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  1. Re: When the universe speaks , I listen. Could it just be bad luck?

    WOW NPYYZ.................
    That is a rough fall........glad you are doing better recently.
    Take all the recovery time thankfully and don't sell any gear...........time will heal the body and the...
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    Re: Joe Porcaro Passed Away Yesterday

    Sad news........son Mike passed about 5 years ago as well.
    Son Steve is still around.
    What a fantastic family of great musicians.
    RIP
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    Re: First practice since lockdown

    Not one member of my band has even mentioned practice yet.
    I thought of trying it with masks but have made no suggestion.
    The lead singer sets up right in front of the practice kit and we face each...
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    Re: Coming Up On 76 Years

    Totally agree with Zak.
    I remember going through the 1972 Viet Nam draft lottery; I drew a high number (329) and was classified 1-H.
    My wife tells me I waste money on the PowerBall lottery and I'm...
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    Re: Restored 1976 rare floor tom.

    Nice............and a blue/olive badge dates it too.
    I've played an 18FT many years -- although I love it, it is the most difficult drum (to tune) in my set -- a 20 would be a fun experiment....
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    Re: What makes a good drummer good?

    A few years back, I played in a band with a really good guitarist/singer/songwriter.
    He also knew the fundamentals around the drum set.
    He taught his young son how to play the...
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    Re: What makes a good drummer good?

    Almost NONE of the above.........and my opinion is provided to me by a collection of percussion instructors from my college days, most notably, an older gentleman that was a master at teaching jazz...
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    Re: Small Crashes Anyone?

    I prefer the smaller crash cymbals 14, 15, and 16.
    I have a number of 16 inch crashes that are all a bit different and sound great.
    The K Zildjian thins and medium-thins are outstanding.
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    OT: Post Covid19 ?

    Hello DC Friends............

    Welcome to the fastest economic shock ever recorded; I've been tracking econ-data for 40 years and I've never seen numbers like this........the 1st qtr. GDP growth is...
  10. Thread: Waffling....

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    Re: Waffling....

    It was a hybrid kit:
    The acoustic snare and cymbals were heard thru good microphones.
    The toms and basses were the top-shelf Yammy triggers available at that time.
    We had a monster PA -- the...
  11. Thread: Waffling....

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    Re: Waffling....

    I bought and played a top-of-the-line Ekit at the peak of their popularity............'88 thru '98.
    I just can't go back there.
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    Re: You're too old to play gigs when.....

    For drummers, number one has always been true.

    The standout for me was number five.............funny.
  13. Thread: RIP Lyle Mays

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    Re: RIP Lyle Mays

    Yes -- killer lab band too.
    Last I heard from Steve, he made Full Professor, School of Music @ Indiana University.
  14. Thread: RIP Lyle Mays

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    RIP Lyle Mays

    Lyle Mays, jazz pianist extraordinaire, died yesterday at age 66 after a "long illness".

    My jazz set teacher in college, Steve Houghton, played in the One O'clock jazz band with Lyle Mays in the...
  15. Re: My wife and I just returned from vacation.

    Mike..............I think this is that same door a few years back.
    The building and/or grounds were not marked or identified in any way.

    16682
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    Sticky: Re: Gretsch Drums Discussion

    Hey 5359..................I did that tour a few years back.
    Paul Cooper went out of his way to give us a personal tour that took a little over an hour.
    Old fashioned...
  17. Thread: Newly inspired

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    Re: Newly inspired

    I love hearing my kit through a good PA..............it is inspiring..............good move.
    Sadly, over the last 6 years, the best two clubs around here with the best two PA systems have closed...
  18. Thread: Carl Palmer

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    Re: Carl Palmer

    Due to your comments, I had to go find the Palmer statements and read for myself..........he certainly could have been a bit more respectful of the situation and not made it "about me" so much.
    I...
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    Re: Neil Peart has passed away

    I never heard anything about brain cancer but a news story I saw reflected he has been battling for three and a half years.
    RIP NP.................what an in credible drummer/lyricist/man.
  20. Thread: Frosty

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    Re: Frosty

    Oh wow, we hate to see threads like this one.
    Very sorry to hear your bad news, Rick.
  21. Thread: Ot -- hny

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    Ot -- hny

    Wishing all of our friends here at DC a Happy New Year...........cheers to a healthy and productive 2020 !

    Keep drumming.................
  22. Re: "I'm going to shoot myself out of a f'ing cannon" - Tommy Lee

    Nothing limited in that statement.............
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    Sticky: Re: Gretsch Drums Discussion

    Lovely !
  24. Re: "I'm going to shoot myself out of a f'ing cannon" - Tommy Lee

    I've never been a big fan of Motley Crue.
    Some of you may remember my band was hired as an opening act to Vince Neil two years ago when he was touring with the backing members of SLAUGHTER...
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    OT -- Beach Trip

    The wife and I end an extended beach vacation tomorrow.
    Our greatest enjoyment is sitting on the back deck (almost too) close to the Gulf of Mexico and reading books (mostly biographies).
    Here is...
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