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Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,162
Posted By dantheman
Re: Top 10 Rhythm Sections

You have to include Benny Benjiman and James Jamerson and hal blaine & Carol Kaye/Joe Osborne in this list. Also Roger Hawkins and Don "duck" Dunn. and Steve Gadd & Tony Levin/Anthony Jackson...
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,222
Posted By dantheman
Re: MD interview: Andy Newmark

I remember that interview from 1984! also as part of the interview, Modern Drummer did a feature on Andy's 4 pc. Yamaha drum set. Andy talked about the philosaphy of playing a 4 pc. kit, keeping time...
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,615
Posted By dantheman
Re: Which drummer are you?

I was taught that you should every and all styles of music so have the skills needed to cover any situation. That way, if you get called to audition for a band, or fill in for a band etc, you are...
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,167
Posted By dantheman
Re: Blast from the past!

One of the best "live" albums of all time! Great band featuring the late Bob Mayo on keyboards. Every time I hear a cut from this album I think of my youth and growing up. Thats one of the magical...
Forum: Drums 06-23-2011, 01:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,910
Posted By dantheman
Re: Custom Classics Price Increase

Ya know, it's funny, no response from those who were touting sigler and the custom classics on D.W. just a couple of months ago. Especially pearly gates who was putting them up against the new sonor...
Forum: Drums 06-22-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,910
Posted By dantheman
Custom Classics Price Increase

Just found out that Sigler Music has just raised the price of their custom classic pro jazz birtch kit from $469.00 to $619.00. I was thinking of ordering this set as a back up/practice kit. Oh well...
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,654
Posted By dantheman
Re: Poor and Insulting Service at LI Drum Center

This is so sad to hear. One might expect that from a young kid working at a guitar center, but not from a drum sprcialty shop. I guess I have been spoiled by living by and dealing with Dales Drum...
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,688
Posted By dantheman
Re: E Street saxophonist dies.

HE WAS SUCH A HUGE TALENT WITH AN EVEN BIGGER HEART. I saw bruce & the e street band on thier big 1984 tour to back up the born in the U.S.A. album. Not only was he the perfect counter to bruce &...
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 24,675
Posted By dantheman
Re: Dave Letterman's Drum Solo Week

Props to Letterman for "giving the drummer some!" All I can say about Sheila E is that I could never drum in heels!
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,609
Posted By dantheman
R.I.P. Andrew Gold

Singer, songwriter, producer, and musician Andrew gold has died from a heart attack at the age of 59. He may only have had a handful of hits on his own (Lonely boy, Thank you for being a friend) but...
Forum: General Discussion 05-29-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 104,992
Posted By dantheman
Re: Who is your favorite drummer(s)

There are so many...

Forum: Drums 05-27-2011, 12:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,241
Posted By dantheman
Re: Does the Sonor Bop kit come with a riser?

According to the information provided about the sonor bop kit on Dales Drumshop website, the bop kit does indeed include a riser.
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,601
Posted By dantheman
Re: Ringo Interview

Hi GD. First let me say I have read your posts & threads for awhile now. You always have well thought out posts and I enjoy reading them. Thanks for this interview. The beatles are my all time...
Forum: Drums 05-21-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,721
Posted By dantheman
Re: Suggestions For A Good Value Jazz Kit-Revisited

Larryz - the sonor lines are as follows:

1000 series - basswood
2000 series - birch
3000 series maple

all are nine ply. Now the new safari & bop kits say "select hardwoods" on the badges....
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,200
Posted By dantheman
Re: Kits that come standard with 20" Kick

Mapex has the Meridian Maple series with a 5 pc. "jazz" configuration. It's a 20" bass drum, 10 & 12" toms and a 14" floor tom. I had the same kit from thier Pro M line and it was a great kit.
Forum: Drums 05-13-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 58,360
Posted By dantheman
Re: Sonor Safari

Thanks for your imput Frank. I guess I should explain my situation a little more. I am 50 yrs. old & have been playing drums since the age of 5. But due to health reasons I sold my acustic &...
Forum: Drums 05-12-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 58,360
Posted By dantheman
Re: Sonor Safari

Hello everyone. I have been thinking about getting the safari or the bop set from sonor. But after reading this and other threads about them I am not sure what set would suit my needs better. I play...
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,056
Posted By dantheman
Re: Has anyone bought pro endorsed products or want their set-up?

Interesting topic. I am about to buy a sonor safari kit because Bo Eder plays one!
Forum: Drums 05-05-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,251
Posted By dantheman
Re: Is Tama History?

Hello all. I grew up in Bensalem P.A. (just outside philadelphia). The Hoshino company (parent co. of Tama) has a large distribution center there. The music store where I first took drum lessons was...
Forum: General Discussion 04-30-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 115,304
Posted By dantheman
Re: The Big Kits vs. Small Kits Debate

All in all, I think it comes down to what you are comfortable with. I believe most of us have started young playing drums and go thru that stage where you want the biggest, loudest set in 5the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-30-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,239
Posted By dantheman
Re: Your Favorite singing drummer.

Dear Mr. Frost,
Ringo did indeed drum & sing at the same time on songs such as..."boys" - "I wanna be your man" - "act Naturally" "octopuss's garden" just to name a few.
Forum: General Discussion 04-30-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,239
Posted By dantheman
Re: Your Favorite singing drummer.

Don Henley - Eagles
Phil Collins - Genesis & solo
Stan lynch - tom petty
Levon Helm - The band
Nigel Olssen - Elton John
and of course - RINGO!
Forum: Drums 04-29-2011, 03:37 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 58,360
Posted By dantheman
Re: Sonor Safari

Hey Bob - nice videos of your band. The kit sounds good, as does your cymbals. What pies are you using? Also your band sounds good, I really liked the song "tightrope"
Forum: Drums 04-28-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 915
Posted By dantheman
Re: Video of snares and my kit

Hi Guy, I left a post on your video for you. Nice set, and nice playing!
Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,423
Posted By dantheman
Re: Phil Collins's Injuries - Why?

I just saw the "genesis behind the music - remastered" on VH1 classic and at the end phil said that he was retiring from the music business for health reasons and to raise his family. He then joked...
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