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Forum: Drum Technique 07-16-2011, 11:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,057
Posted By Cabazon
Re: Is this a problem with my playing technique?

In addition to the technique and whatnot (I didn't watch these videos I'm reading mentioned, so I cannot comment), check out the grain in the wood of sticks before you buy them. That picture looks...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-10-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,132
Posted By Cabazon
Re: The Funklet

To be honest, that's the most confusing notation I've ever seen, aside from illegibly handwritten standard notation.
Forum: Drum Technique 06-09-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,156
Posted By Cabazon
Re: What grip to pick

Indeed. The fulcrum should be between the thumb and the hand, not the index finger and the index finger, or the index finger and whatever you're supposed to be doing holding it like that.
Forum: Drum Technique 06-08-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,585
Posted By Cabazon
Re: tension and wrist pain

I had tension issues which held me back for years.
Then I learned to groove with my whole body--kind of dancing as I drum, though not too overtly.
If the music were a car, it's more like riding in...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-08-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,507
Posted By Cabazon
Re: Useful drum rudiments

9 years ago, I started practicing rudiments. Today, I am still improving on them, though I rarely have time to practice. There is no such thing as not enough time when you've got a whole life...
Forum: Drum Technique 05-13-2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,848
Posted By Cabazon
Re: Barefoot? Or with Shoes? how do you play?

Barefoot at home, Vibram Fivefingers elsewhere, unless it's really cold in the basement, then I'll wear the fivefingers.
Forum: Drum Technique 06-04-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,986
Posted By Cabazon
Re: bombing on stage?

If you make a mistake, regardless of how slight or obvious, shrug it off and keep the beat going. I used to get flustered when I'd make a mistake, and just stop playing or try to "fix" the mistake. ...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-03-2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,493
Posted By Cabazon
Re: Who's your drumming influence?

My biggest influence would probably be Bernard Purdie--not only because of his drumming, but more of just Bernard Purdie.
Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,755
Posted By Cabazon
Re: Vaseline in the lugs, bad for lugs.

The floor tom part isn't that effective of proof, in my opinion. The application of petroleum jelly is not the only difference between lugs and floor tom leg brackets. The lugs will have a lot more...
Forum: Drum Technique 05-21-2006, 05:31 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 49,963
Posted By Cabazon
Re: Playing with shoes on...

I'm generally barefoot most of my life, so I've grown used to doing everything barefoot, including drumming. I can play with shoes on, but I prefer barefoot.
I hate just socks.
Forum: Drum Technique 05-21-2006, 01:59 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 19,753
Posted By Cabazon
Re: Blast beats

I don't get it, are you asking if it's "really just of or related to cerium" ?
Forum: Drum Technique 04-14-2006, 08:03 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 61,138
Posted By Cabazon
Re: new vid is up! "one handed rolls"

I'm still downloading this one, but I watched your moeller video and it helped SO much more than anything else. You're great at explaining stuff!

Edit: Just watched it. I loved it as much as...
Forum: Drummers 03-25-2006, 04:51 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 25,079
Posted By Cabazon
Re: Elvin Jones

Elvin Jones was my inspiration that sparked my love of Jazz drumming and desire to play it.
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