Originally Posted by drummer_kid
So i've read some of your posts saying things like you don't think that Travis isthe best drummer because he's only got a FEW of the attributes that "the best" drummers should have....well.....then what are they? travis has speed, creativity, he catches on real quick, and he's good in many types of music....what other things does it take?.... i'm just asking so then i can know what kind of things i need to work on
Well, you need all those things, but developed to a much higher standard than Travis Barker. When has Barker shown to be good in many types of music? He's great in playing loud pop-punk, but i'm not sure he's ever demonstrated the dynamic ability to play funk or jazz for example.