan - Bass
Stanley Clark - Upright bass
 

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Frank Zappa - Composer/Conductor
Robert Fripp - Electric guitar
David Gilmore - Electric guitar
Steve Howe - Acoustic guitars
Carl Palmer - Percussion
Gavin Harrison - Drums
Billy Sheehan - Bass
Stanley Clark - Upright bass
Oh yes, I forgot to include;
Tony Levin - Chapman stick
Derek Sheridan - Keys & Synths
 

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Canadian, ay?
Yes but all worthy players. There is a Ben Mink solo album with Deller and Hawkins called Foreign Exchange. It is a very progressive album and Ben Mink is a top shelf player. Alex and Geddy will tell you themselves
 

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Stephen Perkins: drums/perc
Les Claypool: bass
Kirk Hammett: guitar
Hiromi: keys
Brian Eno: things

Les and Hiromi are my prog/jazz ringers here. I think Metallica loosely qualifies. They've had moments, anyway. Hammett could handle it. I would substitute Yvette Young from Covet if Hammett couldn't make the gig.

Perkins may not have the facility of a true prog drummer, but can seemingly make anything he plays interesting.

Eno because, Eno
Yeah, while I love Perkins' playing, I definitely would not put him in the prog category.
 
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Yeah, while I love Perkins' playing, I definitely would not put him in the prog category.
Agreed, agreed. OK, if I was managing this band and could only afford to carry one drummer, I'm probably still going with Perkins. He might not be able to hang with crazy time signature changes, but he can just throw down wild tom and bongo fills and find his way through it. But if I can carry two drummers, maybe I'm going with Vinnie or Chad Wackerman, and Perkins on percussion :D
 

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Agreed, agreed. OK, if I was managing this band and could only afford to carry one drummer, I'm probably still going with Perkins. He might not be able to hang with crazy time signature changes, but he can just throw down wild tom and bongo fills and find his way through it. But if I can carry two drummers, maybe I'm going with Vinnie or Chad Wackerman, and Perkins on percussion :D
But doesn't prog usually have a lot of crazy time signatures? He might not even be able to play it well. :)
 
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Prog is all about keys and guitars, if those ain’t happening, neither is the rest of it…

Steve Walsh (maybe not nowadays, but my goodness could that guy sing, and was no slouch on the B3)
Steve Howe
Tony Banks
Drums and Bass - eh, lots of options
I’ll take your two Steves and raise you three.

Steve Walsh
Steve Howe
Steve Lukather
Steve Harris
Steve Smith
 

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Virgil Donati
Victor Wooten
Plini
Hiromi
Christina Aguilera
 


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