Thread: Omar Hakim
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Old 12-12-2007, 05:27 PM
aydee aydee is offline
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Default Re: Omar Hakim

Omar rocked the pop world with Sting when Sting re-jazzed himself up post-Police. The "Dream of the blue turtles" and the " Bring on the night " tour introduced a highly gifted and technically very competent drummer to the pop masses, a rare ocurrence , I dare say.

The son of Duke Ellington's trombone player is very conscious of not being called a "jazz "or "rock" drummer, having played with Miles and Mariah Carey amongst many others.

However! .......Druid,

I preferred Erskine and Alex Acuna, and Alphonse Mouzon to Omar with Weather Report. I felt they fit the music better, even though Omar was the true monster amongst them.

Last edited by aydee; 12-12-2007 at 06:00 PM.
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