- Aug 8, 2019
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- San Pablo, CA
Be music-y, not drum-y.
I have a similar approach to yours but with a twist.Someone told me and this is my personality anyway but know it until it's almost impossible to screw up.
I think about that when I'm playing the same song list over and over and over again getting every detail right with no slip-ups.
I've made replies here saying what would buddy do.Always wanted a shirt that said "What Would Ringo Do?" probably one out there.
Depends on the gig I guess would need shirts saying "What would Bonzo Do?" and "What would the Professor Do?" then would be a matter of know which shirt you needed to wear to the gigI've made replies here saying what would buddy do.
I subbed for a drummer for a few days on a singer/songwriter gig and noticed that people were not really dancing too much at shows when he was behind the kit. I had a different approach to a few of the songs and then when I was playing the gig, I looked up in the audience and saw that the whole front of the room was dancing. I had never thought of myself as a danceable drummer and this was a nice surprise.I was told before my first gig, If nobody is dancing, you’re doing it wrong. It may not apply to all situations, but good enough for me
Mine would read “What would Animal do”Depends on the gig I guess would need shirts saying "What would Bonzo Do?" and "What would the Professor Do?" then would be a matter of know which shirt you needed to wear to the gig
I think it was Steel Guitarist Buddy Emmons or was it Les Paul that said "If you screw up, do it three more times in the song so people will think you did it on purpose"Relax, have fun, and remember, if you screw up, you'll never work in this business again.
"On this band you play time."