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Forum: Drummers 02-20-2009, 05:53 AM
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Posted By berlioz
Re: The legendary Steve Gadd.

Yes, he was definitely on "something", this was nothing new to Gadd, as he was heavily into drugs in the 70's and early 80's. He's not proud of it, but thats just the way the scene was in those days.
Forum: Drummers 03-13-2007, 02:45 AM
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Views: 120,506
Posted By berlioz
Re: The legendary Steve Gadd.

some concert video footage from that same tour
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-6978057759330493108&q=al+dimeola&hl=en
Forum: Drummers 03-09-2007, 01:48 AM
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Posted By berlioz
Re: The legendary Steve Gadd.

very nice find Tomgadd. Here is another very rare video of Steve and Ralph again.

This solo has it ALL groove and chops. The second half of this video Steve is just burning it up and showcases...
Forum: Drummers 04-05-2006, 04:07 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 120,506
Posted By berlioz
Re: The legendary Steve Gadd.

Sweet :-) very nice selection Tom

there are a couple of tunes here that i never heard before.
1-Wlodek Gulgowski - Manhattan Vibes ( i love that intro )
2- david matthews - sambafrique (...
Forum: Drummers 03-25-2006, 11:39 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 39,818
Posted By berlioz
Re: Tony Williams

Yes some very mature drumming for a young Tony Williams, if memory serves me correct he was only 17 when he recorded this.. some beautiful phrasing.

here is the solo
Forum: Drummers 03-20-2006, 02:11 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 120,506
Posted By berlioz
Re: The legendary Steve Gadd.

Sorry folks, this is long….

I just read a few post's here regarding what the BIG fuss is about Steve as well as others criticizing his technique and chops (or lack of) … well here's my input on...
Forum: Drummers 03-03-2006, 02:14 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 120,506
Posted By berlioz
Re: The legendary Steve Gadd.

Good stuff Tom, thanx for sharing this clip... I would love to get a hold of this concert.
Forum: Drummers 02-18-2006, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 240,060
Posted By berlioz
Re: How do u do the bass drum rolls like John Bonham???

yeah that is a challenging groove to play, and its all single bass drum, no floor tom.
Forum: Drummers 02-13-2006, 03:02 AM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 240,060
Posted By berlioz
Re: zep sound

www.drummerworld.com/Videos/johnbonhamtech1.html
Forum: Drummers 02-03-2006, 11:06 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 120,506
Posted By berlioz
Re: The legendary Steve Gadd.

thanks for putting this video up Tom, i used to have this on vhs (it just vanished)
In my book, this is what a drum solo is supposed to sound like (it has to groove)
Bernhard, any way of getting...
Forum: Drummers 01-25-2006, 01:17 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 120,506
Posted By berlioz
Re: The legendary Steve Gadd.

good job tomgadd, im impressed. 9 correct answers.
# 8 is actually Peter Gabriel- no way out
# 10 your correct, the artist is Chuck Mangione, but the tune is 'The 11th commandment'

The Jun...
Forum: Drummers 01-23-2006, 01:52 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 120,506
Posted By berlioz
Re: The legendary Steve Gadd.

Ok it seems to me that most people who are not too familiar with Gadds work (and even with some of those who are) when asked what their favorite tune with Gadd on drums is, the answer almost always...
Forum: Drummers 01-23-2006, 01:42 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 120,506
Posted By berlioz
Re: The legendary Steve Gadd.

Yes Gaddporium was streamed in mono (low streaming crap) at first, i did eventually stream it in stereo afterwards, but unfortunately had to shut it down not too long afterwards. I do hope to...
Forum: Drummers 01-22-2006, 03:04 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 102,127
Posted By berlioz
Re: If you ever dreamed of playing in Buddy Rich's band, this may change that!

heres the link to the answer (scroll down abit)


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddy_Rich
Forum: Drummers 01-16-2006, 02:18 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 120,506
Posted By berlioz
Re: The legendary Steve Gadd.

Yes he does have an extensive discography. I used to run Gaddporium (an online all Gadd radio station) Steve performing with various artists from the last 5 decades from various musical genres.
At...
Forum: Drummers 01-16-2006, 01:29 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 120,506
Posted By berlioz
Re: The legendary Steve Gadd.

Ok i stand corrected, thanx Stu. I do remember that story from the Gadd video, i knew he was doing his independece exercise thing with the left hand and foot, but i forgot that it was the song first...
Forum: Drummers 01-16-2006, 12:15 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 120,506
Posted By berlioz
Re: The legendary Steve Gadd.

Paul Simon wrote the song around the groove. Steve was warming up, doing independence exercises, with left hand on hi-hat and closing the hi-hat foot on different beats, while playing this New...
Forum: Drummers 01-14-2006, 05:31 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 120,506
Posted By berlioz
Re: The legendary Steve Gadd.

a quote from Buddy Rich
"Steve Gadd was and probably still is, the best at that particular kind of drumming. I think that's because he has a jazz background, so he's able to incorporate it when he...
Forum: Drummers 01-02-2006, 07:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,831
Posted By berlioz
Re: Matt Cameron

Im surprised no one has mentioned his drumming on the tune "Jesus Christ Pose" from Soundgarden. The tune was actually built around this groove.
I love this groove, one of my favorites.
for those...
Forum: Drummers 12-28-2005, 05:01 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 120,506
Posted By berlioz
Re: The legendary Steve Gadd.

3 Must have cd's (in no particular order) with great musicianship throughtout, with some of the best grooves and solos ive heard from Gadd (and ive heard ALOT)

-"smokin in the pit" by Steps Ahead...
Forum: Drummers 12-24-2005, 09:33 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 137,064
Posted By berlioz
Re: Vinnie Colauita

Agreed, this is why they left Steve's solo for last, as to set the theme for all three to trade 4's around (part 2 of video). Starting his solo with his "crazy army" variation Steve sounds like a...
Forum: Drummers 12-22-2005, 08:34 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 120,506
Posted By berlioz
Re: The legendary Steve Gadd.

On another note, what ever happened to the unofficial Steve Gadd website that Stan Mulder ran for years (Bernhard even had a link for it on the Gadd page). That was the most informative website for a...
Forum: Drummers 12-22-2005, 06:05 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 120,506
Posted By berlioz
Re: The legendary Steve Gadd.

here is a clip from the Vic Firth site.

http://www.vicfirth.com/artists/video/gadd/gadd01HQ.mov

a short clip of a documentary on Steve's early career. and a VERY rare look at Steve performing...
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