Originally Posted by Dr_Funky
I honestly don't think he is the be-all-end-all of session drummers. There are other groovers out there in this drumming world that deserve a listen and some praise as well.
Chances are that the 'other groovers'
that you talk of grew up listening to him, breaking down his licks, woodshedding them in practice.Thats is probably WHY they are groovers today.
Opinions aside,he was the benchmark..