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Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,152
Posted By Roadydad
Re: Jazz

Mikel, your last sentence hit the nail on the head.
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,152
Posted By Roadydad
Re: Jazz

I'll give my newb perspective.

The more we learn, the more rounded people we become. It applies to music and everything else in life.
I purchased the Jazz Cookbook, ( a beginner jazz book )...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,152
Posted By Roadydad
Re: Jazz

Louis Balfour is a kooolll katttt.
Forum: Drums 07-17-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,369
Posted By Roadydad
Re: New Guru!

Rotten bastard............She looks mighty purty.
Don't ya just love birthdays, or any other excuse to get new gear !
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By Roadydad
Re: Thank You, "No Name" Drummers

Not a bad idea..............
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By Roadydad
Re: Thank You, "No Name" Drummers

Hollywood Jim, get the sandpaper out !

Rene
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By Roadydad
Re: Thank You, "No Name" Drummers

I was at a clinic 2 years ago, the guy is a jazz drummer. He was occasionally using brushes during the clinic. I asked him a stupid question,( as I'm wont to do ), whether brushes damage a snare...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,782
Posted By Roadydad
Re: You and your practice regimen, come clean

"That's a great idea that I want to try.
I my case I am worried trying to do this WILL turn my brain into a puddle of puke -)"

It forces me to work on my weak side, and takes me out of my...
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,782
Posted By Roadydad
Re: You and your practice regimen, come clean

I get at least 1 hour a day. I also started later in life, and spend quite a bit of time on rudiments, which I really don't mind doing. I got a double pedal last xmas and an extra ride, which I've...
Forum: Drums 06-08-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By Roadydad
Re: 1992 Pearl MLX in Piano Black

Nice find Frosty. I noticed your China on the right, what size is it ? Reason I ask is I have a 22 inch from the early 90s and have yet to see any others like it.
Forum: General Discussion 06-01-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 801
Posted By Roadydad
Re: I'm Coming to Canada

Hi Mart
If you happen to make it east to Ottawa, there's Dave's drum shop. On the other side of the mountains and closer is Axe music in Calgary and Edmonton. I've dealt with them online, but never...
Forum: Drums 05-30-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 949
Posted By Roadydad
Re: My Lust Has Been Satisfied!

Very nice Mart. You and I have much in common. Once I get something into my head, I usually take the plunge. When it comes to drum gear, it's never enough, there's always that something else I need...
Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By Roadydad
Re: Zildjian Factory Tour...

Ron, did you go home with any new pies ?
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,803
Posted By Roadydad
Re: Forum demographic

" Soon, everyone will know what I'm talking about "

Are you Dr. Evil ?
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,803
Posted By Roadydad
Re: Forum demographic

56 and newly retired.
Williamstown Ontario ( somewhere in between Ottawa and Montreal ).
Been playing regularly 2 1/2 years and taking lessons
Love playing rudiments, rock and jazz beats. Rarely...
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 52,285
Posted By Roadydad
Re: What's your latest purchase?

It's the Phyllis Diller kit ! Rather fetching I must say.

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Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 52,285
Posted By Roadydad
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Granth, that's a classy looking CnC kit. I've seen them At Daves drum shop, and if they sound like they look, wow !

DW Doug, yes, I have a propensity for buying Paistes. My son has Zildjian Ks...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 52,285
Posted By Roadydad
Re: What's your latest purchase?

I decided to get a couple of pies to go with my new 'retirement' kit. I had purchased a second hand Paiste formula 602 ride last Dec, and I liked the sound of it, very different than my GBs.
I went...
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,349
Posted By Roadydad
Re: Can you read sheet music?

I took classical piano in my mid 20's from a British born teacher. She was strict, taught me a lot about reading, theory and today I love her for it.

I prefer when my drum teacher provides me with...
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 52,285
Posted By Roadydad
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Mart61, that looks mighty purty !
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 52,285
Posted By Roadydad
Re: What's your latest purchase?

It's like the smell of a new car !
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 52,285
Posted By Roadydad
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Thanks, I like them a lot. It was a bitch trying to sneak them undetected past the wife though.
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 52,285
Posted By Roadydad
Re: What's your latest purchase?

I picked up my Gretsch USA custom kit on the weekend. I got the heads changed and had the bass drum tuned low to really open it up. It's sounds awesome. ( I snuck in a pic of the Recording custom I...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,724
Posted By Roadydad
Re: Where Do You Fit? - Poll

#3. It's my destiny. Still love it and having fun.
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,101
Posted By Roadydad
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