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Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,121
Posted By Benfordrum
Re: Musicality

AMEN
INTENSITY IS WHAT MUSIC IS SUPPOSED TO BE

intensity doesnt mean loud, or strong, or overexcited. extreme calmness is intensity for example
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,121
Posted By Benfordrum
Re: Musicality

Musicality: Making the music feel good

not replicating the cool lick you found on a youtube tutorial

not hammering out the same old fill and then moving one of your hands to another drum to...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By Benfordrum
Re: Stick heights/control

Haha! I sit with my legs at a bit more than a 90 degree angle. However I have really long legs and a short torso so I should probably start sitting higher. To get a good clean hit on the tom i kind...
Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By Benfordrum
Re: Help me win a scholarship!

Thanks so much, I really appreciate it! The scholarship standings are basically a social media test... There are a few kids with 5,000+ votes. Thank you so much for your support though
Forum: Drummers 04-22-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,336
Posted By Benfordrum
Re: Greg Hutchinson

Bump for Hutch, there needs to be WAY more talk about him on this site... I want to talk about his technique, his touch, all of that, he is such a bad mf
Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By Benfordrum
Re: Greg Hutchinson Interview... AWESOME

Woooo!!!!! Hutch is a monster!! There needs to be more talk of him on this website
Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By Benfordrum
Stick heights/control

Hey guys! I'm trying to figure out how to lower my stick heights and gain more control around the kit... I've been practicing with more wrist in order to develop a better touch. However, i still have...
Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By Benfordrum
Re: Help me win a scholarship!

Thanks!! Guys it's literally one or 2 clicks it means the world to me!
Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By Benfordrum
Re: Help me win a scholarship!

Bump! It literally takes one click to vote guys.. please!
Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By Benfordrum
Help me win a scholarship!

Hi guys! Kyle here. Some of you my have seen my thread about college loans. My predicament is here: http://www.drummerworld.com/forums/showthread.php?t=116099

I found a simple scholarship that...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 39,531
Posted By Benfordrum
Re: ...for the jazz cats ...

HUTCH!!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIK6_t1Mjm4

Does anyone know what Hutch sheds??? Or his ride cymbal technique? I want to know so much about his playing
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By Benfordrum
Re: 50 years ago today...

Some love for trane... Love Supreme, Crescent

wayne shorter, speak no evil and juju

herbie with empyrean isles

and oscar peterson with clark terry

what a killing year
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 39,531
Posted By Benfordrum
Re: ...for the jazz cats ...

Can i join this thread?

im digging the sam rivers thing will post a transcription soon
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 8,277
Posted By Benfordrum
Re: What's your latest purchase?

A Craig Lauritsen 21 inch ride cymbal owned and used by Gregory Hutchinson
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,347
Posted By Benfordrum
Re: College- What do i do!! :(

I'm not really sure if i would receive another scholarship offer like the one currently standing. I might make the commute and live at home. I would basically be going to school for free, I think it...
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,347
Posted By Benfordrum
Re: College- What do i do!! :(

My mom thinks that we can narrow it down to this...

12,000 freshman year
6,000 the next 3 years

total would be about 30,000 in debt. This is so tough!
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,347
Posted By Benfordrum
College- What do i do!! :(

Hi Drummerworld!!

I'm in a huge predicament... Basically, I want to go to school for jazz performance.

My top school, the University of Miami- Frost, offered me basically full tuition. However,...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,496
Posted By Benfordrum
Re: How do I swing harder?

Thank you guys! I think i swing but i just want to have that driving force.. kinda like louis hayes or something.

technique wise how can i develop emphasizing the quarter notes and making the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,496
Posted By Benfordrum
How do I swing harder?

Guys.. I feel like I can swing and go out and be all energy filled like elvin and stuff...
But I want to come in and learn how to make people DANCE with just my ride cymbal. I mean like the way...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,577
Posted By Benfordrum
Re: Great forum but one issue

I agree with the majority of everyone's posts! I love DW and won't leave any time soon. But we look at DW as a forum for drummers. Wouldn't it be better to look at it as a forum of musicians who play...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-21-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,719
Posted By Benfordrum
Re: music theory: a necessity for drummers

Yeah that's why i brought up the melody being particularly important.. You can base your development while youre playing solely off of the melody and the harmonic occurrences during the melody
Forum: Drum Technique 06-21-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,719
Posted By Benfordrum
Re: music theory: a necessity for drummers

AMEN! Here's the deal.

Theory isn't required to play drums. It isn't required to play in the most killin ensemble or group. It isn't required to be able to sound like anyone on the drums and it...
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,577
Posted By Benfordrum
Great forum but one issue

Hey guys, so I love this forum. Very open communitiy and i really appreciate it. Ive just been noticing one thing.. Alot of us are hung up about the really pointless aspects of drums..

We ask...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-21-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,198
Posted By Benfordrum
Re: criticize my technique #3

Man, you guys are the best. I really appreciate the advice and guidance. Thank you so much for the kind words!!
Forum: Drum Technique 06-20-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,198
Posted By Benfordrum
Re: criticize my technique #3

@Boomka Thank you! Those are definitely good exercises. I often find myself just playing a double stroke roll at random tempos just because i'm not sure on how to build them, but thank you! I like...
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