Thread: Tommy Igoe
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Old 08-03-2005, 03:11 AM
Stu_Strib
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Default Re: Tommy Igoe

I think Tommy is an awesome teacher. He is very passionate about it. A lot of guys I know think he's goofy about it (much like me, probably why I like him) and discredit him. This is a real shame, because he has a lot of knowledge and talent to share.

The only thing I didn't like about Groove Essentials is that he breaks down the basic groove, but then when he plays it, he ad libs a lot, which loses my students real fast. I wish he would have done THREE takes instead of two. Slow, upbeat, then a third one where breaks down the variations he plays with the (cough cough) "band".

Also, I would have liked to have seen a list of the tunes he played too in the credits.

His DWs and Zildjians sound amazing, and his playing is smooth, fluid and real musical.
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