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Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 0
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Posted By WhoIsTony?
Nice to see Dan Weiss finally .....

.... getting some shine!!!!!

about damn time!!!

this cat has been killer for a long damn time .... one of the most unique voices of the past 40 years
...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 513
Posted By WhoIsTony?
Re: Warning, imminent British invasion of New Jersey & New Orleans!

hit me up when you get to NYC

when are you heading this way ?
Forum: Drum Technique 03-24-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 874
Posted By WhoIsTony?
Re: 8 years of professional teaching - time to give it away

it is extremely important to accommodate lefties and.... as my friend Glen Graham who used to play in a band called Blind Melon and is a lefty drummer told me ..... "be fair to their left...
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By WhoIsTony?
Re: "So What" .... dig this

I felt the same

really emotional .... especially how he ended

he seemed to be channeling Coltrane

also this is one of the only pieces of evidence that I've seen of Tony "feathering"
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By WhoIsTony?
"So What" .... dig this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEUNDj2a0Qk#t=49
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 774
Views: 59,920
Posted By WhoIsTony?
Re: ...for the jazz cats ...

check it out

http://www.freep.com/story/entertainment/arts/mark-stryker/2015/03/21/wayne-shorter-quartet/25143431/
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By WhoIsTony?
Re: A Live Music Venue who do it right....

Ideally fair pay to me covers my cost of travel , and time with some left over for my pocket.... at least enough to pay a bill
of course the expectations of this change based on whoever I am...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By WhoIsTony?
Re: A Live Music Venue who do it right....

I very rarely come across a venue where I am treated poorly .... extremely rare actually

I can't remember the last time I was not fed, paid, and treated with nothing but respect and helpful...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 59,920
Posted By WhoIsTony?
Re: ...for the jazz cats ...

wow.... that sounds really moving

it's really beautiful that you got to share that with your daughter

...yes... Blade is a cosmic force of spontaneous energy and expression .... his phrases...
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By WhoIsTony?
Tony Williams Billy Cobham duet

thought some of you might dig hearing these two beasts share the stage

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01uKqweTGEg
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 894
Posted By WhoIsTony?
Re: Is hard to make a living out of jazz? Are there any jobs out there?

"I found that to really make money you had to give up music, so I gave up money "
- Mel Lewis


do it for the right reasons ....

it doesn't matter what type of music you play...
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 59,920
Posted By WhoIsTony?
Re: ...for the jazz cats ...

Love that record 8

the tune Angola is actually one of my all time favorite Tony performances
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By WhoIsTony?
A Date With Dizzy (1956)

a short film that puts Dizzys band in a studio scoring a commercial .... really great

Charlie Persip on drums

actor Don Keefer as the director Don Babbit ... he is widely known as the man who...
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By WhoIsTony?
Re: Killer bodhran solo .... check it

ah what the hell .... lets keep the bodhran love going

check this out

https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=806900672721932&set=vb.397785253633478&type=2&theater
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By WhoIsTony?
Killer bodhran solo .... check it

https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=806819266063406&set=vb.397785253633478&type=2&theater
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 963
Posted By WhoIsTony?
Re: WERE DO I START??? *JAZZ DRUMMING*

my advice

listen for about 6 months to 2 years before you even start playing .... see if you absolutely fall in love .... or until the music strikes you so deeply that you cannot help but play it...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,031
Posted By WhoIsTony?
Re: Is it OK to talk about the movie "Whiplash" yet?

also .... how about the antagonist protagonist dynamic that went nowhere ... just started in and stayed stagnant throughout ... terrible character development

how about the forced love interest...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 882
Posted By WhoIsTony?
Re: Peart - would you hang out with him?

ha!!

it really was very brief... maybe 5 minutes total

and Neil seemed very excited to talk drums .... I asked him one question about the stands being bolted to the riser and he kind of got...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 882
Posted By WhoIsTony?
Re: Peart - would you hang out with him?

I got to briefly chat with Neil at the Boston Garden in ... I think it was 2012 .

Ray Danniels and I share a mutual friend ... Alvan Long owner of Curve of the Earth records and the recording...
Forum: General Discussion 03-14-2015, 01:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,384
Posted By WhoIsTony?
Re: Blurred lines ripped off the "feel"

my man ... these cats know absolutely nothing about hip hop and carrying on a discussion with them about it is pointless and quite frankly painful

it actually shocks me the amount of ignorance...
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By WhoIsTony?
Roy Haynes: I'm Not a Metronome

great interview conducted by Christian McBride

thought you guys would dig

http://jazztimes.com/articles/19034-roy-haynes-i-m-not-a-metronome
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,384
Posted By WhoIsTony?
Re: Blurred lines ripped off the "feel"

"lifting" ?

are you not aware that most samples are cleared, legal , and payed for ?

hip hop music is built on sampling and the artists being sampled are compensated for the most part ..... a...
Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,384
Posted By WhoIsTony?
Re: Blurred lines ripped off the "feel"

I agree with Stevie Wonder on this topic


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpdQhK86Jek
Forum: Drum Technique 03-10-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 472
Posted By WhoIsTony?
Re: Rim shots- how to practice precision?

obviously uncle L .... obviously
Forum: Drum Technique 03-10-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 472
Posted By WhoIsTony?
Re: Rim shots- how to practice precision?

it never ceases to amaze me the over thinking that goes on around here about things like this

you want to play consistent rim shots ?

get the snare where your body ergonomically wants it ...
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