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Forum: Drummers 09-20-2008, 01:02 PM
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Hi,
Great to hear from you. I truly appreciate your interest. It’s a great pleasure to know that a young drummer as yourself doesn’t mind listening to an old fart like me! ;o)

Yes, it was a...
Forum: Drummers 09-23-2007, 02:54 PM
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By the way .. perhaps I should mention that I now have a profile on MySpace: www.myspace.com/alexriel

Best wishes,
Alex
Forum: Drummers 09-23-2007, 02:49 PM
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Hi again Jay,

How to create "that comfortable, floating, addicting feel" ?

Hmmm tough question. All I can think of is that it comes down to listening, like I said in the previous post....
Forum: Drummers 07-08-2007, 12:25 PM
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Lol, I gotta admit at first I didn't have a clue what you were talking about! I'm just a simple Dane, remember ;o))

But I guess you are asking how I keep up the energy level throughout a...
Forum: Drummers 07-07-2007, 06:23 PM
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Hey Jay,
It's nice to "meet" you! Thank you very much for the kind words. Feel free to ask anything you'd like. I'll be happy to answer (even though I'm a little slow sometimes if things are too...
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2007, 06:09 PM
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Posted By Alex Riel
Re: Did Buddy ever personally take on any students?

I can't answer your question. But at least I can say that I did actually have a lesson with Buddy once. He was playing in Copenhagen (Denmark) where I lived, and he agreed to have a chat with me. I...
Forum: Drummers 07-07-2007, 05:54 PM
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Hey Gregg,
The new trio cd is brand new and has hardly hit the stores in Denmark yet. Hopefully it won't be long before it's available online somewhere. Maybe this is the place to look for it by...
Forum: Drummers 07-07-2007, 12:09 PM
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Hi there,
Well, to be honest I've been quite busy gigging so I haven't had much time to go to other concerts. Plus when I'm off duty I tend to prefer NO music at all, lol.

I did however have the...
Forum: Drummers 05-30-2007, 05:01 PM
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Big Sid Catlett & Elvin Jones !!
Forum: Drummers 05-30-2007, 03:24 PM
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Here's a bunch of favourites:

John Coltrane "Africa/Brass" (Elvin)
Sonny Rollins "A Night At The Village Vanguard" (early Elvin)
Miles Davis "Milestones" (Philly Joe Jones)
Count Basie "The...
Forum: Drummers 05-30-2007, 02:54 PM
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Hi there!
Let me appologize once again for taking so long to reply to this thread! Thanks for your inputs.

As for your rudiment question, Jason .. well, this is where I have to admit Im a...
Forum: Drummers 11-05-2006, 01:28 PM
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Hey Gregg, OZjazzer and whoever is out there

I truly appologize for being so slow to reply this time. Too much stuff to do lately ... you know how it is!
Anyways, thank you – again – for your...
Forum: Drummers 08-04-2006, 11:18 AM
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Hi Gregg,


I found it for ya. It's from an email you send me some time ago! You asked me some other interesting questions there as well so I thought I'd post them all in case anyone else could be...
Forum: Drummers 07-30-2006, 01:13 PM
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Hi Gregg,


I'm afraid we never recorded anything .. or at least we never released anything.
I might have a little something somewhere though (I'll get back to you if I find it).



Well, we...
Forum: Drummers 07-13-2006, 12:33 PM
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By the way Gregg, you asked what era the tunes were from at the Pat Metheny gig ...

The Metheny originals we played were: "Ultimate Tears" (a solo piece .. though Palle joined him in the end),...
Forum: Drummers 07-13-2006, 12:25 PM
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I need a big smiley here!!!!

Thanks for writing Miss Chick .. and please call me Alex! Or Sir.
Forum: Drummers 07-13-2006, 12:18 PM
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Hey Gregg, yeah it was great!
The tunes we played were all originals by Pat, Palle, Marilyn, Tomas Franck and Lan Doky. All good stuff. I didn't even miss a straight ahead jazz standard in there....
Forum: Drummers 07-09-2006, 06:14 PM
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Hi there Capnrusty,
Thank you very much for reminding me of that record - and those days! Must have been something to have been taught by such a great and strong player as Jackie McLean!
I'm happy...
Forum: Drummers 07-09-2006, 06:04 PM
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Hi Simon,
Thank you for your kind words! As for the sound of my drums you're right it means a lot to me that my drums "talk" to me. Their sounds inspire me very much. I need to feel that I have some...
Forum: Drummers 07-09-2006, 05:32 PM
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OZjazzer, Gregg ... looking forward to your reviews. I really hope you'll enjoy the film as much as I did (especially now that I have talked you into spending your savings on it!!!)

I had the...
Forum: Drummers 06-29-2006, 05:53 PM
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Hey OZjazzer and Jazzgregg - and anyone else who could be interested.

I just did a little research myself and I think you may be able to order (in English) the DVD from one of these online stores:...
Forum: Drummers 06-20-2006, 03:23 PM
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Hi there Hotsauce!
Yeah, it's been FUN ... and fortunately it still is!!!!

Keep it up and then who knows, maybe one day YOU will be the one playing with those guys you mention! (except there may...
Forum: Drummers 06-20-2006, 02:56 PM
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Thank you so much for those kind words, mr. Beat!
Don't give away your body parts though ...

Best wishes
Alex
Forum: Drummers 06-20-2006, 02:48 PM
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You know, techically it IS a duo version - with only the two of us playing! But I guess you mean with bass and drums only? Or guitar and drums? Well, I'm afraid the version you've heard is all I've...
Forum: Drummers 06-07-2006, 11:40 AM
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I always liked that tune. And so a few days after we'd finished the cd-recording I asked the guys if we could record that one as well .. and just see what we could make out of it. Turned out that the...
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