Re: Joe Morello
Joe Morello is amazing. Plain and simple. He's easily my favorite drummer of all time. His one-handed open rolls are an order of magnitude faster than my two-handed closed rolls. Hell, his bass rolls are faster than my two-handed buzz rolls. :| More importantly, he's a real musician. He knows the piece, he knows how the drums can best add to it, and he knows full well how to get those drums to do it.
I don't know if it's been mentioned yet, but he has a series of instructional videos that you can get on Netflix. You can tell from his demeanor that he's a cool dude, and totally down to earth. That alone makes me like him a hundred times better than Buddy Rich.