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Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,674
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Not having fun playing

DonĘt worry, most drummers and musicians have NO fun playing at all ┤though they will never confess it...

The only chance you have is to study seriously and then you MIGHT enjoy playing. It is a...
Forum: General Discussion 11-13-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,066
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Top level guys that do local gigs

Beyondbetray,

No problem (nor it was before)!

Best!
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,066
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Top level guys that do local gigs

IĘm not sure if your answer was to me. Personally I only play in a wedding (or any kind of concert) if I play JAZZ (with Top musicians ONLY), I did hundreds of them fitting in that criteria, to me is...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,066
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Top level guys that do local gigs

In the REAL jazz world most musicians would play any gig, independently of the paying, if its with good musicians and good music. If it is with bad musicians, or bad music, commercial music, etc. a...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-12-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 915
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Beginner's book?

"Rudiments" are not for beginners (we are talking about 40 rudiments, right?), many of the books recommended here for you does not fit your profile (of beginner) at all. Best advise is find a GREAT...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-09-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,813
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Jazz drummers: How do you work on soloing?

I wittness it as it was happening on National TV in Germany, it was from Berlin ans I was living in Frankfurt and I didnĘt take a job in order to watch it, because it was anounced. Back then was one...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-09-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,813
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Jazz drummers: How do you work on soloing?

Mkinao, that┤s a very nice solo by Jack, but that┤s kind of a "solo solo", I think the original question is more gathered to solos with Interplay, ex. 4┤s, 8┤s, 12┤s, with the members of the group.
...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-09-2018, 03:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Open handed drummers unite

I┤m not into open handed playing, but i would say the best known one is "Billy Cobham", that┤s where Simon (from a different generation, 13 years younger), pick it up. Another wellknown drummer is...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-08-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,277
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Moaning' Jazz ride

Yes, that┤s about it...

Thanks and best!
Forum: Drum Technique 11-08-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,113
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Heel up - arrrgh!

1) Heel Down is for playing softer music, jazz, bossa, etc., you can play softer and faster easier.

2) Heel Up is for louder music, ROCK, POP, and their derivatives.


You can use each...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-08-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 920
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Wrist Twisters vs Stick Control

I get a little confused, you are doing Wrist Twisters, by Buster Bailey, and "want to be a good (relatively) drummer?" and "will never do any gigs"? You should be already a good drummer to do that...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-08-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,277
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Moaning' Jazz ride

IĘve heard this video, and I think you are playing correctly, the ride is fine (what you wanted to achive), only, to me is weird that some people chose it for learning jazz. I said this mainly...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-08-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,813
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Jazz drummers: How do you work on soloing?

Thank you! Take care...

Alex Sanguinetti
Forum: Drum Technique 11-07-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,813
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Jazz drummers: How do you work on soloing?

n1ck:

Watch these two examples and try to see the relation between what players played and what I answered.

1) 1994 . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xGngCan1eg0

2) 2005 -...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-07-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,813
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Jazz drummers: How do you work on soloing?

This was pretty funny, Todd!

Best regards!
Forum: Drum Technique 11-07-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,813
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Jazz drummers: How do you work on soloing?

Just playing the phrase over an over...until is imposible to play it wrong (or beyond).
Forum: Drum Technique 11-07-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,813
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Jazz drummers: How do you work on soloing?

First watch the VIDEOS, please, THEN read the thread:

1) Medium Slow Swing 4┤s: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqRYk85d4i8

2) Up Tempo blues 12┤s: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6kGkGZuQtc
...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Got your old method books?

These are just A FEW of them:

http://nebula.wsimg.com/8ae006737bfa41fdb9923cb9c7556cb2?AccessKeyId=E0A11918542C004178C6&disposition=0&alloworigin=1
...
Forum: Drum Technique 10-04-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: hihat/kick <-> heel up/down

Not a very good idea, musclewise and soundwise...

Heel down in Jazz is mostly to switch to "splashes"...or liberate, in different degrees, "the tightness of the close".

Of course some...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,668
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: What killed off Slingerland?

I was already playing at the time so, ┤though I wasn┤t related to the company or anything of the kind, I could say it happened what happened to all the american companies at the time.

In the 70Ęs...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-10-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,495
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Too Much 2 & 4

Originally rock, and derivatives were not so strong on 2 and 4. But as years passed and rock drummers grew up COMPLETLY away from listening to Jazz (remember all the drummers from the 60┤s and 70┤s...
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Foot technique

Sounds like a coordination/reading problem. Can you read?, because your description of the problem seems you can┤t. If you can┤t (or can barealy) you are in trouble (in all areas).
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 871
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Pain In My Thumb. Oh no, not another one of those threads.

I don┤t know about your fingers, but certainly you are going to destroy all the screws of your hardware tighten them so hard. Why this? Are you trying to throw it unfolded to the audience? (haha).
...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-08-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,422
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Online Courses

Excellent answer! Keep on building your arsenal of ideas, oppennes and will to learn!
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: History of brushes and brush playing...

I wouldn┤t worry about this too much, you see, much of the forum is about anecdotes, etc. but very little about REAL playing.

At the end ALL you┤ll be able to find is GOSIP (people repeating...
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