Re: Abe Laboriel jr.
I've only listened to him on TV a few times playing with P Mcy.
He signs well, probably wouldn't have the seat if he didn't, has a drum sound I like & is a fine player.
You know how Ginger Baker plays different groves from almost any other drummers (stay drunk in Africa) well I like Gingers his playing although it's not my style.
Abe's chops, some groves & send-offs sound odd to me. Musical? Yes, but the juries still out.
I'll have to listen to more of his drumming.
Anyone else notice how different his drumming is....or am I too sober? :-)
"And he plays drums."