Appreciating finesse requires an educated ear. The opposite of which is why hammering and bashing drums became so popular.Isn't it interesting how often audiences have no reaction to musical parts of drum solos, and then they heap praise on the noisiest parts.
That’s possible, but isn’t it also possible that people are clapping at the loudest/noisiest parts because that’s the dynamic high point/climax of the solo usually? I personally think it would be a little weird if they clapped anywhere else. And really the whole thing is masterful, if it was really necessary to clap at everything musical and masterful then the audience should never shut up lest they be branded tasteless heathens.Appreciating finesse requires an educated ear. Which is why hammering and bashing drums became so popular.
That is from Morris Knolls high school in New Jersey, 1984, Second set of the evening. In the first set he wore a sweater and the band were sport jackets, the second set jackets Off and he had on a polo shirt with the BR logo