Originally Posted by Gvdadrummasum
I always thought the "Philly lick" was the cross sick on the 4 ...like a back beat
you hear many Miles drummers use this after Joe Jones
Jimmy Cobb says Miles insisted it.....I have a MD article somewhere ...where Cobb talks about this...Ill try to dig it up ...its in one of the boxes full of MD in my moms basement
Yes, I believe that's what the Philly lick is. But I've heard that Art Blakey has been given credit for originating it (or at least popularizing it), although I think Philly used it more than Art did.