All right Guy's and Gal's, let's hear about Your Favorite's, I know there are a lot of Drummer's and air Drummer's out there, so don't be shy! Some of and I mean Some of My Fav's are: Buddy Rich, John Bonaham, Keith Moon, Roger Taylor, Vinny Paul Evans and Joey Jordinson, So let's see how many We can come up with! ROCK AND ROLL ON FOREVER!
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I am probably a little older than many on the board but I have been going to Rush concerts since 1976 ("Fly By Night Tour") and have seen them 28 times. Loved Neil as a rock drummer. But over the past 10-15 years I have ventured into contemporary jazz. Generally speaking these guys are far better musicians. Take a rock musician and put him in a jazz setting and they are pretty uncomfortable but take a jazz musician and put them in a rock setting and they are very comfortable (because that's probably where they started).
It's all debatable but I would say Antonio Sanchez is the best drummer on the planet at the moment. Look him up and you will see why. Dave Weckl comes to mind as well. I read an interview with Neil Peart a few years back where he fully acknowledged that jazz drummers were on a whole nother level.
If drum solos bore you at least speed up toabout the 4:20 mark. Fricken' incredible.....
Edited by Spyro - 3/27/11 at 3:21pm
Thanks, I have my father's eyes
If you could get In the Virg: Serious Young Insects
its easy to be amazed by his work
Also, Carl Palmer, he kick ass, he and Neil Peart used to be my favorutes
Edited by JamesMcProgger - 3/27/11 at 4:28pm
Steve Smith. He is now part of a fusion band called Vital Information. He's a great drummer!
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My personal faves...
Joe Morello - Drummer for The Dave Brubeck Quartet. Love, love, love Morello's drumming.
Sadly, he justed passed away a week or two ago...