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Old 06-16-2012, 02:10 AM
eddypierce eddypierce is offline
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Default Re: ...for the jazz cats ...

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Originally Posted by Gvdadrummasum View Post
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.

Ed
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