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Forum: General Discussion 11-13-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 741
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: 741
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Top level guys that do local gigs

IĻm 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: 741
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: 12
Views: 586
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: 82
Views: 2,088
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 didnĻt 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: 82
Views: 2,088
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Jazz drummers: How do you work on soloing?

Mkinao, thatīs a very nice solo by Jack, but thatīs kind of a "solo solo", I think the original question is more gathered to solos with Interplay, ex. 4īs, 8īs, 12īs, with the members of the group.
...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-09-2018, 03:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Open handed drummers unite

Iīm not into open handed playing, but i would say the best known one is "Billy Cobham", thatīs 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: 990
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Moaning' Jazz ride

Yes, thatīs about it...

Thanks and best!
Forum: Drum Technique 11-08-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 617
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: 18
Views: 509
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: 990
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Moaning' Jazz ride

IĻve 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: 82
Views: 2,088
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: 82
Views: 2,088
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: 82
Views: 2,088
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: 82
Views: 2,088
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: 82
Views: 2,088
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 4īs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqRYk85d4i8

2) Up Tempo blues 12īs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6kGkGZuQtc
...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
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: 591
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: 3,417
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: What killed off Slingerland?

I was already playing at the time so, īthough I wasnīt 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 70Ļs...
Forum: Drum Technique 08-10-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,409
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 60īs and 70īs...
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Foot technique

Sounds like a coordination/reading problem. Can you read?, because your description of the problem seems you canīt. If you canīt (or can barealy) you are in trouble (in all areas).
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 782
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Pain In My Thumb. Oh no, not another one of those threads.

I donīt 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: 1,198
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: 645
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: History of brushes and brush playing...

I wouldnīt 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 youīll be able to find is GOSIP (people repeating...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 957
Posted By Alex Sanguinetti
Re: Does drumming get easier?

If you donĻt study seriosly it is very little what you are going to improve.

Most drummers canīt play difficult fills, etc, you are talking about...it doesnīt matter how many decades they have...
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