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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 06:53 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 34,172
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 Yesterday, 04:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
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 Yesterday, 04:50 AM
Replies: 704
Views: 34,172
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: 72
Views: 1,302
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: 47
Views: 899
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: 47
Views: 899
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: 47
Views: 899
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: 1,343
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: 1,343
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: 1,392
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: 8,880
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: 8,880
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: 1,392
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: 1,012
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: 1,012
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...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-19-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,012
Posted By Benfordrum
Re: criticize my technique #3

@brady about 2 and a half years give or take a month

@JohnW thanks!!! i have the dawson book but got caught up in a few other books because i was trying to stray away from technique (until i...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-19-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,012
Posted By Benfordrum
Re: criticize my technique #3

@boomka http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwCoPjPzVw4

What can I do to improve that? Accent the second stroke on a slow tempo? I don't see the knowledge behind that because at a faster speed ill...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-19-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,012
Posted By Benfordrum
Re: criticize my technique #3

i'd imagine having good hand technique would make a hell of a burger flipper
Forum: Drum Technique 06-19-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,012
Posted By Benfordrum
criticize my technique #3

Hey guys a few months back i posted a technique criticism vid so here's an update. been playing alot of trad grip so yeah i guess tips on that would be great! aside from a few goofs that i had from...
Forum: Drums 06-14-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By Benfordrum
Re: Head choice for Gretsch Catalina Jazz, looking for a folk/pop sound

Maybe a Ps3 on the bass, w a coated amb on the snare just downtuned, and some coated emps over coated ambs on the tom
Forum: Drums 06-14-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By Benfordrum
Re: Kit for college/gigging/afterwards

@airborne how does one go about finding one of these deals? do you just go on ebay and type "used drums" what's the secret to finding steals haha!
Forum: Drums 06-14-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By Benfordrum
Re: Kit for college/gigging/afterwards

been doing alot of searching the past few hours.. The only club dates that i can find used are about 700-800 w/o a snare.. Any other recommendations? Also what's a good site to buy cheap or used...
Forum: Drums 06-14-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 157,457
Posted By Benfordrum
Humorous drum photo haha!

Hahaha! saw this on craigslist, show some other pictures! I laughed alot

http://miami.craigslist.org/brw/msg/3810708152.html
Forum: Drums 06-14-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By Benfordrum
Re: Kit for college/gigging/afterwards

I'm thinking new york is where i'm gonna be so a small kit is preferable.

@Bo I'll take a look at the ludwig kit!! I've heard about those in some shops and that they're a delight to play

@SFC...
Forum: Drums 06-13-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By Benfordrum
Kit for college/gigging/afterwards

Hey guys, Kyle here. Going to college in the next year and I need to start recording my auditions. The past few years, I haven't had a kit of my own and my mom is asking me about a kit and which one...
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