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Old 11-01-2012, 05:09 AM
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Default Re: favorite local drummer?

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Originally Posted by larryz View Post
Great topic. I love this older guy, Mark Groom. Plays for Jimmy Beaumont & The Skyliners, a local act that made it big in the late 50s/early 60 with "Since I Don't Have You". Mark wasn't their original drummer but he's great nonetheless. A real old school type. Simple 4 piece. Makes his own drums too and released this video years back about getting like 100 sounds out of a cymbal). Nice guy. His wife also sings in the current version of the Skyliners.

http://theskyliners.com/the-group/mark-groom/
I'll second that! I saw a drum solo he did that was on youtube, he's the real deal! His wife is an outstanding singer too.
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