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  1. Re: Premier Resonator- wood or metal hoops?

    I'm in total agreement with Brian. Most of the drum sound is going to come from how they are tuned as opposed to what they are made of or with.

    I wouldn't worry about something that is...
  2. Thread: Bs

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    Re: Bs

    I have checked it everytime that I've signed in, in fact I just had to sign in AGAIN!!
  3. Thread: Bs

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    Bs

    I have to sign in everytime I come to DC. I'm tired of doing it EVERY DAMN DAY!!!!!!!!!
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    Re: What music are you listening to?

    https://youtu.be/kmZoQFYYx8U
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    Re: what do you pratice on the drums?

    Back in my gigging days, I would practice to have the ability to watch what I was doing on the drums AND check for blondes coming through the door.
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    Re: arthritis and carpal tunnel

    Is it possible that you are holding the sticks to tight? Racing BMX gives 1 the tendency to hold the handlebars tight, might that carry over to the holding the drum sticks?
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    Re: You're too old to play gigs when.....

    What did you say????
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    Age of Brylcreem

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    12/14/1962, my 16th birthday.

    This was taken about 3 months after I was removed (thrown out) of High School.

    I cut so many classes that most of the teacher's I should have had...
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    Re: What music are you listening to?

    https://youtu.be/7cQISEZ5LaI?list=TLPQMTMwNjIwMjBhTsccvslXKQ


    1 of the best songs from about 40 years ago.
  10. Thread: 6 Years

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    Re: 6 Years

    Thanks slinky. When I get up I think, so far, so good.
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    Re: Long Ago!!!

    Thanks Tom!!!

    Did you notice my popsicle stick?

    Actually I didn't practice 1/10th as much as some people think I did.
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    Long Ago!!!

    https://youtu.be/OC8DR0TQS0o

    This was done about 6 weeks after I moved to North Carolina. The drums are still in the corner and they obviously hadn't been re-wrapped.

    It was on my old laptop...
  13. Thread: 6 Years

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    6 Years

    It's was 6 years on the 9th since my triple bypass operation. The 6 years sure went by quick.

    I guess the doctor knew what he was doing.

    Must be time for scotch.
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    Re: arthritis and carpal tunnel

    So many things come to mind.
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    Re: What cymbal polish do you recommend?

    A guitar player told me that it works great on anything under 4". They would know!!!
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    Re: 76 Years

    No, but I would have liked to have been.
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    76 Years

    Every year there are less and less of these men.
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    Re: New Breed By Gary Chester

    I wouldn't waste 2 seconds of my time on something like that.
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    Coming Up On 76 Years

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    Usually I (along with others) make these special days known. 51 years ago today, I lost my best friend on the flip. He was 5' from me and was due to go home in 8 days.

    I figured I would...
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    Re: Chico Hamilton

    https://youtu.be/cDQ6Q_RoCSU


    So many players from back in the day tried hard to be "cool jazz musicians" but Chico had it in spades.
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    Re: Crystal Beats ???????

    Thanks OED. Did you like my flying stick trick. The only thing that went wrong was that I didn't catch it.
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    Re: Danny Seraphine

    Danny was 1 of the few that Buddy liked.
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    Re: Mel Lewis

    I would talk to Mel when he came to Buddy's club.

    If memory serves, they only played on Mondays at the Vanguard.
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    Re: Crystal Beats ???????

    The sound of the BD comes from watching Gatzen and Goode and then doing the complete opposite of what they did.
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    Re: Worlds fastest drummer

    I do wonder if a "world of possibilities" might include a Playboy, an outhouse, and a possible membership in the Vienna Boys Choir.
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