- Feb 20, 2019
- Reaction score
- Northern California
One of the architects of the "L.A. Sound"
And now to go completely O.T. -
Here's a titillating bit of gossip about him and Carly Simon. (Remember, she was married for to James Taylor for 10 years plus and Kunkel was a mainstay of both Taylor's touring and studio band that whole time and then some.)
There is a proven dynamic, based on both biological science and sociology, that If one focuses on consistency and taste, and is supportive in playing and attitude, that the drummer always gets the girl.
I’ve had several bass players tell me this, so it must be true.
Anyway, his personal life aside, a classy and incredible player. Doesn’t get enough kudos and I’m glad he’s getting some here.