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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2007 11:13 am 
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yoy Lumpy

interesting that they played some Frank...
I think the 2 CD's I've got are early ones..I've had 'em for ages
can't recall the composer's names..I think mainly Scandanavian...
There was a Japanese piece called 'Drums'
they were on the BIS audiophile label

and thanks fer the link!

EDIT: I checked...I've got the first two albums
the track 'Drums' is by Sandstrom (2nd album)
that's my fave (there's a sample on the site)

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Drum solos, like all other soloing, are fine if not redundant and overly long.

For a good one (not commonly known about), check out 'Boom' on 'Freedom Suite' by the Rascals (1969)

Dino Danelli was an underrated drummer

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I like drum solos, but that's probably because I'm a drummer myself. And a rhythm fetischist. I love to listen for the quintoplets, admire the clever syncopations and repeat the patterns on my legs until they hurt.

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One of my favorite ensemble pieces.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uX8rDg5JDt0

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Lumpy Gravy wrote:
you like drums and percussion?

take a look and listen to these guys:

:arrow: Kroumata

mutronboy wrote:
yo Lumpy,
I've got a bunch of Kroumata Percussion Ensemble...they're great

Lumpy Gravy wrote:
kool. yeah, they are really good. saw them live once, and it was awesome.

they have performed 'the black page', 'don't you ever wash that thing', 'the eric dolphy memorial barbeque' and 'inca roads.' Unfortunately, the performances have not been released on cd.
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yoy Lumpy
interesting that they played some Frank...
I think the 2 CD's I've got are early ones..I've had 'em for ages
can't recall the composer's names..I think mainly Scandanavian...
There was a Japanese piece called 'Drums'
they were on the BIS audiophile label

and thanks fer the link!

EDIT: I checked...I've got the first two albums
the track 'Drums' is by Sandstrom (2nd album)
that's my fave (there's a sample on the site)


yeah; 'drums' is by the swedish composer sven-david sandström.
they played that piece when I saw them, which was back in the early 90s.
great piece of music, I agree.

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Some Márcio Bahia (Hermeto's kitchen department) for drummers out there:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIOxIGh8QOQ

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In a pop or rock context, drum solos are mostly a thing of the past. If anything, it would be nice to hear more acoustic percussion on the radio.

But drummers who only play songs to justify finding a place for a drum solo..........it was lame in the forties and it's lame now.

I've played many in my twenty years as a drummer, and none of 'em were any good.

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Like any solo I take it one at a time, Billy Cobham has a tasty solo on the Crosswind cd.

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BRAVO SIERRA wrote:
Like any solo I take it one at a time, Billy Cobham has a tasty solo on the Crosswind cd.


I love the song Pleasant Pheasant. I was lucky enough to meet him at drum corps practice he came to check us out. What an experience!

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Maybe the supreme XX drummer, Mr Tony Williams:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dL9rvv_QFTs
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zv4BCuJy-do

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Tough to beat a good drum...solo.....heh, heh

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Like with anything, it all depends on how it's done. Some drum solos can kind of become kind of monotonous and others freaking brilliant. But, in between drum solos and break beats, I've always felt you can't go wrong with a break beat.


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When I first started going to rock n roll shows (late 70s) there was always a drum solo and a guitar solo...sometimes even a bass solo. God it got boring. Not many drummers seem to do much different with them. It got to the point where they relied on stage antics or fireballs or in the case of Tommy Lee, a drum kit that elevated above the audience and then rotated 180 degrees so he could play Frankenstein upside down. Amusing I guess but it seemed more like an opportunity for the rest of the band to go back stage and snort coke.
Unless the drummer has something new to say I just cant stand em. Same goes with guitar wankers (and I am one). Solos within a song are fine but to get up there in front of an audience and shoot your load is a waste of my money. Id rather hear another song or 2....of coarse there are always exceptions.
Unless you're wearing a Kentucky Fried Chicken bucket on your head, swinging nun chucks in your right hand while your left is playing the theme from Halloween, to me its all been done before. Save it for the clinic when there is an audience of drummers.

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Talking of drum breaks have any of you heard Blakey's from his recording with the Jazz Messengers on the tune Ecorah at 4.01mins from 1956? Utterly amazing, only lasts about 5 seconds but that coupled with his drumming on the rest of the tune is just perect and totally inspiring. Mind you then there is the opening of the next track Cranky Spanky which is mind blowing too. He could do rolls like no one else. Artie's rolls on That Low Yo Yo Stuff from Clear Spot remind me of the Blakester
For a drum solo how's about Hank's Symphony from the same album? (The album is simply entitled Art Blakey, The Jazz Messenger on Columbia.)

'It don't mean a thing if it aint go that swing...'

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Do you know what I think about drum solos? They're too noisy 'n you got no corners to hide in!

Seriously, there are drum solos that I love, like Eric Dolphy Memorial Barbecue of The Black Page, and some others that I can't stand, like Don't You Ever Wash That Thing? or The Nancy And Mary Music.
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If Motley Crue were playing arenas in SoCal, I would go just to see this.

http://youtu.be/iykDkwvYzyw

Only outdoor shows in LA.
I saw MC on the Dr. Feelgood tour. Tommy had a drum kit made out of speakers and horns that dropped from the ceiling.


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Cheepnis - Percussion. I've listened to it probably 20 or 30 times since I got RBP. Awesome.


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Apart from ALL FZ drummers (I like them all...) these are my fav drummers.
No need for me to be more technical skilled as possible, and I know there are many better than them...
In other words: I don't play drums, but if... i would like to play like them.

(in no order)
Stewart Copeland - The Police
Grant Hart - Husker Du
Peter Erskine
Dale Crover - Melvins
Bill Bruford - King Crimson
Jaki Liebezeit - Can
Narada Michael Walden
Russell Simins - Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

+ others that I don't remember right now...

Anyway I like drum solos if they are not too long and if they are powerful and creative


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I got into Don't You Ever Wash... drum solo, now I have to get into Nancy & Mary Music.


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Bill Bruford Solo - ABWH tour

http://youtu.be/Blgxbhpy56Q

Go with Bill!


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This was right up there:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1JapuD0ikk


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the masterhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9esWG6A6g-k

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Drum solo. Time to hit the head. :twisted:

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Drum solo. Time to hit the head. :twisted:

Yup. You don't wanna miss the next high squeeling guitar solo. :mrgreen:


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