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Old 11-16-2013, 07:40 PM
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Default Tony "Thunder" Smith, and a Solo

I don't think I've heard his name mentioned on this forum independently. As an offshoot of the Billy Cobham thread, Tony is not a "big name" for most drummers compared to BC. Tony played in a similar way; very ambidextrous and free, perhaps even more so than Billy Cobham.

He was Jan Hammer's drummer in the 70's and I believe he's teaching at Berklee these days, along with playing music. I've researched some of his material over the years and found he's definitely worth checking out and of course stealing ideas from! ;)
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