pretty cool video. the youtube link was messing up on me (probably cause im on a wireless connection right now), but i found the original on drummerworld
Originally Posted by toteman2
Meaning, he doesn't actualy cross his hands when playing on the Hats and snare. He leaves enought space to let his left hand move as high, and freely as possible. No restrictions. Many have switched to open handed playing just to free up the left hand. Billy has found a shortcut.
thats funny, i do that too. it just feels better. i dont have as much space between my hands as billy though
oh, and i used to have hitting my thumb problem as well, occassionally. hurts like crap. your comment just made me realize that its not happening anymore... sweet